OCT 2016- As a part of a two-year campaign of the Italian Trade Commission in India to promote the best of Made in Italy in India (Italy: the Extraordinary Commonplace), the Italian Trade Commissioner of Embassy of Italy, Dr. Francesco Pensabene, in collaboration with Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) and in association with ASSOCALZATURIFICI (Italian Footwear Manufacturers’ Association) and AIMPES (Italian Leather goods Manufacturers’ Association) announces the participation of Italy as “Partner Country” at Amazon India Fashion Week to be held from 12th to 16th October 2016 at NSIC Grounds, Okhla, New Delhi. For more information please click on the Read More link below
OCT 2016- The Italian Trade Agency Mumbai is organizing a trade delegation from the construction sector at the upcoming trade show ‘Saie 2016’. It will be an opportunity for in-depth analysis of new instruments and procedures, with particular attention to Building Information Modelling (BIM) in light of the recent changes introduced to the law concerning tendering contracts. SAIE 2016 will put the spotlight on technologies and intelligent materials, low-impact products and machines in order to describe, through the experience of Italian manufacturing, the commitment and the challenges on themes of urban regeneration, sustainable requalification, seismic protection and hydrology. For more information please contact at email@example.com
OCT 2016- ICT Sardinia is organized by the Italian trade agency in the framework of the event Sinnova. “SINNOVA” (an acronym standing for “Sardegna Innova”, namely Sardinia innovate) is a yearly fair and B2B event aimed at gathering and promoting the regional ecosystem of innovation. The event is organized by Sardegna Ricerche, the Regional agency in charge of fostering applied research and technology transfer in Sardinia, together with the Regional Government.
SEPT 2016- As per the provisional estimates of national income released by Central Statistics Office on 31st May 2016, the growth rate of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) at constant (2011-12) prices for the year 2015-16 is estimated at 7.6 per cent, as compared to the growth of 7.2 per cent in 2014-15.
JAN 2016- 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.
JUNE 2015- 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
OCT 2016- Italian apparels, bags, umbrellas and shoes made a cut above statement here at the Amazon India Fashion Week (AIFW) Spring- Summer 2017. FDCI (Fashion Design Council Of India) collaborated with the Italian Trade Commission to have Italy as partner country for the 28th edition of the gala. Assocalzaturifici (Italian Footwear Manufacturers' Association) and Aimpes (Italian Leather goods Manufacturers' Association) showcased collection of leather goods from 41 leading Italian brands. Francesco Pensabene, Trade Commissioner to India, Embassy of Italy, New Delhi and Sunil Sethi, President of FDCI also inaugurated the Italian Pavillion and Aperitivo.
India's food processing industry is expected to treble in the coming years on the back of higher economic growth and government initiatives like 100 per cent FDI in marketing of food items, Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal. At present, the size of India's food processing industry is about Rs 1.5 lakh crore. Food processing industry will treble in the coming years... Retailers, processors and manufacturers will be the three key drivers for facilitating the growth story, said the minister.
SEPT 2016- 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.
JULY 2016- 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.
FEB 2016- The idea is that this may encourage private investment, which has been a laggard. The proposed grid will have details of upcoming projects as well as those that are underway besides land available with the Centre, states, their agencies and public sector undertakings. "Such a grid will place investment opportunities in terms of projects upfront and make it easier for investors to access and explore," said an official of the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP), which is discussing the idea with states as part of the Invest India programme.
JAN 2016- The railways will soon invite bids for modernisation of 400 stations, opening up more avenues for private investment in infrastructure. The government has also set up the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) and is in touch with global sovereign and pension funds to become partners in facilitating greater private investment.
OCT 2016- The Italian Trade Commission office in New Delhi (Trade Promotion Office of the Embassy of Italy) announces that a selection procedure is underway calling for employment of a local employee with a contract on a permanent basis for the purpose of "Margeting" with a designation of "Assistant Trade Analyst". For more details please click on the Read More link below
OCT 2016- The Italian Embassy, New Delhi is looking for an administrative assistant on contract in the consular visa area. For more information and application form please click on the Read More link below. Completed applications can be sent to the email address firstname.lastname@example.org
The import of food products into India is controlled by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI).
APRIL 2016- 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.