GDP Italy 2021, von der Leyen: “It grows like never before”

The country “will return to pre-crisis levels by mid-2022”

Italy’s GDP is growing like never before. “We are finally reversing the course“said the president of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, speaking at the inauguration of the one hundred and first academic year of the Catholic University in Milan.” Thanks to European solidarity and Italy’s ability to effectively manage the pandemic, the Italian economy is growing faster than at any other time since the beginning of this century. The Italian GDP will return to pre-crisis levels by the middle of next year – in time for the degrees of the greatest among you “.

“Orders are growing and companies are looking for personnel – he added -. There have never been so many job offers in recent years. And yet too many young people are still unemployed. In these months of economic recovery, youth employment is growing more slowly than that of other age groups. Time to change things. I want an economy that works for young people like you. An economy that matches your expectations. A European Union for the next generation ”.