Enough Italy bashing
Eric Chaney, 26 October 2006
Written October 2006: Italian competitiveness looks bleak when measured by unit labour costs and export volumes, but both measures are tainted by serious statistical uncertainties. Credit rating agencies may soon have to re-evaluate the Italian case in a more positive light given faster potential growth and lower budget deficits.
Topics: Europe's nations and regions
Tags: competitiveness, Italy