Editorial & opinion
Cooperation against the crisis
Today's economic and financial context and deteriorating economic outlook have had a profound effect on the spirits of representatives of the manufacturing world;
The Italian economy
INNOVATION, AN ESSENTIAL RESOURCE FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH
THE FIRST DIRECTORY OF INNOVATIVE PIEDMONTESE BUSINESSES
The capacity to innovate is an essential element for a territory that wants to be competitive in the international context. Innovation makes it possible to conquer new markets and to hold off the competition, particularly price competition implemented by the new international competitors.
Regional Economy: What's new in Piemonte?
PIEDMONTESE EXPORTS: +14.7% IN THE 1ST HALF OF 2011 COMPARED TO THE PREVIOUS YEAR
A POSITIVE PERFORMANCE FROM PIEDMONTESE FOREIGN TRADE, BUT NEW SIGNS OF INSTABILITY ON THE HORIZON THREATEN THE INTERNATIONAL ECONOMY
In 2010, after contracting significantly as an effect of the international financial crisis, world trade took off strongly again, recording positive growth on 2009.
Trends in Piemonte's Economy
THE FORECASTS FOR THE WORLD ECONOMY ARE REVISED DOWN
WEAK GROWTH IN ITALY AND THE RISK OF CONTAGION FOR THE DEBT
After the growth of 2010, a new slowdown in the world economy in the first half of 2011 involved not only advanced countries but also the emerging economies.
PETER SCHARDIG, CEO AND GENERAL MANAGER OF SCHAEFFLER ITALIA
A CASE HISTORY FROM ONE OF THE 600 FOREIGN COMPANIES LOCATED IN PIEMONTE
Peter Schardig, 42 years old, became CEO and General Manager of Schaeffler Italia in November 2009.
THE EXCELSIOR INFORMATION SYSTEM 2011
EMPLOYMENT FALLS AGAIN, BUT THERE ARE SOME SIGNS OF AN IMPROVEMENT IN PIEMONTE AND VALLE D'AOSTA
An essential tool to support training, orientation and labour policy programming decisions, the Excelsior Information System, now in its 14th edition, provides a picture of the forecast demand for jobs in 2011 and the professional and vocational requirements expressed by about 100,000 businesses in all sectors, with at least one employee.
Corporate & local government news
HIGHLIGHTS FROM EUROPE
Unioncamere Piemonte has a representative office in Brussels whose aim is to facilitate participation in EU affairs.
The European Commission has adopted the legislative package for cohesion policy (2014-2020)