Italian GDP revised up for this year and 2016

(AGI) Rome, Oct 16 - Italy's gross domestic product has beenrevised up to 0.8 percent this year and to 1.2 percent nextyear, alongside Germany, by consultancy firm Prometeia.Economic growth was boosted by stronger than expected domesticdemand and public investments, which compensated for fallingdemand from emerging countries. Prometeia said the recovery isone of the most rapid in the past 25 years in terms of thenumber of jobs created. Expo Milan will boost revenue fromtourism this year and the 2016 Mercy Jubilee in Rome is alreadydrawing visitors this year and should increase spending.

(AGI) Rome, Oct 16 - Italy's gross domestic product has beenrevised up to 0.8 percent this year and to 1.2 percent nextyear, alongside Germany, by consultancy firm Prometeia.Economic growth was boosted by stronger than expected domesticdemand and public investments, which compensated for fallingdemand from emerging countries. Prometeia said the recovery isone of the most rapid in the past 25 years in terms of thenumber of jobs created. Expo Milan will boost revenue fromtourism this year and the 2016 Mercy Jubilee in Rome is alreadydrawing visitors this year and should increase spending. . .