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INVITALIA: the gateway for foreign investors in Italy Foreign Investment Commission 58 th UIA Congress in Florence, 30 th October 2014. Italy attracts far less FDI than other large EU countries. GLOBAL FDI FLOW IN ITALY IN THE LAST 13 YEARS.

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Source unctad world investment report 2014

INVITALIA: the gateway for foreign investors in Italy Foreign Investment Commission58th UIA Congress in Florence, 30th October 2014

Source unctad world investment report 2014



Source: UNCTAD, World Investment Report, 2014




Source: Unctad, World Investment Report, 2014






Italy represents 1,6% of the global FDI stock (ranks eighth in Europe and seventieth in the world).







Value in billion dollars


Source unctad world investment report 2014

Innovative clusters

Italy ranks 2° in the world for productive innovation-oriented clusters

Stable social framework

Fair relationship between the social partners

Manufacturing industry

Despite the crisis, Italy is the 5° manufacturing economy Worldwide

and the 2° in Europe

Value chain

Italy produces high-quality goods with export-oriented companies present along all the value chain (12°)

Market size

Italy is the 10° largest market in the world, with significant economies of scale

Cultural heritage

First worldwide for Unesco World Heritage sites

Good positioning on sectors with high growth potential

Fashion, home furnishings, capital goods, aerospace, robotics, pharma and bio-tech

International dimension

Italy ranks 12 worldwide in FDI ranking by source and it is one of the world’s 10 leading exporting nation with almost 500 billion euros of export

Business culture

More than 4 million entrepreneurs

Nature of competitive advantage

Italy ranks 11° worldwide per unique products

Source unctad world investment report 2014

  • Introducingnationwide standard procedures for any permits required.

  • Adaptingcontractualrules to the specific feauture of each new investment

  • Implement a consolidated text of Italian employment law.

On-going reform process to bolster investor confidence

  • Reforming the Conference of services to speed-up the authorizationprocesses

  • Simplifying procedures for settling employment disputes

  • Streamlining court proceedings

  • Timescale

  • certainty

The Government is engaged in setting-up a new set of reforms with the view to facilitate foreign investors throughout their investments’ life cycle.

Italy makes a come-back to the FDI confidence index for the first time since 2005.

  • Introducingtaxagreements for investmentsabove a certainthreshold

  • Introducing an Investors’ Desk at the Revenue Agency

  • Reforming the provisiongoverning the abuse of right

  • Fiscal certainty

* Value calculated on a scale 1 to 3


Moved down


Source: 2014 AT. Kearney, FDI Confidence Index

Source unctad world investment report 2014

Invitalia mission

Invitalia,the National Agency for Investment Promotionand Enterprise Development, operates on behalf of the Italian Government. Its aims are increasing the country’s competitiveness,especially in the Southern regions and supporting strategic sectors for development.

Our services
Our services

  • The service kit spans from updated information on the business environment to investment opportunities in specific sectors and business advisory services throughout the implementation process. Invitalia's services are tailor-made, free of charge and confidential.

  • Pre-investment information

  • Business set - up support

  • After care

  • Invitalia offers companies already in Italy a spectrum of services for reinvestment and expansion (solution of administrative issues, expansion of existing facilities)

  • Invitalia provides investors with preliminary information and strategic analysis apt to identify and select the best business opportunity

  • Invitalia facilitates the business set-up process through the provision of operational services


Information services

Incentives package the development contract
Incentives package: The development Contract

  • The Development Contract is an Agreement between the Ministery of Economic Development, acting through Invitalia and the companies involved to implement investment projects in Italy.

  • Minimum investment program: 20 mln €

  • Minimum of 7,5 €/mln in case of agro food processing activities

  • Industrial

  • Turism

  • Minimum investment program: 20 mln €

  • Energy Saving

  • Minimum investment program: 20 mln €

  • Grant and soft loan to capital investment and to research and experimental development investment

  • Leading multinationals have already benefited from the Development Contract: Rolls Royce, Unilever, Vodafone, Sasol, Denso

A purpose built network dedicated to bringing foreign business to italy
A purpose-built network dedicated to bringing foreign business to Italy

Italian Diplomatic network

Italian Trade Commission


Foreign Italian Chamber of Commerce

Foreign institutions, etc..

Define investment packages

Promote business opportunities

Provide with investors tailored made services and facilitate the implantation process

Regions and local IPAs

Invitalia Business Network

Institutional Partnership


Provide opportunities to exchange

information and know-how

Organize qualified projects targeting the domestic and international business communities

One stop shop

Business partnerhsips
Business partnerhsips business to Italy

With the view to strenghten the promotional activities towards the target countries, Invitalia has set up a close cooperation with some leading mertchant banks worldwide.

  • Channel multiplier

  • BNL BNP Paribas

  • Unicredit

  • Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi

  • China Development Bank

  • BankMuscat

Share promotional activities

  • Target countries

  • United States

  • Japan

  • China

  • Gulf Areas

  • India

Organize specific workshops and BtB

Identify potential leads among their clients

Invitalia also cooperates with numerous law firms both in terms of promotion activities and assistance for foreign companies in their implementation process


Philippe Tandeau de Marsac business to Italy

Inward Investment


Agenzia nazionale per l’attrazione

degli investimenti e lo sviluppo d’impresa SpA

Via Calabria, 46

00187 Roma