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NEWSLETTER #26
 
ITALIAN PAVILLION AT TECHTEXTIL INDIA 2013
International Trade Fair for Technical textiles and Non Wovens: Mumbai 3-5 October  

#Techtextil India is the international trade fair for technical textiles and non wovens. It represents the entire global spectrum of technical textiles, non wovens and innovative apparel fabrics. This year Italian Trade Promotion Agency will have a pavillion in collaboration with TEX CLUB TEC with 5 Italian companies - FIL.VA SRL, FILATURA C4 SRL, BOZZETTO S.p.A, Sider Arc S.p.A and Tessitura Fratelli Fontana s.r.l. participating in the event. It will provide the International textile manufacturers, a professional business platform to showcase their products to the Indian market and allow the Indian textile industry to upgrade and install new facilities for the production of technical textiles.

For more information please click here

 
 
 
WHY INVEST IN ITALY: 24th SEPTEMBER, MUMBAI   INDIAN DELEGATION TO VISIT CERSAIE 2013 & MARMOMACC 2013

# The Embassy of Italy is promoting an interactive presentation focused on the attraction of investments to Italy. The event, under the name of "WHY INVEST IN ITALY", is organized by ICE - Italian Trade Promotion Agency and IICCI - Indo Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The seminar is addressed to Indian investors eager to expand or to set up a new business in Italy. Distinguished speakers, such as the Chairman of Italian Trade Promotion Agency, Mr. Riccardo Monti, the Chairman of SACE - Export Credit and Investments Funding Agency, Mr. Giovanni Castellaneta and representatives of Italian Regional Investment Agencies, will provide updated information on the business environment in Italy and present investment opportunities in specific sectors. The aim is to enable selected representatives of the Indian business community to effectively assess concrete investment opportunities available in Italy.
For more information please contact at mumbai@ice.it




#Cersaie and Marmomacc represent a meeting point and an opportunity for exploring potential business partnerships for the professionals involved in the ceramics and natural stone sectors, from entrepreneurs and importers to architects who are part of the construction and contract sectors. The Italian Trade Promotion Agency together with Confindustria Ceramica, Confindustria Marmomacchine, and VeronaFiere, is organizing a sponsored delegation consisting of ceramics, marble and granite importers and architects to CERSAIE 2013 and MARMOMACC 2013.
For more information on either event please click below

CERSAIE 2013: 23-27 Sept, Bologna


MARMOMACC 2013: 25-28 Sept, Verona

 
 
MACRO ECONOMIC UPDATES
 
INFLATION RISES TO 6.1% IN AUGUST 2013
 
#The rate of inflation accelerated to a six-month high in August 2013 on the back of spiralling onion prices, posing yet another challenge for RBI ahead of the monetary policy review as it struggles to tame volatility in the foreign exchange market. Data released showed the wholesale price index (WPI) rose an annual 6.1% in August, higher than previous month's 5.79%. The inflation rate in August 2012 stood at 8.01%. Food inflation, which has remained as a pressure point for the past three years, rose sharply during August to a three-year high of 18.18% due to a spurt in prices of onions. For more information please click here
 
 
NEWS
 
THE AMBASSADOR OF ITALY TO INDIA TO LEAD A DELEGATION TO KATHMANDU, NEPAL
 
#The Ambassador of Italy to India, His Excellency Mr Daniel Manicni, will lead a delegation to Kathmandu (Nepal), to meet the Prime Minister and other members of the Government of Nepal, including the Minister of Industry and Commerce and of Infrastructure and Transport . The visit will be an opportunity to meet Italian companies located there, present opportunities for new cooperation and trade promotion between Italy-Nepal and initiate the formation of the Nepalese Italian Business Association. The Ambassador will be accompanied by the new Italian Consul in Calcutta, the Vice-Director of the ICE-Agency New Delhi (also responsible for Nepal) and other representatives of the Indo Italian Chamber of Commerce.
 
ENIT RESTARTS TRAINING COURSES ON VARIOUS TOURIST PRODUCTS THAT ITALY HAS TO OFFER
 
#ENIT has restarted its In-house training courses and the Mini University, which are both in depth training courses that aim at educating the travel fraternity on the various tourist products that Italy can offer. These initiatives will enable the agents to sell more elite and complex Italian products to their clientele. Each event will target around 30-40 agents and will last for 3hrs, presenting Italy from a tourist point of view as well as its business and cultural elements. Each topic will be addressed by the respective representatives like the Italian Consulate, ENIT, Costa Cruise and Rail Europe. For more information please contact at mumbai@enit.it
 
 
BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES
 
PROPOSAL FROM AN INDIAN COMPANY 'SA UNITED'
 
United has been active in the export business since February 2013. We have an expertise in agriculture over eight generations and have grown into an independent trading company. We strive to supply customers with the best quality goods at competitive prices at all times. Quality assurance and on-time delivery is of prime importance to us and this gives us a strong edge in a very competitive market. Our hands-on approach from source to market and complete dedication to detail provides our customers with peace of mind and quality assurance at all times. For more information please contact at saunited.exporters@gmail.com
 
 
UPCOMING EVENTS
 
23-27 SEPT          BOLOGNA: INDIAN JOURNALISTS TO VISIT CERSAIE 2013
 
#ICE - the trade promotion office of the Embassy of Italy in India, is organizing a sponsored visit for selected Indian journalists to attend the 2013 edition of Cersaie. Scheduled in Bologna (Italy). Cersaie is an international exhibition of ceramics for the building industry and bathroom furnishings. It is considered as one of the most important ceramic tiles and bathroom furnishings fair. The major exhibited sectors are the ceramic tiles, sanitary installation, bathroom furnishings, fireplaces, ceramic stoves, tiled kitchens, raw materials and equipment for ceramics, materials and tools for installation, and showroom displays for ceramic products. For more information please click here
 
25-28 SEPT          VERONA: MARMOMACC 2013
 
#Marmomacc is an essential fair for operators in the stone industry, from machinery to instrumental products, from marble blocks to more complex processing, for professionals in construction and contract sectors as well as designers and decision makers seeking success in an increasingly specialized and competitive context. A major showcase highlighting the best production traditions and innovation on a national and international scale, international projects, with many initiatives promoting the special features and wealth of natural stone and the expressive potential of stone materials in architecture and design. For more information please click here
 
25-27 SEPT          CESENA: INDIAN FRUITS & VEGETABLE SUPPLIERS & IMPORTERS TO VISIT MACFRUIT 2013
 
# Macfrut represents a meeting point and an opportunity to exchange ideas for the professionals of fruit and vegetables, from people who work in production and trade to those who work in logistics, packaging, and in the machinery and retail sectors. ICE is organizing a sponsored delegation consisting of Fruit & Vegetable suppliers & importers to visit MACFRUT 2013. Macfrut – scheduled in Cesena (Italy) – provides a perfect occasion for encounters and exchanges to fruit and vegetable operators, from those dealing with production and trade to those engaged in logistics, packaging, machinery and distribution. For more information please click here
 
8-10 OCT              BOLOGNA: INDIAN & BANGLADESH DELEGATION TO SIMAC TANNING TECH 2013
 
# SIMAC is dedicated to footwear and leather goods machinery, tooling, accessory and mould producers, from shoe design to its engineering, from shoe lasting to finishing.
TANNING TECH presents the tanning machine manufacturers for leather processing, from raw hides to finished ones, together with the leather chemicals producers and suppliers of treatment plants. In order to promote the fair in India, Italian trade Commission, New Delhi is organizing a delegation from India and Bangladesh to visit the fair. For more information on the event please click here
 
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