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INTERVIEW WITH CIIE 2019 VISITORS

An interview with CIIE 2019 visitors reveals their impressions of the fair and the Italian pavilion. In particular: Which images they associate with Italy What impressions they have experienced visiting the pavillon What expectations they have for the next edition of the fair The interview shows that Italy is often associated with the idea of […]

HelloITA AND THE JOURNEY GIVE AWAY: THE VIRTUAL REALITY AT THE ITALIAN PAVILION BECOMES REAL

This year, at the second edition of the China International Import Expo, the Italian national pavilion was inspired by a cultural tradition that never loses its fascination with the pass of centuries. The project, transformed the exhibition area in an ideal path through a “miniature Italy” full of contents and surprises, enriched by the visual experience of the historical […]

CAMEO ITALIANO AND FERRETTI GROUP: ITALIAN LUXURY INTERVIEWED AT THE CIIE 2019

Gino di Luca, Designer of Cameo Italiano, explains the presence of the Italian enterprise which manufactures the precious shell cameos at this year CIIE. He also explains the internationalization goal the enterprise is aiming for. In fact, Chinese Expo is a great opportunity for Cameo to bring the luxury products offered by the company closer […]

THE INTERVIEWS AT THE CIIE 2019: EQUIPMENT

Mariano Negri, CEO at C.M.D., an engineering services provider that supplies cutting edge design, prototyping and development process within its  machining, marine engines, avio engines, micro CHP systems business units, confirms the CIIE is a tangible opportunity to promote and showcase new products and to consolidate the Chinese business.   For the BLM Group instead, […]

INTERVIEWS AT THE CIIE 2019: LIFESTYLE

Carioca is the producer of coloring, writing and drawing articles and this year is at the second CIIE 2019 with the Chinese M&G Group, leader in the stationary industry, with which the company has recently built a commercial partnership. Enrico Toledo, President and CEO of the brand affirms the willingness of participating also to the […]

INTERVIEWS AT THE CIIE 2019: THE FOOD SECTOR

Nicola Avanzi, CO-Owner and Export Director of the family winery, is at the CIIE for the first time to represent his brands at the Chinese fair. Products are originals from Lombardy, specifically Avanzi comes from Garda Lake area, whilst Romantica is produced in Franciacorta. The Asian Area Business Development Manager at Salov, Simone Tarabusi, explains […]

WEIBO UPDATE: THE ITALIAN PAVILION AT THE CIIE 2019

The second China International Import Expo started and more than 150 Italian companies are present at the Shanghai National Convention and Exhibition Center in the automotive, equipment, technological, life, medical, food and service sectors.  This year, the Italian pavilion is characterized by four famous and iconic cultural attraction: the Pisa Tower, the Colosseum, the Duomo of Milano and […]

WEIBO UPDATE: THEMATIC SEMINARS AT THE CIIE 2019

On November 6, the seminar on “Industrial Innovation and Start-up Support Policy” is held in the Convention and Exhibition Center, Shanghai.  On November 7, the seminar hosted by ITA continues at the Convention and Exhibition Center. The theme of today’s seminar is “Smart City and Urbanization”. People-centred innovation, sustainability and energy.  On November 8, the […]

WEIBO UPDATE: INTERVIEWS AT THE CIIE 2019

The famous football star Fabio Galante is invited at the Italian National Pavilion.  Massimiliano Tremiterra, Chief Representative of ITA in Shanghai, says in an interview: “Welcome everyone to the 2nd China International Import Expo. This fair is very important and the Italian national pavilion has been organized to exhibit outstanding products of the Made In […]

VISIT OF MINISTER DI MAIO AT THE CIIE 2019

The Minister of Foreign Affairs was on a mission in Shanghai on November 4 – 5, on the occasion of Italy’s participation as a Guest of Honor Country at the second edition of the China International Import Expo (CIIE 2019). On November 4, Minister Di Maio met the Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi.  Subsequently, the Minister […]

ALESSIA RAISI LIVE AT THE CIIE 2019

Tomorrow, November 9,2019 on the occasion of the second China International Import Expo, the Italian singer Alessia Raisi is performing at the fair from 2 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. The singer is famous in China for her interpretations, which have taken to the stage several of the most appreciated Italian melodies, both in Italian and in […]

SUSTAINABILITY: YOUNG STYLISTS FROM THE ITALIAN NATIONAL CHAMBER OF FASHION

Since 2010 the value of sustainability is a strategic pillar for the activity of the Italian National Chamber of Fashion (CNMI). Faced with the challenge of rethinking the future of the planet and of fashion, CNMI has chosen to focus on the highest standards in the social and environmental sustainability of industrial production, involving its […]

THE ANIMATION OF THE ITALIAN NATIONAL PAVILION

The animation of the Italian National Pavilion at CIIE 2019 will be articulated for each day of the fair on three principal moments, managed and coordinated in collaboration with the chef Daniele Ferrari of the BVLGARI HOTEL of Beijing and with the catering service of the Ritz-Carlton hotel of Shanghai. The daily program will include […]

HISTORY OF EXCELLENCE. VIDEO NARRATION OF THE ITALIAN NATIONAL PAVILION by Virtuitaly/Centrica S.r.l.

“The Pillar is the most important element of architecture”, said Leon Battista Alberti, the father of architecture, in the first half of the fifteenth century. The whole history of civilization has seen pillars of every shape grow, because it represents a symbol of strength, but also of elegance. With a temporal leap forward, we arrive […]

THE ITALIAN ENTREPRENEURIAL PRESENCE IN THE COMMERCIAL EXHIBITION OF CIIE 2019

Over 160 Italian companies will be present within the seven merchandise sections of the commercial exhibition of the second China International Import Expo, on a overall surface of over 6,600 square meters. The Italian presence touches all areas of interest of the exhibition, with particularly high numbers in the sectors of consumer goods, agribusiness and […]

MASSIMILIANO TREMITERRA WELCOMES EVERYONE TO CIIE 2019

Massimiliano Tremiterra, Chief of the Shanghai office of ITA – Italian Trade Agency, has been interviewed in the Italian Pavilion of CIIE 2019. He has welcomed everyone to the new edition of the China International Import Expo saing that this year CIIE will be an extremely important opportunity for our country to promote the excellence of […]

EXHIBITION ON ITALIAN INDUSTRIAL DESIGN AT THE CIIE 2019

The ICE-Agency in collaboration with the Association for Industrial Design (ADI) presents at the Italian National Pavilion at the second China International Import Expo an exhibition of products with original and effective design, belonging to different industrial supply chains. The products on display were selected by ADI within the collection of the Compasso d’Oro award, […]

PRESENTATION OF THE ITALIAN NATIONAL PAVILION

The Italian participation as Guest of Honor at the second China International Import Expo has its center in the National Image Pavilion, set up in Hall 5.2 of the NECC in Shanghai. The Pavilion was built on the basis of the winning design idea of the design competition launched by ICE-Agenzia in May 2019. The […]

FOREIGN MINISTER LUIGI DI MAIO ATTENDED THE OPENING OF THE 2nd EDITION OF THE CIIE

Today, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Luigi Di Maio, attended the opening of the 2nd edition of the China International Import Expo (CIIE)in Shanghai by Chinese President Xi Jinping. In his remarks, Minister Di Maio underscored the importance of international cooperation in the promotion of inclusivity, sustainability and equal conditions between businesses. […]

THE CHINA INTERNATIONAL IMPORT EXPO 2019 OPENS ITS DOORS

The second edition of the China International Import Expo (CIIE) opens today, 5th November 2019. Hosted by the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China (MOFCOM) and Shanghai Municipal People’s Government and organized by the China International Import Expo Bureau in collaboration with the Shanghai National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai) Co. Ltd (NECC), […]

EVENTS: SIMONA DE ROSA AND ALESSIA RAISI IN CONCERT AT CIEE

As part of the cultural activities taking place on the occasion of the second edition of the CIIE, Simona De Rosa (in the picture) and Alessia Raisi are scheduled to perform concerts this year. The two Italian singers, popular in China, will perform at the CIIE Central Square on the following dates: Simona De Rosa […]

SAVE THE DATE: “HEALTHCARE, WELLNESS AND TOURISM”

On Sunday November 10th from 10:00 to 12:00, in occasion of the China International Import Expo (CIIE), ITA – Italian Trade Agency – organizes a seminar about healthcare, wellness and tourism. The event is held in the “M502 Meeting Room” at the NECC in Shanghai, where several speakers take the stage. Details as follows:   […]

SAVE THE DATE: “DESIGN, ARCHITECTURE AND LIFESTYLE”

On Saturday November 9th from 10:00 to 12:00, in occasion of the China International Import Expo (CIIE), ITA – Italian Trade Agency – organizes a seminar about design, architecture and lifestyle. The event is held in the “M502 Meeting Room” at the NECC in Shanghai, where several speakers take the stage. Details as follows:   […]

SAVE THE DATE: “QUALITY AND SUSTAINABILITY IN AGRICULTURE AND IN THE FOOD INDUSTRY”

On Friday November 8th from 10:00 to 12:00, in occasion of the China International Import Expo (CIIE), ITA – Italian Trade Agency – organizes a seminar about quality and sustainability in agriculture and in the food industry. The event is held in the “M502 Meeting Room” of NECC in Shanghai, where several speakers take the […]

SAVE THE DATE: “SMART CITIES AND URBANIZATION”

On Thursday November 7th from 10:00 a.m to 12:00 a.m., in occasion of the China International Import Expo (CIIE), Ita – Italian Trade Agency – organizes a seminar about smart cities and urbanization. The event is held in “M502 Meeting Room” of NECC in Shanghai. It involves several experts. In particular: Moderator: Mattia Romeo Speakers:  […]

SAVE THE DATE: “INDUSTRIAL INNOVATION AND START-UP SUPPORT POLICIES”

On Wednesday November 6th from 10:00 a.m to 12:00 a.m., in occasion of the China International Import Expo (CIIE), Ita – Italian Trade Agency organizes a seminar about industrial innovation and start-up support policies. The event is held in “M502 Meeting Room” of NECC in Shanghai. It involves several experts. In particular: Moderator: Mattia Romeo […]

CHINA: INCREASED AGRIFOOD PRODUCTS IMPORTS

According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs of the People’s Republic of China, the Chinese agricultural products commercial deficit increased by the 13% during the first eight months of 2019. This means that agricultural imports toward China have fostered and Chinese exports have diminished.  The trade deficit, on the time period from January […]

EVERY DAY ITALIAN CUISINE AT THE CIIE 2019

This year, Italy is bringing culture and tradition to the second edition of the China International Import Expo. Every day for the whole duration of the fair, the Italian pavilion will offer visitors the opportunity to enjoy Italian style breakfast, fast lunch and aperitivo.  In particular,  ITALIAN BREAKFAST: H 9:30 – 10:30 ITALIAN FAST LUNCH: […]

CALENDAR OF CIIE 2019 THEMATIC SEMINARS

This year during the China International Import Expo, ITA – Italian Trade Agency organizes thematic seminars in the Italian national pavilion. From November 6th to 10th, in the “M502 Functional Room” of the NECC Shanghai, various topics will be explored, including sustainability, health and Italian design. In particular, the calendar includes the following appointments: 06/11: […]

GENERAL PRESENTATION OF THE CIIE 2019

The project of a major exhibition to attract new foreign products to the Chinese market and strengthen the role of the PRC as an engine of international trade was launched by President Xi in 2018, in the framework of the “Belt And Road Initiative” (BRI). The first edition of this exhibition took place in the […]

CIIE 2019: ANOTHER STEP TOWARD MUTUAL COOPERATION

From November 5 to 10, the second edition of the China International Import Expo will be held in Shanghai. The event represents a confirmation of the willingness of China to open its doors toward international markets and cross-border imports.  This year, the CIIE will be even larger in terms of physical spaces. Indeed, the exhibition […]

HOW TO MAKE YOUR BRAND OR COMPANY KNOWN IN CHINA

With its volume of data traffic and numbers of digital users (more than 800 million), China is truly a macro-region of the web world, complete with internal rules differentiating it from other countries. Consider, especially, that by means of the Great Firewall — (a sort of online shield) — access to certain specific sites is […]

ITALY IS GUEST COUNTRY OF HONOR AT THE CIIE 2019

On the occasion of President Xi Jinping visit in March, China and Italy have confirmed the mutual understanding of strengthening the bilateral relationship among the National Sovereignties and the so-called ‘comprehensive strategic partnership’.  Moreover, on March 25 it was announced that Italy will participate the second China International Import Expo as a guest Country of honor.  […]

WEIBO UPDATE: A SUCCESS FOR THE ITALIAN PAVILION

The first China International Import Expo was successfully concluded. This is the world’s first import-themed national exhibition. The Italian Foreign Trade Commission (ICE Shanghai) brought hundreds of small and medium-sized enterprises in the four fields of medicine, food, fashion and fast-moving and smart and high-end equipment. The Italian pavilion was so popular that it has […]

WEIBO UPDATE: ITALY IS THE HEALTHIEST COUNTRY IN THE WORLD

According to the 2017 Bloomberg Global Health Index, Italy ranks first in the world (with 93.11 point among 163 countries or regions), its average life expectancy can exceed 80 years. As the healthiest country in the world, Italy not only has a healthy diet and high quality food, but also a well-established medical system and […]

WEIBO UPDATE: THE ITALIAN AUTOMATION INDUSTRY

The Italian manufacturing industry has accumulated a solid industrial base in the traditional manufacturing field. The Italian exports account for more than one-third of the total. It is from the field of mechanical technology, and has also been leading the world in the automation industry and the machine tool industry. At the China International Import […]

CIIE 2018: THE POINT OF VIEW OF ITALIAN COMPANIES [part 2]

At the China International Import Expo 2018 (CIIE) we asked to some of the Italian companies present what their expectations were from this event. GEWISS, GHISALBA, PIETRO CARNAGHI and AUTEC explained to us how they hope to exploit the great possibilities of the Chinese market. As well as developing its business in China, making its […]

CIIE 2018: THE POINT OF VIEW OF ITALIAN COMPANIES [part 1]

At the China International Import Expo 2018 (CIIE) we asked to some Italian companies what their expectations were from this event. Arborea, Ramazzotti and Coop explained how they hope to exploit the great possibilities of the Chinese market. As well as developing its business in China, making its products known on the market and becoming […]

CHINESE VISITORS IN LOVE WITH THE ITALIAN PAVILION

During the China International Expo Expo 2018 (CIIE) we asked visitors what they thought of Italy, of Italian manufacturing and what expectations they have for the next CIIE. From the interviews it emerged that Italy is synonymous with high quality, creativity and “Made in Italy”. The Italian pavilion is particularly appreciated by Chinese visitors, who […]

WEIBO UPDATE: ITALIAN FOOD GIANTS AT CIIE2018

China International Import Expo ITA Booth (7.2 A7-14) focuses on Italian specialty wines, dairy products, past, chocolate, desserts etc. Italian food giants and national treasure such as Lavazza coffee and Baci chocolate are actively participating. Moreover, the largest supermarket chain cooperative in Italy-Coop, the famous wine Ramazzotti and the milk brand Arborea also expressed great […]

WEIBO UPDATE: THE ITALIAN INDUSTRIAL MANUFACTORING

On the fourth day of # China International Import Expo, the ITA Smart and High-end Equipment Exhibition Pavilion (H4.1 A1-01) brings to the audience a number of outstanding industrial manufacturing companies. Italy is a traditional industrial powerhouse, with many excellent heavy industry companies in the north of Piedmont (where Turin is located) and Lombardy (where […]

WEIBO UPDATE: SHOW COOKING AT THE ITA BOOTH

China International Import Expo ushered in a small climax on the third day. The most popular is the ITA Italian booth at the Food and Beverage Pavilion (Booth: 7.2 A7-14). Show cooking by Italian chef, using healthy and high-quality ingredients, hand-made process , brings professional visitors the charm of Italian cuisine: coffee, pasta, aperitivo… We […]

WEIBO UPDATE: THE ITALIAN FASHION AT CIIE

#China International Import Expo the fashion, accessories and consumer goods pavilion, is a big stage to the companies from the fashion empire-Italy. At the ITA booth, there are nearly 50 Italian high-quality brands, covering apparel, jewellery, accessories, footwear, bags and other categories. Most of the companies are in China for the very first time, and they […]

WEIBO UPDATE: FALLING IN LOVE WITH FERRARI

Today, the second day of the #China International Import Expo, the Italian National Pavilion officially opened to professional visitors. When the Italian pavilion opened in the morning, it was immediately appreciated by many Chinese and foreign visitors and it became one of the most popular national pavilions in CIIE. The Italian National Pavilion, with the […]

WEIBO UPDATE: TMALL AND THE ITALIAN NATIONAL BRAND PAVILION

The move will once again launch a new chapter in e-commerce cooperation between Italy and China after the Italian National Brand Pavilion was opened at Tmall as the first national brand pavilion. Since the opening of the Italian National Brand Pavilion in Tmall in mid-October, more than 100 Italian companies from fashion, cosmetics, home design, […]

WEIBO UPDATE: THE CHINA OPPORTUNITY

With the inaugural China International Import Expo grandly commencing this morning, the Italian Trade Agency led nearly hundred outstanding Italian enterprises to collectively showcase at the National Pavilion of Italy and four Commercial Pavilions of healthcare, food, smart and consumer goods.   Italy attaches great importance to participating in CIIE 2018. Italian government agencies, especially […]

CREATING CONVERSATION PLATFORM FOR SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISES ON 2018 CIIE

With the inaugural China International Import Expo (hereinafter referred to as “CIIE 2018”) grandly commencing this morning, the Italian Trade Agency (hereinafter referred to as “ITA”) led nearly hundred outstanding Italian enterprises to collectively showcase at the National Pavilion of Italy and four Commercial Pavilions of healthcare, food, smart and consumer goods. During CIIE 2018, […]

WEIBO UPDATE: AMARO AND ITALIAN WINE

Italy is one of the world’s oldest wine regions and one of the world’s most important wine producers. Due to many reasons such as natural climate and cultivation methods, the grapes here have rich and sophisticated taste. Italians people, who appreciate very much wine culture, bring us countless fine wines and it is a treat […]

EXPERIENCE THE ITALIAN CUISINE

Healthy quality food and original taste make Italian cuisine great all over the world. Visitors of China International Import Expo have the opportunity to taste some of the most famous and traditional Italian recipe at the Food & Beverage Pavilion (7.2 Booth A7-14).   6th NOVEMBER 10:30-11 Activity: caffetteria Dishes: Coffee 11-13 Activity: Cooking Demo/Show Dishes: […]

THE NATIONAL PAVILLION: THE CONCEPT

The genetic information of cells, the original form of things, is identified with the form of DNA. This is why the reproduction, the sign, of the helical structure of DNA constitutes the conceptual basis of a project whose ultimate goal is to translate into a highly effective tool with which to travel in all the […]

The National Pavillion of Italy: over 80 companies

Italy attaches great importance to participating in China International Import Expo 2018 (CIIE). Italian government agencies, especially ITA, cooperate with various industry associations to actively organize enterprises to participate in the expo, striving to allow a large number of representative Italian SMEs grasp the brand new “China opportunity”. During CIIE 2018, the ITA pavilions cover […]

The Italian National Pavilion Animation Program

During the China International Import Expo, ITA Agency will held a series of meeting in the Italian National Pavilion (Hall 8.1, booth C08) to promote culture and italian know-how for an in-depth cooperation between Italy and China.   6th NOVEMBER 14:30 – 14-50 AEFI – The power of Italian Exhibitions meets China – Ettore Riello […]

the italian excellences at CIIE 2018

Italy is present at the first edition of CIIE 2018 with the national pavilion and four thematic stands. The DNA helix design style of each stand makes it highly recognizable. A single-seater Ferrari of Formula 1 is exhibited in the national pavilion which is about 130 sq. meters. It represents Italian technology, design, and is […]

WEIBO UPDATE: QUALITY OF ITALIAN FOOD

When it comes to Italian food and agricultural by-products, you have to mention the high quality that it has. The report issued by the Italian Agriculture and Animal Husbandry Association pointed out that Italy has the world’s first food purity. Through inspection, the chemical residue of Italian agricultural products is only 0.3%, which is 5 […]

WEIBO UPDATE: ITALY EYEWEAR INDUSTRY

Italy eyewear industry keeps leading position in the world and Italy has long maintained the largest country in the production and export of high-quality glasses. The export volume of eyewear accounts for about one-third of the world’s total exports of eyewear. The Italian eyewear is a global fashion vane, it represents the most advanced design and […]

WEIBO UPDATE: MADE IN ITALY QUALITY

It is well known that MADE IN ITALY means a high-quality lifestyle. This issue brings Italian luxury products worthy of attention, long-established craftsmanship, hand-made leather goods, and quality materials to create a unique experience. Exquisite life, approaching Made in Italy.   FOLLOW ICE SHANGHAI ON WEIBO