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CETA : Cheese quotas now open for applications

This week, the Canadian government launched the application period for the new Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) tariff rate quotas for cheese. Importers who apply for and receive the tariff rate quota will be able to pick which kinds of cheese to sell, and may select unique European cheeses not currently available in Canada. (View More)

CETA : Date set for the provisional application of the agreement

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, and the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker agreed to set the date of September 21, 2017 to start the provisional application of CETA. The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement marks a new chapter in the relationship between the European Union (EU) and Canada. “It is by opening up (View More)

Historic moment in Canada-Italy relations

Following Prime Minister Trudeau’s visit to Italy in May, it is now the turn of the President of the Republic, His Excellency Sergio Mattarella, to officially visit Canada….a first in 20 years for an Italian head of state. On Wednesday evening, at an exclusive reception attended by the ICCC, President Sergio Mattarella addressed distinguished members (View More)

Premio Venezia 2017 : Call for nomination

The Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada is proud to launch Premio Venezia 2017, a prize which recognizes annually outstanding Canadian businesses, people and institutions that maintain or develop working or business relations with Italy. The 2017 Premio Venezia will be awarded in the following categories: Investment An individual or a firm who invested in an (View More)

Delegation of Prosecco DOC producers lands in Québec!

The delegation of Prosecco DOC producers has arrived in Montreal. Over the next three days, these producers from Veneto and Friuli-Venezia Giulia will meet with agencies, SAQ consultants, travel representatives, media and wine lovers! Discover Prosecco DOC by tasting the wines of : Antonio Facchin et Figlio Ca di Rajo Cantina Colli Euganei Cantina Pizzolato Fantinel La (View More)

Federdoc’s Wine Tasting Week has started in Montréal!

From June 3rd – 10th, Montréal is hosting Wine Tasting Week, an international event organized by Federdoc, the National Federation of Voluntary Consortia for the Protection of the Denominations of Italian Wines. 11 selected restaurants invite you for dinner, aperitif or supper, during which a brochure on Italian wines with appellations of origin will be (View More)

Trade mission to Italy : Prime Minister Trudeau addresses the Italian Parliament

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau praised international trade and CETA in a speech at the Italian Parliament today, in Rome. Delegates from the trade mission, along with Minister François-Philippe Champagne, had the opportunity to attend the Prime Minister’s address. Pietro Grasso, President of the Italian Senate : “Thanks to the community of Italian origin, the ties (View More)

Trade mission to Italy : Minister Champagne : Be ambitious, seize the opportunities

The President and Executive Director of the ICCC with the Minister of International Trade, François-Philippe Champagne, and some of the Québec delegates, during the inaugural day of the trade mission in Milan : Cédric Bisson, Teralys Capital; Liza Frulla ITHQ – Institut de tourisme et d’hôtellerie du Québec; Fréderic Gattuso, Gattuso Inc.; Emilio Imbriglio, Raymond Chabot (View More)

Would you like to work in Italy?

The Délégation du Québec à Rome is looking to hire a Commercial Officer to develop trade and business relations between Quebec and Italy. If you are interested and have the qualifications and the experience, send your CV before June 12th! Job posting : click here |