Diplomacy for Growth

Iraq: Visit of Undersecretary Amendola to ErbilDuring his visit to Iraq, Undersecretary for Foreign Affairs, Vincenzo Amendola, stopped in Erbil where he met the principal authorities of the Kurdistan Regional Government, including President Barzani, the Prime…
Minister Gentiloni's mission to MyanmarMinister Gentiloni’s mission to MyanmarMinister Paolo Gentiloni started a mission in Myanmar today that will last until 8 April. Mr Gentiloni met Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi, making him the…

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Italian economic diplomacy is the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ means for supporting the business community’s internationalisation. Both the ministry’s central headquarters in Rome’s Farnesina Palace and its economic offices in embassies and consulates around the world work with System Italy to foster the protection, promotion, information and networking of the Italian business community abroad.

of Italian economic interests abroad advocacy with foreign public administrations in order to protect Italian investments;

of Italy and its products in collaboration with the offices of the ICE, the Italian Chambers of Commerce abroad and other System Italy actors;

to firms operating in foreign markets and on bidding opportunities and major public works contracts; with its capillary network, economic diplomacy gathers and disseminates information through “ExTender”, Radiocor-Farnesina News and the country reports compiled with ICE and ENIT available on this site.

Italian business communities abroad are encouraged to develop associations and networks of Italo-foreign business communities.