Saturday, March 26, 2011

The economy of Genoa

Genoa is the southern corner of the industrial triangle of Milan-Turin-Genoa, is one of the major economic centers of the country. Manufactures of GDP in 1915, 08 billion euros, representing 1.3% of national GDP. In 2000 the town was on the 5th place in the ranking of the economically strongest cities in Italy. Bank St. Gregory, one of the oldest banks in the world, was founded in Genoa in 1407 and contributed to the city's economic heyday of the mid-fifteenth century. Today, many leading Italian companies is headquartered in Genoa, including Ansaldo Energia, Ansaldo STS, and Edoardo Garrone Raffinerie.