The Italian Trade Agency (“ITA”) is a governmental entity with diplomatic status which promotes the internationalization of the Italian companies, in line with the strategies of the Ministry for Economic Development. ITA provides information, support and advice to Italian and foreign companies. In addition to its headquarters in Rome, ITA operates...

US retailer Walmart and the Italian Trade Agency said on Monday they agreed to develop a Walmart brand for a line of imported Italian food products, as part of a broader accord between the biggest US retailer and Italy’s trade promotion agency to boost sales of Italian food and wines. Walmart will increase its purchases of Italian food products by...

Italy’s Trentino region is home to over 800 companies in mechanics and mechatronics industries employing the highest number of employees in the Trentino region (almost 10,000) and providing an important contribution to its exports. The Office of the Italian Trade Agency in Chicago together with Italy’s Trentino Sviluppo would like to invite US comp...

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has awarded 8 Honorary Fellowship Awards for the year 2017. Recipients include Italian architect Mario Cucinella and architect Giancarlo Mazzanti, winner of the 2016 edition of the Next Landmark contest sponsored by Floornature. The Honorary Fellowship Award is an annual award for architects who are not US...

Today, the country once best known for fine cuisine and romantic vacations has become a world leader in manufacturing, machinery, and related fields. Now Italy’s leaders are staking their future on digitalization, education, and strategic collaboration. When your thoughts turn to Italy, which products, services, and industries immediately come to m...

The design world speaks Italian: of €100 billion in turnover, one third—around €32 billion—is ‘Made in Italy’. Now Italy has decided to take the promotion of their creative products to the next level, by celebrating—through a network of embassies and consulates—the first-ever Italian Design Day in more than 100 cities throughout the world. The curt...

March 21, 4:30 pm Synergies between Business and Education: Meeting with New Jersey Based Italian Companies. Meeting with representatives of Italian companies based in New Jersey. Organized by the Inserra Chair and the Italian Program at Montclair State University, in collaboration with and under the patronage of the Italian Trade Commission and Ch...

A green light for investments to promote Italian wine in the United States and China. The Italian government has allocated €25 million in promotional resources over the 2017-2019 period, of which €20 million will serve to launch ‘Made in Italy’ in the American Midwest, whereas the other €5 million will be used to penetrate the Chinese market, where...

Italian food and farming exports are continuing to grow even in a difficult international context. According to Italian food producers’ association , exports from the sector are expected to total around €30.2 billion in 2016, up 4.1% compared to 2015. This is certainly a slower growth rate than 2015 when the food and farming-focused Expo 2015 world...

The Origini Italia programme for Export Management & Entrepreneurial Development, is organized by MIB Trieste School of Management, In cooperation with ICE - Italian Trade Agency, with the local administration of Friuli Venezia Giulia Region and with other Italian regional organizations. The Program is now in its 17th year, and is aimed at the desc...