ITALY: AN ECONOMY IN CRISIS - Its infrastructure is antiquated, its public administration is corrupt and inefficient, and taxes and labor regulations are onerous. And even with all that, the nation's midsize exporters, which account for over 80% of GDP, have managed to thrive for decades. Well, no more. The double whammy that's killing them: Cheap Asian knockoffs and a government that hasn't ...
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Business week : BW. - New York, NY : McGraw-Hill, ISSN 0007-7135, ZDB-ID 2402762. - 2001 (28.05.), p. 46-47