The ICE – Italian Trade Agency is the Italian government organization working to develop, facilitate and promote economic and commercial relationships abroad and marketing Italian goods and services internationally. It further promotes the “Made in Italy” image around the world and Italy itself as a destination for foreign investment.
The ICE – Italian Trade Agency operates under the authority and supervision of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI). Through its international presence, alongside the Italian diplomatic network, the ICE – Italian Trade Agency works together with business organizations and other public and private entities to offer coordinated support for businesses and Italian organizations involved in the globalization process.
From its Rome headquarters, with offices in Milan and around the world, the ICE – Italian Trade Agency provides information, assistance and promotion services to businesses and institutions, encouraging cooperation within the industrial, agricultural and agrifood sectors, distribution and tertiary businesses, to expand the presence of Italian companies on international markets. In order to support the Italian industrial and foundry sector the ICE – Italian Trade Agency offers a wide range of initiatives worldwide, such as participation in trade fairs, presentations and bilateral workshops.
In Germany the ICE – Berlin office organizes many promotional events with Italian regions, provinces, manufacturers associations, chambers of commerce, private companies and collective pavilions in international trade fairs.