Italy needs instant reforms to grow, says economy minister

(AGI) Rome, Sept 20 - Europe's economy is growing at a slowerpace than economies in other parts of the world, and Italy'seconomy is lagging behind Europe's, so the country needsreforms now, Economy Minister Pier Carlo Padoan wrote onTwitter. He was referring to the debate on the global economyduring the G20 Finance Ministers meeting in Australia onSaturday. He also wrote that there is broad consensus among theG20 finance ministers that investment is needed to supportgrowth, as already agreed at the Ecofin meeting in Milan. . .

(AGI) Rome, Sept 20 - Europe's economy is growing at a slowerpace than economies in other parts of the world, and Italy'seconomy is lagging behind Europe's, so the country needsreforms now, Economy Minister Pier Carlo Padoan wrote onTwitter. He was referring to the debate on the global economyduring the G20 Finance Ministers meeting in Australia onSaturday. He also wrote that there is broad consensus among theG20 finance ministers that investment is needed to supportgrowth, as already agreed at the Ecofin meeting in Milan. . .