Italy: few ambitions from the new budget framework

Monday 21 October 2019

Research / Market

On 30 September the newly formed Italian government released an update to April’s Economic and Finance Document, with new fiscal plans for the years 2019 to 2022 and changes to the underlying economic assumptions. The Update Note to the budget shows little ambition in strengthening growth or shoring up public finances for now and can be seen as a transitional budget, aimed at restoring confidence in Italy’s commitment to comply as much as possible with the EU framework.


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