Draghi says Italy can beat euro growth

Bank of Italy governor Mario Draghi told reporters on Sunday 17 September he felt that Italy's economy could grow far more strongly than its European partners.

'There has been a very strong increase in our exports to countries like China,' Draghi told a news conference at the IMF/World Bank annual meetings.

'That seems to indicate that after a long period of complex, difficult restructuring, some of our companies are beginning to come through on the other side ... These first signs could be ver