If Russia were to completely suspend the shipment of gas, “we would have a hole of 4 billion cubic meters”, which would also remain 90% uncovered by national storage, and “therefore if those 4 billion were missing and they were all accidents on the industry, it would mean turning off almost a fifth of the Italian industry“. Thus the president of Confindustria, Carlo Bonomiin Rtl 102.5: “Reason why we have to think, worst-case scenario, of a rationing strategy”, with “a political choice on which we ask for great responsibility because shutting down the industrial system means putting thousands of companies and jobs at risk”.
“What we are facing is an economic earthquake – he adds – the government can and must intervene, we cannot wait two months for the arrival of the new government” to address “a problem of this dimension, which means putting the system at risk. Italian industrialist, putting household income and employment at risk “adds Bonomi, speaking, among other things, of the impact of the energy crisis. “Today the industry is a national security issue,” he added.
As for cutting the tax wedge, for Bonomi “it can be done, it must be done and I do not accept that there is a narrative that there are no resources. I have heard all the parties say that they agree and the ministers of this government are an expression of those parties. If you really want to cut the wedge, put more money in the pocket of the Italians, they can do it tomorrow morning. The parliament is still in full swing. ”
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