Moody's predicts Italy 2016 GDP growth 'barely over 1%'

Global Macro Outlook for eurozone GDP predicted up 1.5%

(ANSA) - Rome, August 18 - In 2016 economic growth in Italy will increase to just over or around 1%, Moody's rating agency predicted Tuesday in its Global Macro Outlook.
    Growth in France also will be around 1% next year while for the eurozone as a whole GDP will increase by around 1.5% this year and next year, according to Moody's.
    Meanwhile Inps said that in July 52.4 million hours of state-subsidised layoffs were authorised, a drop of 26.9% compared with July 2014 when there were 71.7 million hours.


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