by Claudia Astarita Lean production has eventually become a priority for the food sector as well. The best models were presented at Expo 2015 recalling the event central themes, such as tackling food waste and sustainability. The main protagonist was the Confindustria, the leading organization representing industries in Italy, Club of 15, imp...

New Economic Development Minister Carlo Calenda will oversee a plan to increase coordination between his ministry, the Italian Trade Agency and Italy's 20 regions to make it easier for foreign companies to invest in Italy. A first meeting of the Foreign Investment Committee will be held today at the Economic Development Ministry. The Confindustria...

Confindustria Udine ha ospitato a palazzo Torriani un seminario dedicato alle prospettive, alle tendenze ed alle opportunità di business nel continente americano. Organizzato in collaborazione con lo Studio Legale Goldberg Segalla LLP di New York, l'iniziativa ha rappresentato un'opportuna occasione per apprendere quelle che sono le effettive poten...

The first three “Italian desks” of the ten planned to attract foreign investments to Italy will open in two months time: in New York, London and Dubai. And every five Italian companies, or group of businesses, will have a dedicated export manager with advanced professional skills to replace improvised advisers or trusted tax consultants.   “...

The hope is that the "bonsai" euro will last. The feeling, indeed, is like some kind of "manna" was falling from Heaven, a transient condition due to choices that are only partly controlled by the ECB. And precisely from the European currency's drop, in fact, stems one of the "hefty outside forces" leading Confindustria to maintain that Italy's rec...

Dal 14 al 17 maggio 2016 Ceramics of Italy sarà presente ancora una volta con un padiglione multi brand presso lo Javits Center di New York, durante la fiera ICFF. Organizzata contestualmente al NYCxDESIGN, ICFF dà la possibilità a Ceramics of Italy di esporre una selezione delle ultime novità in fatto di ceramiche italiane sul mercato di New York....

Confindustria Ceramica president Vittorio Borelli doesn't hide his satisfaction. "We can't complain this year," he said. "The US market is driving a visible and significant growth." We are at the "Coverings," the American ceramics fair organized every year (for the past 27 years) by the Italian Association of Ceramic Producers in collaboration wit...

by Barbara Ganz   The United States has become the fourth export market for products made in the Northern Italian city of Padua. During the first nine months of 2014, Padua's exports increased by 16.3%, while in the Veneto region, where the city is located, they grew by 10.7%.   This growth confirms the positive trend that was registe...

"Espandersi negli Stati Uniti: nuove prospettive per le imprese del Friuli Venezia Giulia": è questo il titolo dell'incontro promosso a palazzo Torriani per lunedì 5 maggio, con inizio alle ore 16, da Confindustria Udine e Cassa di Risparmio del Friuli Venezia Giulia (Gruppo Banca Intesa Sanpaolo).   Si tratta di un approfondimento sulle opp...

by Laura Cavestri   Italian exports of "beautiful and well-made"products (in Italian "Bello e Ben Fatto" or BBF) to 30 main new markets is expected to increase by 45% over the next six years. Imports of BBF products from Italy by new markets are expected to be worth €16 billion in 2020 from €11 billion in 2014.   By 2020 this group of...