Italy : Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation

Publication Date: July 10, 2012
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Summary: This 2012 Article IV Consultation focuses on Italy’s economy, which is expected to continue contracting through the year owing to tight financial conditions, global slowdown, and the needed fiscal consolidation. The government has embarked on wide-ranging structural reforms to boost productivity and potential growth. Executive Directors have commended the Italian authorities for launching an ambitious policy agenda to secure fiscal sustainability and promote growth. Directors have also acknowledged the important steps taken toward deregulating the service sector and making the labor market more flexible and inclusive.
Series: Country Report No. 12/167
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Banking sector | Debt sustainability analysis | Economic indicators | Economic recession | Fiscal consolidation | Fiscal reforms | Global competitiveness | Labor market reforms | Staff Reports | Unemployment

Publication Date: July 10, 2012
ISBN/ISSN: 9781475506518/1934-7685 Format: Paper
Stock No: 1ITAEA2012001 Pages: 66
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