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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.


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