Possible Progress on China’s Involvement with Italian and EU Investments

Italy along with other European nations are trying to convince countries with major current account surpluses to further investment in their government bonds and/or the Eurozone bailout funds. Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti has passed a series of spending cuts, tax increases, and pension reforms to cut Italy’s mega public debt pyramid. It is a gentle balancing act to please foreign institutional investors and yet calm growing discontent at austerity measures that Italians have to deal with. Real GDP growth is essential if Italy wants to have a strong robust economy.

Italy has been courting governments and sovereign wealth funds. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]



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