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NEWSLETTER #28
 
ITALIAN "FEDERLEGNO" MEETS INDIA
Best Italian Co's in Furniture, Flooring, Walling & Interior Design: 9-13 Dec, Delhi & Chennai  

#ICE - Italian Trade Agency, New Delhi is organizing a Exclusive visit of leading Italian companies (Gruppo Aran World, Scavolini, Maggi Massimo, Consonni F.lli, Budri, Goldconfort, Ali Parquets and Bianchini Italian Art Design) in the Furniture/Interior/flooring/walling sector under the most important Italian Furniture association Federlegno Arredo. The delegation would be visiting India - Delhi: 9-11 Dec and Chennai 12-13 Dec. There would be an opportunity for B2B meetings both in Delhi and Chennai. It will be great platform to interact directly with the decision makers of the companies and understand the story behind each of these exclusive brands representing the "Made in Italy" products of high quality, design and finesse.

For further details please contact at newdelhi@ice.it


 
 
 
ITALIAN COMPANIES AT PLASTIVISION 2013
One of the Largest Exhibitions of India on the Plastic Industry: 12-16 December, Mumbai  

#Plastivision India is one of the largest exhibitions of India that concentrates on the plastic industry. This international event will be held for a period of five consecutive days at the Bombay Exhibition Center in Mumbai. It aims to tap the potential of the India as an emerging market for plastics and machinery. It will bring together more than a lac business visitors, entrepreneurs and industry fraternity under the same roof and helps them to discover the new and latest products, technologies and services that will be showcased by above 1500 exhibitors coming from different parts of the world.
ICE-Italian Trade Agency, in collaboration with Assocomaplast, has organized a Italian platform at the upcoming edition of Plastivision. There are 3 Italian Companies - DOLCI EXTRUSION SRL, PLASTIC SYSTEMS S.p.A. & TEKNOMAST SRL participating at the fair.

For further details please contact at newdelhi@ice.it


 
 
 
ICE DELEGATION AT EIMA AGRIMACH INDIA 2013: 5-7 DECEMBER, NEW DELHI   50 ITALIAN COMPANIES AT FHW IN MUMBAI:
23-25 JANUARY 2014, BKC MUMBAI

# Eima Agrimach India 2013, an International Exhibition & Conference on Agriculture machinery, equipments and Agro-processing Industries. is being organized jointly by Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), FEDERUNACOMA- Italian Farm machinery manufacturers association and Ministry of AGRICULTURE, Govt. of India is the Co-organiser of the event. The Italian Trade Agency in collaboration with FEDERUNACOMA is organizing a delegation of manufacturers, importers, distributors, etc. from various countries – India, Iraq, Indonesia, Thailand and Sri Lanka to New Delhi.

To know more please contact at newdelhi@ice.it or click here



#Home to one of the largest food & hospitality industry gathering, Food Hospitality World gets BIGGER, BETTER and BUSINESS as it enters the 20th edition with its next show in Mumbai. This is a focused B2B trade show for the fast growing food & hospitality industry with the main objective of creating bigger opportunities and successful business for companies and trade professionals in India. At FHW Mumbai 2014, you'll find everything you need to for smart growth.

To know more about the fair please click here

 
 
MACRO ECONOMIC UPDATES
 
INDIA'S INFLATION RATE RISES TO 8-MONTH HIGH
 
#Stubbornly high vegetable and onion prices pushed India's wholesale inflation rate to an eight-month high of 7% in October, the highest in eight months adding to an array of problems for the government. Figures released confirmed what most people have been complaining about: how rising food prices and high cost of living have squeezed their household budgets forcing them to make expenditure adjustments. With inflation rising, and the RBI now expecting WPI inflation to be higher than its earlier forecast of 5.5% in 2013-14, a 0.25 percentage point hike in the repo rate ( the rate at which banks borrow from RBI) is likely during the remaining months of the fiscal. For more information please click here
 
 
NEWS
 
ITALIAN PHARMA GIANT MENARINI EYES INDIAN BRANDS
 
#In line with the acquisition plans of global pharmaceutical giants, Italian company Menarini is keen on buying out an established product portfolio to strengthen its operations in India. Menarini India, an arm of the $4.2-billion Menarini Group, is in the early stages of discussions with a handful of pharmaceutical companies to acquire brands in the cardiovascular, pain management and gastroenterology segments. According to senior officials, the company is eyeing acquisitions in the range of Rs 500 crore. Apart from brand buyouts, Menarini also plans to bring a few of its skincare medicines in the OTC category soon. For more information please click here
 
ITALIAN DELEGATION MEETS GUJRAT CM NARENDRA MODI
 
#A high-level business delegation from Italy led by Italian ambassador to India, Daniele Mancini, called on chief minister Narendra Modi on 26th Nov, 2013 and held discussions on areas of mutual co-operation. Mancini evinced interest in becoming a partner in Gujarat's growth story. top executives of Italian companies offered assistance in green technology for the construction sector and infrastructure, logistic, ceramics, small city concept in industrial clusters, agro-business and technology support in university-knowledge partnership. For more information please click here
 
 
PUBLICATIONS
 
THE ITALIAN FOOD MAGAZINE: BUYER'S GUIDE
 
#The great success of Anuga, the trade exhibition that was held in Cologne from the 5th until the 9th of October (see reportage at page 24), proves that the food business remains a strategic growth area for many countries. Here is the mission of The Italian Food Magazine: being the best vehicle to spread the knowledge of Italian products worldwide. In Cologne, the special printed edition that was distributed during the fair went like hotcakes. A clear sign that the "made in Italy" piques the interest of international operators and Horeca professionals. To download a copy please click here
 
 
UPCOMING EVENTS
 
5-6 DEC                 AHMEDABAD: 6th ENERGY EXPO 2013
 
#Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has been playing a pioneering role in developing the Indian Energy Industry with a move to integrate it since 2004. With this background, we at CII are pleased to organize the 6th Energy Expo in Ahmedabad to showcase the progresses made, explore the potential opportunities & explore the challenges faced by the industry & to create a roadmap for sustainable growth and development. An Exhibition of over 120 suppliers representing the wind, solar, biomass, biogas, bio-fuels, hydro, ground and air source heating sectors. For more information please click here
 
20-21 DEC             SURAT: 69th ALL INDIA TEXTILE CONFERENCE
 
#The 11th Internationa & 69th All India Textile Conference will provide a platform to all those stakeholders who are willinf to enter into the competitive global textile markets during the days to come by highlighting the prospects and perceptions for the same. During the conference, the learned technocrats from accross the globe will share their valued experience and knowledge about their machineries, technologies as well as products to be considered to have high growth potentials in global textile markets. For more information please click here
 
20 DEC                 KOCHI: INDIA IT SUMMIT 2013
 
#The third edition of India IT Summit 2013 on 20 December 2013 at Hotel Dream, Kochi. The theme of the summit is "Technology Solutions for Evolving Business Priorities". The 2013 edition of the summit will have over 20 eminent personalities and thought leaders, from across the country, discussing subjects of national and international relevance. Over 300 delegates - CEOs, industry experts, politicians, academicians, government officials and members of the media - are expected to participate in these discussions. For more information please click here
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