Don’t emphasize rebound, challenge and growth from 2022
According to Bonomi, «this 6% recovery this year» must be considered with satisfaction but without emphasis: The real point is not the rebound underway this year. The challenge is the growth rate from 2022 onwards, which must be solid and lasting “, continued the president of Confindustria, as” only solid and lasting growth, with a ten-year horizon, can make the huge public debt truly sustainable. Italian”. However, there is “pride” for the recovery underway: “As in the 2015-2017 recovery, industry is the real driving force of the country”, Bonomi stressed.
State waives VAT-excise income on energy
“We are anxious to understand how the Government will try to stem these increases so that they do not translate into a sting for Italian families,” said Bonomi, underlining the issue of increases in commodities from mining to metals and up to the “dizzying increase in prices. energetic “. “It is obvious – he continued – that for us the best temporary solution would be a state renunciation of its massive revenues through VAT and excise duties that weigh on energy and fuels”.
Renewables: Cingolani 8GW goal for an unrealistic year
«Currently – the president of Confindustria recalled in his speech on the energy transition – a development of the capacity of renewable sources of 8GW per year, as indicated by Minister Cingolani, would be unrealistic. It would mean doubling the renewable capacity installed in the last 20 years over the next ten years, a result that is impossible to achieve without a radical change in the authorization mechanism ».
Concerned about the tax reform, 3 billion as for Alitalia
«First of all, we have a concern about the fish – said Bonomi -. We continue to read that the government would have only 3 billion available for the tax reform. We have never liked the de ﬁ cit and unlimited public debt. But on this we need to have clear ideas. We have given over 3 billion in the last 4 years to bankrupt Alitalia and to the small company that is now born ». The president of Confindustria said he was in favor of adding to an intervention on the 38% personal income tax rate, a cut in the tax wedge, the cancellation of IRAP, interventions to support businesses.
Freezing layoffs was nonsense
The reform of social safety nets and active policies, the president of Confindustria recalled, “has been postponed, because it was thought that the legal blocking of layoffs was the panacea. It was nonsense. Plurima “because” it did not prevent nearly one million employees from losing their jobs or not working for long periods in 2020 “and” fueled the even more unfounded thesis that, abolishing it, there would have been millions of layoffs “. Bonomi has relaunched “the proposals” for the reform. In July, “there was no rush to lay off at all”, he remarked, “we want to hire and grow, not fire”.