ITA – Italian Trade Agency is the Government agency that supports the business development of our companies abroad and promotes the attraction of foreign investment in Italy.
With a motivated and modern organization and a widespread network of overseas offices, ITA provides information, assistance, consulting, promotion and training to Italian small and medium-sized businesses. Using the most modern multi-channel promotion and communication tools, it acts to assert the excellence of Made in Italy in the world.
BIAT, an initiative of the Italian Trade Agency, is the most prominent event included in the “Piano Export Sud”, a comprehensive and ambitious 5 year action plan designed to benefit SMEs, start-ups, university spin-offs and research centers of eight Italian Regions: Abruzzo, Apulia, Basilicata, Calabria, Campania, Molise, Sardinia and Sicily.
The Plan is developed in cooperation with the Italian Ministry for Economic Development (MiSE), in compliance with the European Commission National Operational Plan on Enterprises and Competitiveness 2014 – 2020 (European Regional Development Fund – ERDF).
The Italian Trade Agency – ITA is responsible for strategy, planning, operations and management, in partnership with Regional Governments and local industry organizations.