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30/08/2018

CETA, Italy-Canada trade interchange grows

The free trade agreement between the European Union and Canada - CETA - entered into force on 21 September 2017, pending its ratification by the national parliaments of the EU member states. Despite the fact that only 7 months have elapsed since the temporary entry into force of CETA, data [...]
30/08/2018

CETA: the main elements of the EU-Canada free trade agreement

Canada is one of the world's largest economies, with a per capita GDP of around US $ 43,000 and an annual recorderd economic growth of between 1% and 3% (2015-2018). For the EU, Canada is the eleventh trading partner with a value of the exchange of goods amounting to about [...]
29/08/2018

Wine, Made in Italy labels challenge Japan

ICE, the Agency for foreign promotion and internationalization of Italian companies, has scheduled for November 12 at the Anna Crowne Plaza in Kyoto and for November 13 at The Strings Omotesando in Tokyo a Wine Exchange dedicated to the Japanese market. The event is among the initiatives of Ice for [...]
29/08/2018

"Launch Scale Festival", ten Italian start-ups fly to San Francisco

ICE, the Agency for foreign promotion and internationalization of Italian companies, as part of the activities supporting the internationalization of startups and innovative SMEs, is organizing a collective participation to the Launch Festival of San Francisco, on 10 and 11 October. The Launch Scale is an event for startups and [...]
29/08/2018

Enoexpo in Krakow, Italian wines are there

ICE, the Agency for foreign promotion and internationalization of Italian companies, will bring the Italian firms to Enoexpo, scheduled in Krakow from 7 to 9 November. Now in its 16th edition, the Polish fair is hosted in the Horeca and Gastrofood exhibition spaces, which in 2017 welcomed 160 exhibitors from [...]
29/08/2018

A special economic zone in Sardinia, to attract businesses and investments

A special economic zone, spanning 2,770 hectares, will serve to attract businesses and investments. It will involve the six ports with the respective back-port areas. These are, in short, the characteristics of the ZES (Special Economic Zone), a " network" economic zone, which the Regional Government has decided to create [...]
03/08/2018

From waste to re-use: new EU rules for the circular economy

The new European directives on the circular economy entered into force on July 4th, 2018. The new package consists of four directives that intervene on the general organization and on some specific sectors. In particular: • Directive 2018/849 / EU intervenes on end-of-life vehicles (modifying Directive 2000/53 / EC), batteries [...]