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This website will help you deal successfully with different cultures and increase your competitiveness in the global market: discover how to develop your cultural skills.

Italian hand gestures rap

Learn to talk with your hands like a real Italian: US Consulate of Milan produced this rap with sixteen common hand gestures. Don’t miss it!


Italian technology in China

A common stereotype depicts Italy as a traditionalist country, tied to a static economy not looking into the future, where technology in its broadest sense is still poorly acknowledged compared to other European countries. China has a different perception of our country: in fact for the Global Foundry Sourcing Conference invited Italian hi-tech SMEs.


Italian handcrafted furniture arrives in New York

A loft in Manhattan in exchange of customized furniture made by some of the most popular Italian design brands as Berto, Milldue, Technogel, TM Italia and Ermes-Ponti: this is the idea behind Design-Apart, a project created to produce and distribute internationally Italian furniture in a new way.


Made in Italy goes international

Made in Italy is booming abroad, as Marco Fortis, Vice President of the Edison Foundation stated analyzing the data of Gea-Edison Foundation Observatory: Italy is one of top five manufacturing countries of G20 in terms of export.


Italian cultural and economic importance abroad

One of Italian people’s strengths was always the ability to integrate with other cultures. This notion inspired Augusto Giannattasio, author of the book “Italians abroad“, published by Edizioni Momenti and dealing with the stories of Italians abroad since the Second World War to 2013, including the most important steps and experiences of some Italians forced […]


Internationalization: 2013 contributions for companies

The Ministry of Economic Development kicked off, through the Ministerial Decree of  June 21 2013, the contributions to the internationalization of associations, organizations, institutions and Italian and foreign Chambers of Commerce for the year 2013.

Read more... a new tool for Internationalization is an innovative platform supporting Foreign Ministry’s site and providing information on foreign markets gathered by national economic operators. The project is carried out by the General Directorate for the Promotion of the economic system.


Calabria: the new Regional Observatory for Internationalization

Encouraging news coming from the region of Calabria: the Regional Department for Euro-Mediterranean policies, within the program “Calabria International“, established the Regional Observatory for International Affairs, supporting analysis and planning of the whole business system in the region.


Italian food conquering Asia

We all know that Italian food industry is worldwide appreciated and Asia is a potential market: confirmation comes from the massive presence of Italian companies to Thaifex, international exhibition of food and beverage in Bangkok, which took place last month.


Corporate Finance for overseas acquisitions

Business internationalization involves acquisition processes of companies abroad, often too complex for the majority of Italian companies. Thanks to Maurizio Godoli Studio of Bologna, in collaboration with the international network Baker Tilly, was founded the Corporate Finance Division for dealing with overseas acquisitions.