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BLOG: Italy, G7 member and third world country

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Italy is the second market for automation in Europe with a trade surplus in the industrial machinery sector of €38,4bn.

Italy is the EU laggard in terms of productivity, but at the same time it retains a strong performance in manufacturing, registering the third best trade surplus in Europe. How can this paradox be explained? What are the roots of these problems and where is the potency of the country concentrated? Italian journalist Maria Maggiore of Investigate Europe gives her vision of the Bel Paese.

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