What is perceived as a strong point in Brussels – is the fact that so many countries have formed a single market – is instead exploited by China, and rightly so to its advantage, and thus becomes a point of weakness of the Union itself.
Theresa May‘s visit to Shanghai. In Brussels, they hope that May’s mission will fail to show that there is no life outside the EU. As expected, China lifts ban on beef for other countries, not just for Italy. We cooperate more with the UK.
Economic Protectionism or Liberalism. We discussed this topic in Al-Jazeera talk-show with other guests. Protectionism or free markets? Below are the basic points of dialogue on TV.
China arctic strategy. What is the official Italian policy regarding the Arctic? The Mediterranean that risks being closed to the north by these new Arctic routes and to the south by the growing importance that Africa has in the eyes of China.
One of the main objections that I’ve recently received is the following: “what if the current shareholder wishes to sell out? In that case, it seems clear that the government cannot put any obstacles and cause the transaction to fail because in that case, it is the seller, the old shareholder, that would forgo the opportunity to cash in”. Here’s my answer.
Is it possible that there are ways of cooperation between the various countries of the European Union that are different and perhaps better than those in force today? The answer to this question is an obvious “Yes sure”.
When will the Arctic routes be feasible?
How short is the distance along the Arctic?
In addition to the sea, what’s in the Arctic?
The impact of technology and advanced logistics makes China one of the most advanced countries in the online shopping sector, where the ecosystem created by Alibaba and Wechat is unique in the world. Italy remains behind not only on these two dimensions, but also because of regulatory aspects, such as limitations on the transfer of funds and the lack of consumer confidence.