Growth forecasts may be revised up says Draghi

Vaccines enabled us to reopen our economies says premier

(ANSA) - BARCELONA, JUN 18 - Premier Mario Draghi said Friday that Italy's economy is likely to out-perform the current forecasts for this year.
    "The vaccination efforts have enabled us to reopen our economies," Draghi told the Cercle d'Economia meeting in Barcelona.
    "There is a return to growth.
    "According to the European Commission's forecasts, this year the EU's gross domestic product will grow by 4.2%.
    "An increase of 4.2% and 5.9% is forecast for Italy and Spain respectively.
    "These forecasts could be revised up with a return of confidence among companies and families". (ANSA).


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