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The ITA–Agency Report ‘Italy within international economy’ and the statistical yearbook ISTAT-ITA-Agency “Foreign trade and international activities of companies across 2016” have been presented in Milan on the 12th of July. ITA-Agency Report comprises 7 chapters and it represents the main tool for information and analysis on the competitive positioning of the Italian production system in the global economy’s context. The volume contains charts and tables and it comprises a series of monographic analysis regarding the most current issues.
The 46th edition of Filo will be held at the Palazzo delle Stelline in Milan on the 28th and 29th of September 2016. The date is closing up and Paolo Monfermoso, Filo manager, gives us a preview on the products and the atmosphere of the exhibition.
Registrations for the 4th edition of University First Level Master in Management & Textile Engineering (Mte), created and promoted by Città Studi Biella, with the support of textile-apparel-fashion companies and carried out by Liuc – Università Cattaneo and Politecnico of Turin.
The UE has extended for next six months the penalties against Russia. European sanctions, which were initially decided for one year on the 31st of July 2014, facing interjections of Russia in Ukraine, have been then strengthened on September 2014. Despite Italy has not opposed the decision, Italian representatives, backed by France, tried to slow down the procedure and to insert it within an EU global political approach towards Moscow.
Carlo Piacenza is the new president of Unione Industriale Biellese. Piacenza succeeded Marilena Bolli and his mandate will last until 2020.
After the success of the presentations in Biella, Milan and Prato, the preparation for the 46th edition of Filo (28th and 29th September 2016) is going full steam ahead. All exhibiting spaces have almost been assigned and attention is now focused on the events which will complete the program of the two days of work.
New York is the first stage outside Italy for ‘Panorama’, the video installation carried out for Expo 2015 thanks to the cooperation among Fondazione Altagamma, Salone del mobile Milano, Camera nazionale della moda italiana and some institutions: Ministry of Industry, ITA-Agency and Ministry of Culture, mainly.
Italian textile-apparel industry archives 2015 with a turnover that is slightly growing up (+0.6%) compared to 2014. Indeed, according to the sector analysis carried out by Sistema Moda Italia, the total turnover accounted for 52.4 billion euro, with a revenue 330 million higher if compared to the previous year.
The roadshow presenting the 46th edition of Filo has been a success: in Biella, Milan and Prato both exhibitors and professionals of the textile system had the opportunity to know in advance the initiatives and strategies of the exhibition that will be held in Milan on the 28th – 29th of September 2016. However, the core of the three meetings was the presentation of product development proposals, in the 46th edition of Filo dedicated to the ‘Luxury revolution’.
The 46th edition of Filo: LUXURY REVOLUTION The Macrotrend Why are we talking about luxury revolution? Starting from the assumption that re-volution has the double meaning of ‘turning back’ and ‘turning against’, let’s think of the first meaning as a starting point for creative developments in…
Michele Scannavini is the new president of ITA-Agency. Former CEO of Coty Group, Mr. Scannavini has been business advisor for several companies within fashion-luxury industry and since 2015 he has been member of the Board of Directors of Tod’s. Together with minister Calenda, who proposed him, he shares a past position in Ferrari.
Once again the match for ‘Made in’ label reopens. By a considerable majority, the European Parliament has indeed approved a document that had been proposed by the MEP Lara Comi asking for mandatory origin-marking and labelling for Europeans products and services.
There is a growing interest in the 46th edition of Filo. Exhibiting spaces for Autumn’s exhibition (on 28th – 29th September) are almost fully booked. At the same time, pre-registrations for the three press conferences of Filo road show are increasing by the minute, thus showing the attention textile professionals reserve to Filo and confirming its role as the leading fair for weaving yarns at an international level
It is no longer Italy’s national airline and many people choose happily low cost flights today, nevertheless Alitalia continues to be viewed as the “face” of Italy abroad. And that explains why the change of uniforms of ground staff and flight attendants has become a national event. A launch in a big way added to the effect, too.