Italy urges EU to help with extra funds as deadly coronavirus cripples northern economy

ITALY has urged EU officials to issue extra funds to counteract the predicted economic clampdown in the northern region of the country affected by the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus.

Italy may need to call on the European Union to offer leeway on its budget targets as it struggles with the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on an economy already on the brink of recession, a senior official said on Tuesday. The comments from Deputy Economy Minister Laura Castelli came a day after Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte warned that the fallout from the outbreak, so far concentrated in the economic powerhouses of northern Italy would be "very strong".

Asked if Italy, which has...
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2020-02-25 13:17
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