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“Free zone vs. effects of the EU Customs Code”

“Free zone vs. effects of the EU Customs Code”

Genova - “To take the opportunity provided by the Chinese plan for the new Silk Road, we must institute a free zone in Genoa,” says Riccardo Braggio, the President of ALCE, the Ligurian Association for Foreign Commerce

“No Solution to Gulf crisis until bans are lifted”

“No Solution to Gulf crisis until bans are lifted”

Doha - The Foreign Minister of Qatar Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani said that the Gulf crisis cannot be resolved unless the “siege” is lifted. The Minister said that there can be no dialogue as countries that imposed restrictions on Qatar never gave specific expectations

Owners and unions at loggerheads in Spain

Owners and unions at loggerheads in Spain

Barcelona - The general assembly of the Spanish owners’ association Anesco has votedagainst accepting a pre-agreement reached with stevedoring unions, claiming it is anti-competitive and in breach of proposed new government legislation, which the unions oppose. A new proposal will be sent to the trade unions today

Russian Eurobonds: foreign investors took 85%
“Logistics, our new challenge” / INTERVIEW

“Logistics, our new challenge” / INTERVIEW

“The port of Venice and its development - answers Pino Musolino, the President of the Venice-Chioggia Port System Authority - can contribute in a fundamentally important way, by supporting exports from companies in the region, by contributing to the growth of industry in the North East”

Russia sees no big surge in arms sales

Russia sees no big surge in arms sales

Paris - The Russian weapons industry remains competitive on a global scale despite Western sanctions, but the cyclical nature of the business and budget constraints are dampening prospects for a big surge in global arms sales, Russia’s top arms trade official said on Tuesday

“Dark money in Volpi’s Swiss accounts”

“Dark money in Volpi’s Swiss accounts”

Genova - The business was discussed in anonymous and elegant Swiss offices,but it was the usual smugglers who carried the suitcases full of illegally acquired banknotes and kilograms of gold across the border. The techniques have been refined over time, for example, the organisation arranged SIM cards

Corsica Ferries, new lines and new jobs

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