Cpd expands Industria Italiana’s trade matching platform to the United States
The digital platform Cdp business matching also extends to United State. The collaboration was sealed with a launch event organized by it Depositary and Loan Fund With the Italian Embassy in Washington. The Business Matching Platform is an innovative digital tool developed by Cdp in collaboration with Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation And Simest (Cdp Collection), with the participation of all major players in the state system. Its objective is to support and strengthen economic and commercial relations between Italian and foreign companies, in particular small and medium-sized companies, based on their characteristics and needs, overcoming existing barriers especially in distant and complex markets. The platform is integrated Eight languages and compliant with the highest cyber security standards, gives companies the opportunity to get to know other companies by allowing them to schedule meetings in a virtual space, even with an interpreter available. The first step to establishing new and concrete business relationships and expanding your international network.
Cdp Business Match launched just over a year ago thanks to the support of the diplomatic and consular network of ice And local partners located in different working countries: China, South Korea, Japan, India, Indonesia, Morocco, Mexico And Uses. They are registered on the platform about 4,000 companies of which 60% are Italian and 40% are foreign, More than 70,000 views were reached and more than 10,000 combinations were proposed between Italian and foreign companies. Over the past few months, webinars and sector events have been organized that have included approx 2,800 companies have created about 500 B2b meetings. The second year of the platform’s activity begins precisely with the launch of the tool in the USA, to then continue with other priority countries for exports and the internationalization of the Italian production system.
CEO of Cassa Depositi e Prestiti, Dario Scanapico, declared: «In the complex global scenario, the ability to support our production system abroad is one of the challenges that our production system faces. Cdp Group helps Italian companies grow and increase flexibility, not only through renewed support for exports and increased presence and competitiveness abroad but also through support and advisory tools. Business matching platform was created for Helping our companies seize the opportunities offered by international marketsthe. A support that we want to maintain and strengthen also in 2023 in close synergy with national institutions and key players in exports and internationalization.
Italian Ambassador to the United States, Mariangela ZappiaHe declared: “The United States is already the number one destination for Italian exports outside Europe and alone produces half of our net trade surplus. At the same time, the largest and most dynamic economy in the world is among the markets with the greatest growth potential for Made in Italy in all sectors, with the most famous being markets such as Food, fashion, design, mechanics, pharmaceuticals, aerospace and high-tech sectors of the economy of tomorrow. We therefore welcome the launch of the CDP Business Matching Platform with satisfaction: a concrete and operational tool that enhances the work of the Italian system in the United States to support Italian SMEs and a lever for the growth of American investments in Italy.
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