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Upcoming Events India

Sep
4
Tue
11:27 am EU Circular Economy Mission to I...
EU Circular Economy Mission to I...
Sep 4 @ 11:27 am – Sep 7 @ 12:27 pm
4th SEP 2018: In Delhi, there will be a delegation of companies coming from the EU from industries related to the concept of the circular economy namely: Waste, Water, Renewable Energy (solar and biomass),  Mobility (e-vehicles),[...]

Upcoming Events Italy

Sep
22
Sat
10:30 am Vicenzaoro 2018
Vicenzaoro 2018
Sep 22 @ 10:30 am – Sep 26 @ 11:30 am
Vicenzaoro September, the international jewellery show, a reference for the industry, gives voice to the most significant trends in the world of precious stones, metals, jewels and machinery. Over 1300 brands from 35 different countries,[...]
Sep
28
Fri
11:02 am Cremona Musica
Cremona Musica
Sep 28 @ 11:02 am – Sep 30 @ 12:02 pm
Featuring 302 exhibitors from over 30 countries around the world, along with the who’s who of the music world in attendance, Cremona Musica has emerged as the top exhibition for high quality musical instruments, featuring[...]
Oct
24
Wed
8:42 am Bovino Da Latte
Bovino Da Latte
Oct 24 @ 8:42 am – Oct 27 @ 9:42 am
Cremona Livestock Exhibition is the de facto one stop solution for livestock related solutions from Italy. The show has many major subdivisions one of the major ones being the Dairy exhibition. ITA will be organizing[...]

Invest in Italy, World Manufacturing Forum

 

 

 

27th SEPT 2018: Come to discover investment opportunities and incentives in the Italian manufacturing sector. ITA, Regional institutions, Business organizations will welcome chief executives from foreign companies interested in investing or expanding their business in Italy. All large business houses are requested to click through the link below to know more. Also, access the participation form here.

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Tricobiotos at Cosmoprof 2018 

 

 

 

10th SEPT 2018- The Italian Trade Commission invites you to visit the Italian company Tricobiotos at booth 25, COSMOPROF 2018 at the Sahara Star Hotel, Mumbai. Since 1982, Tricobiotos have been formulating, developing, producing and distributing professional hair care products all over the World. Innovation, excellence and an in-depth knowledge of the professional sector have facilitated its presence in over 60 countries, exclusively through distributors.

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EU Circular Economy Mission to India September 2018

4th SEP 2018: In Delhi, there will be a delegation of companies coming from the EU from industries related to the concept of the circular economy namely: Waste, Water, Renewable Energy (solar and biomass),  Mobility (e-vehicles), Construction and Textiles. This summit will look to perpetuate and accentuate the transformation of India, towards a circular economy with higher ratings for sustainability as well as ensuring the well being of the environment for the future.  ITA looks forward to a strong participation from Italian companies, many of which are leaders in their fields within the EU and internationally. ATTENTION: Registrations close on 15 June

To Register yourself , click through on the resources link below and email us at mumbai@ice.it after registering. Also view the official EU circular here.

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Delegation to Vicenzaoro 2018:

22nd SEP 2018: Vicenzaoro September, the international jewellery show, a reference for the industry, gives voice to the most significant trends in the world of precious stones, metals, jewels and machinery. Over 1300 brands from 35 different countries, over 500 hosted buyers, 800 Golden Buyers, journalists, opinion leaders and trendsetters from every corner of the world and visitors from 120 nations.

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UNIDI Delegation 2018 

18th JULY 2018- The Italian Trade Commission in collaboration with UNIDI (Italian Dental Association) organized a day’s workshop followed by B2B meetings on the 18th of July with a group of Italian Dental manufacturers visiting Mumbai.  Italian manufactured products have confirmed their position in the forefront of international markets on the strength of products that are appreciated throughout the world for reliability of their components, their avant-garde technological solutions and their pleasing designs.  This initiative was designed to showcase the innovation and excellence of Italian dental equipment / products that are recognized throughout the world for their quality, innovation and ‘Made in Italy’ excellence.

MONTHLY ECONOMIC REPORT

The growth of GDP at constant prices for the fourth quarter of FY2017-18 was 7.7 per cent, which is higher as
compared to the growth registered in previous six quarters.  The growth of GDP at constant prices for the year 2017-18 is estimated to be 6.7 per cent, as compared to 7.1 per cent in 2016-17.  The production of food-grains during 2017-18 is estimated at 279.5 million tonnes (third advance estimate), as compared to 275.1 million tonnes in 2016-17 (final estimate).

Rules & Regulations

FSSAI ISSUES NEW RULES FOR ENSURING QUALITY IMPORTS

India’s food regulator issued new rules for importing products, seeking to address concerns over the entry of sub-standard items and simplify the process by setting shelf-life norms and relaxing labelling guidelines. No food article will be allowed unless it has 60% of its shelf life remaining when it is cleared from customs, according to the new rules. Companies must register with the Directorate General of Foreign Trade and possess a valid import-export code, apart from an FBO licence to import food. The Food Safety and Standards (Import) Regulations, 2016, will come into force when they are notified by publication in the Official Gazette.

REVIEW OF FDI POLICY ON CONSTRUCTION DEVELOPMENT SECTOR

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, approvesl for amending the existing Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) policy on the ‘Construction Development Sector’ in line with the Budget announcement of the Government. The amendments in the relevant paragraphs of the extant FDI policy as contained in the Consolidated FDI Policy Circular 2014 are as follows

News

UFLEX INDIA’s PACKAGING GIANT SIGNS TECH TRANSFER AGREEMENT WITH COMIFLEX ITALY

JULY 2018 –Comiflex SRL, the popular Italian company has closed a deal with India’s largest global flexi packaging solution firm – Uflex. The collaboration confirms Comiflex’s intent of manufacturing its Gearless C.I. Flexo Printing Machines Uflex under the Technology Transfer Agreement. Ashok Chaturvedi, the Uflex MD has stated that his company will be marketing these gearless flex package printing machines all over the world.

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ENEL ITALY WINS THE FIRST GREEN ENERGY TENDER

MAY 2018- Enel, one of Europe’s biggest renewable energy players, said it has won the right to sign a 25 year energy supply contract with for a 285 megawatt wind power farm in the state of Gujarat. The state controlled entity said that it will be investing more than $290 million to build the project.

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INDUSTRY 4.0 AND INDIA

APR 2018 – The world is on the brink of a new, all-encompassing revolution moving at exponential speed. We are witnessing the emergence of innovative technological trends such as artificial intelligence, the internet of things, robotics, 3D printing, nanotechnology, and others with applications as diverse as the technologies themselves. The combination of these technological breakthroughs is the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Each revolution brings systemic implications and this one is no different. What is different is the extensiveness of its scope and the vitality of its impact on our existing interaction, distribution, production and consumption systems – and even on our identities.

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MACCAFERI AWARDED THE AQUA FOUNDATION’S EXCELLENCE AWARD

JAN 2018 – Maccaferri has been awarded the aqua foundation excellence award for “Outstanding Contribution towards cause of Sustainability” (Private Sector), at the World Aqua Congress in November. This award recognizes their exemplary industry-leading practices and commitment to the environment that Maccaferri has demonstrated in the last 18 years of its presence in India.

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Publications

E-COMMERCE IN INDIA – A GAME CHANGER FOR THE ECONOMY

e-Commerce has transformed the way business is done in India. With attractive and convenient shopping options at the core of the consumer facing business, the e-Commerce industry offers the power to create innovative, sustainable, consistent and seamless shopping experience across all channels. In the last 4 years, while the e-Commerce B2C segment has grown significantly leading to creation of many Unicorns, the focus of the Investors going forward seems to have shifted to profitable growth to achieve a stabilization of the economic model. This seems to be resulting in collaborations and partnerships across the value chain with the aim to optimize the costs. Simultaneously, the e-Commerce B2B segment is showing signs of rapid digital adoption which is likely to feed the significant rise of MSMEs and entrepreneurs from the Indian hinterland.

 

REPORT: THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY IN INDIA

 The Indian Chemical Industry is an integral part of Indian economy . The industry has key linkages with several other downstream industries such as agriculture, infrastructure, textiles, food processing etc. This report on Indian Chemical and Petrochemical Industry is a part of FICCI and TATA Strategic Management Group (TSMG) Chemical Practice’s endeavor to highlight the utility of Chemicals in day-to-day life.

Business Opportunities

MOBILITY INDUSTRY INDIA’S NEXT BIG OPPURTUNITY

India’s share of world income in the 1700 was around 35 per cent. In 1750s, India’s share of world income stood at 22.6 per cent, almost equal to 23.3 per cent of Europe’s share post the Mughal era. With the British rule, India’s share of world Income dropped to as low as 3.8 per cent. And today it stands at around 4.5 per cent.

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INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE: TRAVEL AGENCIES

The Italian Trade Agency Mumbai office invites interested travel agencies to send an indication of interest based on the document in the link below. Please write to us at mumbai@ice.it for the same with “travel agency” in the subject line.

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Jobs & Internships

HR SERVICES

AUG 2017- One of the most important factors of running a successful business is the acquisition of qualified local staff. However, finding the right employees is not an easy task.

The Italian Trade Agency has been in India for 44 years and has been working closely with Italian and Indian corporates and associations. With the knowledge and insight gained from this experience, we are ideally placed to mediate on behalf of companies to recruit suitable candidates. We can provide consultation and advice on the most effective recruitment, compensation and handling of your personnel by combining global strategy with local sensitivity.

 

VACANCY AT ITALIAN TRADE AGENCY – NEW DELHI

JUNE 2018-  The Italian Trade Commission – New Delhi Office seeks to hire an Assistant Trade Analyst in charge of supporting the Office in carrying out promotional activities. Kindly click the link below for the application form, job description and candidate requirements

NOTICE-OF-RECRUITMENT-OF-AN-ASSISTANT-TRADE-ASSISTANT

APPLICATION FORM

Made In Italy Resource Center

The Import Of Food Products Into India Is Controlled By The Food Safety And Standards Authority Of India (FSSAI).

The import of food products into India is controlled by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI). The FSSAI has published various regulations and notification, which have to be followed while importing food products.