BUSINESS ABROAD: Success in Sicily

In the 19th century, Sicily was considered (by northern Italians) nothing more than "a paradise of poor devils." But no more. Since World War II, long-neglected Sicily has suddenly started racing ahead far faster than the rest of Italy — or for that matter almost any other part of Europe.

Last week, in the new Catania industrial zone, a $4,000,000 steel fabricating plant went into operation. Nearby, close to Messina, work started on a $5,000,000 plant to .produce frozen orange juice. At Augusta, a ghost port barely five years ago, a third major project...

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