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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[...]

The Italian Food Buyers Guide

 

The Italian Food Magazine is a web publication showcasing Italian companies and their products to global buyers and importers.

SPECIAL EDITION SUMMER FANCY FOOD SHOW 2018

Universal Marketing “Get the best out of your trade show”

Organic EU rules: what has changed?

Dairy: Parmigiano Reggiano: the ‘king’ of cheeses

Pasta & the U.S. A beautiful love story

READ NOW – N° 6 – JUNE 2018

UNIDI Delegation 2018 

18th JULY 2018- The Italian Trade Commission in collaboration with UNIDI (Italian Dental Association) are organizing 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 its 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 is 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.

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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MONTHLY ECONOMIC REPORT

As per the second advance estimates of national income released by Central Statistics Office (CSO) on 28th February 2018, the growth of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) at constant market prices for the year 2017-18 is estimated at 6.6 per cent. The growth rate of GDP was 7.1 per cent
in 2016-17 and 8.2 per cent in 2015-16.

The growth in GVA at constant basic prices for the year 2017-18 is estimated to be 6.4 per cent. At the sectoral level, agriculture, industry and services sectors are estimated to grow at the rate of 3.0 per cent, 4.8 per cent and 8.3 per cent respectively in 2017-18

 

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

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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INDIA AND ITALY SIGN AN MOU: COOPERATION IN AGRICULTURE AND PHYTOSANITARY ISSUES

Dec 2017 – Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister, Shri Radha Mohan Singh welcomed the visiting delegates led by Shri H.E Maurizio Martina, Italian Minister for Agriculture Food and Forestry Policies. The two Ministers signed a new MoU for cooperation in Agriculture and Phytosanitary issues that will replace the one signed in 2008. The MOU provides a good framework for cooperation in this field.

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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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ANNOUNCED: 9 NEWEST SMART CITIES

The Narendra Modi government announced 9 new smart cities on January 22nd 2018, brining the total number up to 99. These cities will see an investment of over 12,824 cr (1.9 Billion USD).

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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.