16th June, 2020
Dear Members and Partners,
The coronavirus pandemic has completely changed the state of the global economy and of trade between Canada and the world. The ICCC is here to help you get through this difficult period, by supporting you and your international business strategies.
The Italian government unveils a new plan to promote exports
The Italian Minister for Foreign Affairs has unveiled a 1.4 billion euro plan to give a boost to the country’s export industry, prioritizing in particular; a campaign promoting Made in Italy products, training and information, e-commerce, fairs and expos, and financing. For more information, click here.
Extension of Italy’s innovation grants
The Italian government has reopened its competition for business innovations, aimed in particular at encouraging the development of patents and the commercialization of innovation. This initiative is designed for SMEs, and a total of 43 million euros will be invested until 2021. For more information, click here (article in Italian).
REMINDER! Take part in our virtual culinary evening with a great chef
On June 17, enjoy an authentic Italian gastronomic experience at home with chef Roberto Stabile from the restaurant Primo & Secondo during our second Souper Gourmand Italien chez soi webinar! Chef Roberto will prepare three delicious recipes typical of the Emilia Romagna region. For more information and to register, click here.
EDC webinar on the global economic outlook
During a webinar taking place on June 26th, the EDC’s business team will present an analysis of the key economic indicators affecting Canadian businesses today. Among these are GDP growth, commodity prices and interest rates, they will also provide an economic outlook for Canadian industries by sector. To register click here.
Our team remains dedicated to answer all your questions and to assist you.
We invite you to visit our website and social media platforms frequently for the latest updates.
Thank you for your continued trust and stay safe.
The ICCC Team