This site uses cookies to provide a better experience. Continuing navigation accept the use of cookies by us OK

Informazioni settoriali


Informazioni settoriali

Non-economic government bodies

Administration and Documentation Centre for International Economic Cooperation

Non-profit government body created to provide market operators with information, documentation, training, assistance and consulting with regard to the countries of Eastern Europe (Balkans, Central-Eastern Europe, CIS) and Central and Eastern Asia (China, Mongolia, Vietnam):

  • provides assistance in the use of government internationalisation instruments, which includes helping enterprises to complete the application procedure for funding or contributions.

    INFORMEST website

Institute for Industrial Promotion

  • government agency under the vigilance of the Ministry of Productive Activities specialised in promoting the growth and competitiveness of productive and economic systems in an international global context; 
  • intervenes in the planning, realisation and administration of programmes, systematic actions and instruments aimed at supporting the development of Italian enterprises;   
  • operates in the context of the processes of international multilateral industrial cooperation promoted by the Italian government. 

    IPI website

Several principal representative organisations

Italian Manufacturers’ association

  • contributes – along with political institutions and national and international economic, social and cultural organisations – to the country’s economic growth and social progress;
  • intervenes in support of economic, political, social and cultural organisations in Italy and the European Union;
  • represents and safeguards the sector of goods and services production.

    Confindustria website  

Italian Confederation of Small and medium-Sized Enterprises

  • promotes the interests of small and medium-sized industry;
  • fosters the economic and civil development of the country in association with national and foreign organisations and institutions.

    Confapi website     

General Italian Confederation of Trade, Tourism, and Services for SMEs

  • collaborates with the European Union in defining community policy in the sector;
  • assists and handles applications for contributions for promotional activities abroad;
  • researches new markets and seeks out potential buyers on international markets.

    Confcommercio website

Organisation for information on and representation of Italian artisan enterprises

  • supports the development of new enterprises through training activities and information on local and national level opportunities and concessions;
  • provides initial assessments of the quality of entrepreneurial projects and offers basic consulting on matters of legislation, credit, taxes and the environment;
  • grants financial concessions in order to turn “business plans” into concrete enterprises.

    Confartigianato website

National Confederation of artisan and small and medium-sized enterprises

  • represents artisan enterprises;
  • formulates sector strategies and supplies information on opportunities, programmes and tenders proposed by the European Union;
  • represents the world of self-enterprise through “CNA self-employed” consultants and collaborators.

    CNA website

Italian agriculture organisation

  • promotes, assists and coordinates the economic activities of individual products or sectors of production;
  • represents and safeguards its associate enterprises within the institutional context;
  • provides its associates with various qualified services such as legal consultation, training and technical assistance in the management of the agricultural enterprise.

    Confagricultura website