WE NEED GOOD EXAMPLES – Happy 2012 everyone!

Paging through the 20 December 2011 edition of La Stampa, I came across a strangely optimistic article, one that in part compensates for the down period that Italy is presently living through. The protagonists here are the statistics reported by certain Italian production zones for the second trimester of 2011, which have exceeded even Germany in terms of exports. One talks about the engineering industry in Brescia and Verona, packaging in Bologna and industrial machinery in Vicenza, one praises the leather indust