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Upcoming Events India

Nov
20
Tue
5:30 pm Olive Oil Tasting
Olive Oil Tasting
Nov 20 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Mumbai, ITA in collaboration with the Consul general of Italy and The Italian National Association of Olive Oil invites you to an Olive Oil tasting session held by the Vice President of the Association, Mr.[...]
Dec
13
Thu
12:04 pm Cosmoprof Roadshow: Delhi
Cosmoprof Roadshow: Delhi
Dec 13 @ 12:04 pm – 1:04 pm
For 51 years, Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna has been the leading 360° worldwide event for the professional beauty sector and a reference event for the international beauty community, with more than 250,000 professionals, opinion leaders and experts from all over the world in[...]

Upcoming Events Italy

Dec
3
Mon
11:55 am ANIMA Export Day
ANIMA Export Day
Dec 3 @ 11:55 am – Dec 5 @ 12:55 pm
ITA in association with ANIMA – Federation of Associations of Mechanical and Engineering , is organizing a delegation to Milan for “Export Day ANIMA“, scheduled for 3 December in Milan at the Hotel Melia,  ITA is organizing a delegation of about 50[...]
Jan
20
Sun
11:45 am ANIE Open Days
ANIE Open Days
Jan 20 @ 11:45 am – Jan 23 @ 12:45 pm
ITA is organizing a delegation for Indian companies in the Infrastructure, Smart Cities and Railway sectors to ANIE Open days. The event taking place in Milan will feature the latest technologies from the 1300 company[...]

Olive Oil Tasting

 

 

 

 

20th NOV 2018: ITA Mumbai,  in collaboration with The Consul General of Italy and The Italian National Association of Olive Oil  invites you to an Olive Oil tasting session held by the Vice President of the Association,  Mr. Marcello Scoccia.

Venue: Oricon House, 8th Floor, Chamber of Commerce Ln, Kala Ghoda, Fort, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001, India Date: 20th November 2018  Time: 5:30 pm onwards followed by dinner On account of limited seating, kindly send in your RSVP to mumbai@ice.it at the earliest

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Export Day ANIMA 2018 

 

 

 

3rd DEC 2018: ITA in association with ANIMA – Federation of Associations of Mechanical and Engineering , is organizing a delegation to Milan for “Export Day ANIMA“, scheduled for 3 December in Milan at the Hotel Melia, ITA is organizing a delegation of about 50 companies from over 25 countries 2nd to 5th December 2018. Sectors covered include: Water and Environment Technology (Italian companies are given in the Table below), Oil & Gas and Energy, Industrial Plants and General Industry, Energy Efficiency, Comfort Technology and Civil Plants, Food Technology and HO-RE-CA. Write to us at mumbai@ice.it with your full company profile if your company operates in any of the above areas.

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Cosmoprof Roadshow 2018

 

 

 

 

 

13th DEC 2018: For 51 years, Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna has been the leading 360° worldwide event for the professional beauty sector and a reference event for the international beauty community, with more than 250,000 professionals, opinion leaders and experts from all over the world in 2018 edition. Come attend the Cosmoprof Roadshow held this time in Delhi to gain a better understanding of what makes Cosmoprof Bologna the premier trade fair for the Beauty & Cosmetics Sector. View Full Invite Poster here, to participate, fill out and email the form linked here to: n.fernandes@ice.it

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ANIE Open Days 2019 

 

 

 

 

20th JAN 2019:  ITA is organizing a delegation for Indian companies in the Infrastructure, Smart Cities and Railway sectors to ANIE Open days. The event taking place in Milan will feature the latest technologies from the 1300 company strong ANIE, solutions will be procured from their vast catalogue of products as per delegate requirements. If you are working in the Realty and Infrastructure sector and want your company to participate email us at t.sachdeva.contr@ice.it

EIMA

7th NOV 2018: EIMA is the International Exposition of Machinery for Agriculture and Gardening, a biennial event created in 1969 by FederUnacoma, the Italian Agricultural Machinery Manufacturers Federation, and organized by the federation’s service division, FederUnacoma Surl, in collaboration with BolognaFiere. Italian Trade Agency is organizing a delegation of Indian Agriculture companies to participate in the fair.

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Padua Health & Wellness Week

11th NOV 2018: Promex, the Special Agency of Padua’s Chamber of Commerce, is organizing the Padova Health & Wellness Week, from 11th to the 16th of November 2018 an initiative falling under the scope of Padova – Looking Ahead and Beyond project, which will take place from 11 to 16 November 2018.

The Padova Health & Wellness Week aims at promoting the excellence achieved by local businesses, scientists and researchers in the health & wellness sector, while also encouraging awareness of the cultural and artistic heritage of Padua and its surroundings.

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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

INVEST IN ITALY: REAL ESTATE NEWSLETTER

OCT 2018 – This edition of the “Made in Italy” newsletter elaborates on  the short term rental business exploring the effects that employment rate and occupancy have had on the same. As well as key housing price trends in the Italian market, details on the Palazzo Sturzo sale, Ferrari’s new Centro Stile, Florim’s new industry 4.0 enabled factory and other key market trends in the real estate sector.

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OLON ACQUIRES MANUFACTURING FACILITY IN INDIA

SEP 2018 – Olon S.p.A., a world leading Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) and generics supplier, announced today the acquisition of a local generics chemical operations API manufacturing facility in Mahad, India, as part of a continuing expansion of its global footprint.

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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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Publications

THE BUSINESS GUIDES ARTICLE SERIES

Click through below to see articles designed to help Italian Companies better understand the aspects of doing Business in India. These articles have been prepared by domain experts, this section will be continuously updated and expanded. It aims to be a resource which can clarify common issues which all international companies face, as well as provide you with trusted advice for a range of situations.

 

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

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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.