The Italian Chamber of Commerce in China (CICC) is the only association of Italian entrepreneurs and professionals recognized by both the Italian Government (Ministry of Economic Development of Italy) and the Chinese Government (Ministry of Civil Affairs, PRC). Its mission is to promote the internationalisation of Italian businesses in China and the visibility of Italian manufacturing in China.
Founded in Beijing in 1991, the Italian Chamber of Commerce in China now has liaison offices in seven cities: Beijing, Chongqing, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Shanghai and Suzhou.
By December 2021, the number of members and friends of the Italian Chamber of Commerce in China has reached 800, including the main Italian industries (Italian state-owned holding and multinational enterprises), small and medium-sized manufacturing and trading enterprises, consulting companies, etc.
The Italian Chamber of Commerce in China provides information services, training opportunities and sharing of business information to foreign enterprises and businessmen who have established themselves in China. Over the years, the Italian Chamber of Commerce in China has become an influential and authoritative platform focusing on issues of common interest. In addition, for Italian entrepreneurs and professionals who are interested in expanding their business in China, the Italian Chamber of Commerce in China provides supporting services such as positioning, publicity and promotion.
With its extensive network of contacts accumulated over the years and official recognition as an institution, the Italian Chamber of Commerce in China has implemented many initiatives and activities to facilitate consensus among businesses, including B2B talks, organizing government and entrepreneur delegations, individual or group participation in international exhibitions, business networking events, award ceremonies, evening parties, food festivals, concerts, etc. Job fairs, etc.