Editorial & opinion
Parties to the recovery
In a recession such as the one facing Italy, and Piemonte in particular, with consumption and domestic investment falling, internationalisation can offer an outlet and a possible safety net for small and medium enterprises, whether they produce goods or offer services. Internationalisation means both encouraging foreign investment in the region, and opening up to the global market.
The Italian economy
The 46th annual Censis Report on the social situation in the country
Italy struggles to survive
The 46th "Rapporto annuale sulla situazione sociale del Paese" was presented last December. The Report, which traditionally interprets the most significant socio-economic phenomena underway in the country, underlines that in 2012 Italian society managed to survive, even if it did find itself helpless in the face of the crisis.
Regional Economy: What's new in Piemonte?
Piemonte’s socio-economic internationalisation index
2012 records another positive performance
After the recovery of 2010, which was sustained by the extraordinary increase in world trade and by far-reaching tax and monetary policies, the world economy has slowed down again.
Trends in Piemonte's Economy
Prospects for Piemonte are negative but all sectors are expected to grow in 2014
In the 3rd quarter of 2012 the world economy enjoyed a period of growth, conditions on the financial markets improved and the yield spreads of the sovereign bonds of peripheral Eurozone countries narrowed. In the 4th quarter of 2012 the financial markets continued to reflect a lack of tension;
Piemonte: a region full of opportunities
Piemonte is putting excellent tools and structures in place to attract businesses from abroad and to simplify the presence of multinational companies in the region
This column briefly considers the experience of a few companies and businessmen to illustrate the advantages and problems of their investments in Piemonte. For example, Filidea, an outstanding company in the field of cutting-edge textiles, a joint venture established by the Turkish company Abalioglu Textile and Marchi&Fildi Spa from Biella.
Multinational companies in Piemonte as seen by Observer
Since 2009, the presence of foreign companies has been monitored by Observer, the observatory of multinational enterprises (MNEs) in Piemonte, a dynamic, evolving databank that is the only one of its kind in Italy
Regional Government News
Highlights from Europe
Unioncamere Piemonte and Regione Piemonte have a representative office in Brussels whose aim is to facilitate participation in EU affairs.