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6 12, 2019

2019 report: investments in Italian startups still on the rise

By |2019-12-06T09:44:02+00:00December 6th, 2019|Politics & Economy|0 Comments

Italian startups are always a solid investment, especially hi-tech ones. In 2019, investments saw a 17% increase, according to the report published by the Hi-tech Startup Observatory and sponsored by the Polytechnic University of Milan. The current investment stock in this particular sector [...]

28 11, 2019

Long-awaited trade agreement between Europe and Singapore finally enters into force

By |2019-11-28T08:04:02+00:00November 28th, 2019|Politics & Economy|0 Comments

After being approved by the European Parliament and the Member States, the trade agreement between the European Union and Singapore entered into force on 21 November. This trade agreement is an important milestone for the EU and its growing commitment to the promotion [...]

13 11, 2019

Italy will have climate change lessons in schools

By |2019-11-13T09:55:36+00:00November 13th, 2019|Politics & Economy|0 Comments

Last week, Italy’s education minister, Lorenzo Fioramonti, said that from next year public schools students in every class will have to study climate change and sustainability. The lessons, which were at first taught as part of the students’ civics education, will become integrated [...]

4 10, 2019

Italian startups land in Israel to attend one of the biggest events on technological innovation

By |2019-12-06T09:45:39+00:00October 4th, 2019|Politics & Economy|0 Comments

Tel Aviv is one of the world premiere hotspots for startups and entrepreneurs interested in investing in the future. Thanks to the effort of ICE’s network, twelve Italian startups, and two business incubators attended the tenth edition of Tel Aviv Innovation Festival, which [...]

6 09, 2019

Italy’s new government sworn-in following a new pro-EU coalition

By |2019-09-06T07:32:25+00:00September 6th, 2019|Politics & Economy|0 Comments

After last month political crisis, Italy finally has a new government. Following the withdrawal of Matteo Salvini’s League party, his former partner, the Five Star Movement, and the Democratic Party reached an agreement to support a new executive, still led by Giuseppe Conte [...]

29 08, 2019

Italy and Japan. Booming trade thanks to the FTA and new agreements in high tech

By |2019-08-29T08:55:39+00:00August 29th, 2019|Politics & Economy|0 Comments

Since the start of 2019, Japan and Italy, and the European Union as a whole, got closer together more than anyone could expect in such a short time. Amidst trade wars, and protectionist fever dreams, Tokyo and Brussels saw their Free Trade Agreement [...]

22 07, 2019

Italy and China to boost economic relationship thanks to new commercial partnerships

By |2019-07-22T08:17:20+00:00July 22nd, 2019|Politics & Economy|0 Comments

Italy and China keep on developing their commercial relationship. On July 15, Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio met with the Secretary of Tianjin Communist Party, Li Hongzhong. During their encounter, seven commercial partnerships were signed, proving once again that the valued bilateral [...]

12 07, 2019

Italy registers record low unemployement

By |2019-07-22T06:49:39+00:00July 12th, 2019|Politics & Economy|0 Comments

According to the latest Istat report, unemployment in Italy is now at its lowest since February 2012. In fact, the unemployment rate registered in the last month of May dropped to 9.9%, finally under the 10% threshold after seven years. This result depends [...]

5 07, 2019

Italy avoids EU excessive deficit procedure

By |2019-07-06T06:43:47+00:00July 5th, 2019|Politics & Economy|0 Comments

The EU decided that initiating an excessive deficit procedure against Italy was no longer necessary given that the requests of the European Commission were satisfied. On 1 July, the Italian Government adopted a package of measures that will ensure the country compliance with [...]

28 06, 2019

2026 Winter Olympics: an opportunity to invest in Italy’s hotels

By |2019-06-28T08:56:28+00:00June 28th, 2019|Politics & Economy|0 Comments

It is official now: Milan and Cortina joint bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics won over the Swedish one, the last of a long string of worthy opponents. The International Olympic Committee vote saw the Italian proposal triumphing with 47 votes in [...]