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Cernobbio (Como) – The EU economic system is heading in the direction of a “positive growth level” in 2025, confirming the forecast made a “couple of months ago” and being up to date in mid-June. The EU Commissioner for Economic Affairs, Paolo Gentiloni, reiterates the margins of optimism for the neighborhood bloc after the recessionary winds which might be – nonetheless – hanging over Europe. “We have a year and a half of difficult crisis behind us which has led to a notable slowdown in economic activity, but I think two things can be said which also fuel a certain confidence” declared Gentiloni, chatting with reporters within the press level of workshop of assume tank The European House Ambrosetti in Cernobbio (Como).

The good indicators of the economic system and the political “tensions”.

The first constructive be aware “is that we have avoided recession, at least as a European Union as a whole” stated Gentiloni. The second “is that the forecasts that the commission made a few weeks ago on the fact that in the second part of the year we could have an acceleration of economic activity – he added – And next year this acceleration could pick up speed forecasts seem confirmed” .

Among the push components cited by the previous Italian prime minister are the “very positive” employment state of affairs, the “recovery of purchasing power that exists with the increase in wages and salaries” and the shortage of a domino impact between wage rise and inflation. Gentiloni himself underlines, nevertheless, the varied fronts of “tension” that hover over essentially the most reassuring statistics from Brussels.

The Commissioner glosses over the fears of a re-election of Donald Trump within the USA, additionally expressed by the viewers of entrepreneurs in Cernobbio, talking of the “excellent relations” with that of Joe Biden. The fears of an escalation on a Middle Eastern scale are clearer, additionally within the face of the ever-increasing weight of the Mediterranean area in relations with the EU.

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