About Us Bilateral Commercial Brief

Consulate General of India Milan
No. MIL/COM/201/01/2022

Sl. No.

Items/Issues

Total number received 
(for the Month September 2022)

Specific Details and action taken 

1

Reports 

1.1.

Monthly Reports 

1

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2

Alerts

2.1.

Market Access Alerts related to custom tariff changes 

Italy is liable to common tariffs in the European Union. European custom and duty rates may be referred to the following links: http://trade.ec.europa.eu/tradehelp/  
https://ec.europa.eu/taxation_customs/business/calculation-customs-duties/what-is-common-customs-tariff/taric_en 

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2.2.

Non-Tariff Measures

Italy is liable to common non-tariff measures in the European Union. European non-tariff measures may be referred to the following links:
https://trade.ec.europa.eu/ 

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2.3.

Alerts on standards

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2.4.

Change in technical regulation 

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2.5.

Change in conformity assessment procedures

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2.6. 

Trade defence (no. Reported last year)

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3

Trade and Tourism 

3.1.

Trade events managed by CRs

1.Meeting with Trade Promotion Council of India

29th September 2022, CGI Milan
CG met Mr Faraz Khan, Assistant Director, Trade Promotion Council of India, to discuss future Indian participation in trade fairs in Italy.

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2. Meeting

27th September 2022, Milan
CG met Professor Alessandro Giuliani, Managing Director SDA Bocconi Asia Center, Mumbai, to discuss future collaborations with Bocconi University in Mumbai.

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3. Meeting

27th September 2022, SDA Bocconi, Milan
CG met Ms. Laura Candotti, Director International Relations, and Mr Annalisa Buoninsegni, External Affairs Division, SDA Bocconi University to discuss future collaborations and projects with SDA Bocconi in Milan. As on date SDA Bocconi hosts 300 Indian students.

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4. Fashion show of Indian textiles

23rd September 2022, Milan
CGI Milan promoted and supported a fashion show of Indian textiles of Vaishali S., a renowned Indian designer who presented her S/S 2023 Collection during the Milan Fashion Week. The fashion show was aimed at promoting Indian fashion trends in Milan, Fashion Capital of Italy. 

Pictures of the event are available on CGI Milan’s social media: 

• FB
https://www.facebook.com/photo?fbid=459149466248336&set=a.314492607380690  

• Twitter
https://twitter.com/CGIMilan/status/1575087588087861248/photo/1  

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5. Fashion Show of Indian students at Marangoni Fashion Institute.

20th September 2022, Milan
CG attended a fashion show organized by Indian Students of Istituto Marangoni fashion school. The show was aimed at presenting S/S 2023 Collection of Indo-western wear designed by Indian students who are actively contributing to the development of international fashion trends using Indian fabrics and textile.

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6. Meeting with Mr Massimiliano Perletti of Rodl and Partners Law Firm.

16th September 2022, CGI Milan
CG met Mr Massimiliano Perletti, Lawyer and Consultant, Rodl and Partners Law Firm, an International Law Firm that provides support to Italian companies interested in the Indian market and vice versa, to discuss about business opportunities between Italy and India.

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7. Meetings with ENI, Maire Tecnimont and SNAM

6th-7th September 2022, Milan

On occasion of the visit to Milan of Shri Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas to attend GASTECH 2022, CGI Milan coordinated meetings of Minister Puri and delegation with ENI, Maire Tecnimont and SNAM. 

Pictures of the meetings and a press release of the visit of the Minister to SNAM gas storage are available on CGI Milan’s website and social media:

• FB
https://www.facebook.com/photo?fbid=444222997740983&set=a.314492607380690  

• Twitter
https://twitter.com/CGIMilan/status/1567521391066468354/photo/1  

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3.2.

Buyer and Seller Meets conducted

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3.3.

Business opportunities posted on India Trade Portal

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3.4. 

Business Visa issued

13

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3.5. 

Tourism promotion events organised 

The post held regular interaction with tour operators and travel agencies providing information on visa and travel regulations. 

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3.6. 

Tourist Visa issued

25

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3.7. 

Interactions with the tour operators by missions 

The post held regular interaction with tour operators and travel agencies providing information on visa and travel regulations.

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4

Technology 

4.1. 

New technology identified and reported (so far by any missions)

N/A

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4.2.

Interest shown by a foreign company and reported by mission 

2

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4.3.

Query received from Indian Companies (no.)

4

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4.4. 

Science technology event/exhibition attended (no.)

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5

5.1. 

VCs held with CRs by all territorial divisions (no. Held)

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5.2. 

VC conducted by Hon. CIM & FM on 30.04.2020 with 130 missions

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(I) Resolutions of NTB

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(i) Detect under invoicing and over invoicing of products

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(ii) Find reasons for altering the CoO by exporting Countries

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(iii) Ways to balance the trade 

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6

Out of Box Ideas received from the Mission 

This Post has been keeping track of the investment opportunities for Italian companies in India and on any investment opportunities for Indian companies in Italy in the post-covid scenario.

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