The main problem that the world faces today is that the West sees China as a world economic power, which is true if we look at aggregate figures of GDP. However, China, while being an important, key player in the world economy, is comprised of people whose income per capita is very low by European standards. We are analyzing how to include Italian ports as the western terminal of the new Silk Road for international shipments. Our northern ports are right in the middle of Europe, and our southern ports are essential for the development of Mediterranean and African economies.
In these two short videos, I illustrate, in a very practical way, how to be able to attract productive investments from China and, at the same time, limit predatory take-overs. My vision is based on the fundamental difference that exists between take-overs of existing companies and green-fields operations.
Interview on RadioRadicale, together with Valeria Manieri, Francesco Radicioni and Eugenio Buzzetti. What is the future of the “trade war” between China-US? and what are the prospects for the EU? Why will China reach us in a few years? What should Italy aim for? Here are some answers…
In this brief interview on Radio InBlu I summerise some of the most current topics both for Italy and at the International level. Trump and China, tariffs, European Union and Italian political elections with the newly elected government. Here’s my point of view.
Today, the Interior Minister Matteo Salvini is in Sicily to visit secure centres for refugees, in order to understand what kind of initiatives the government should implement and carry on in the next months. How can we stabilise migratory flows from Africa? China, I think represents one possible solution.
From Beppe Grillo’s Blog, the second episode of my Documentary on Chinese Rural Economy. This time, I introduce the MICROCREDIT. I interviewed some farmers and credit institutions.
An interview extract for Radioradicale (28 May 2018), in which I talk about issues related to recent Italian politics, spread, debt-to-GDP ratio, and Chinese economy.