Economic Section

The Embassy’s Economic Section is responsible for monitoring and managing the full range of economic relations between the U.S. and Italy.

The section interacts with the Italian government on bilateral and international economic policy issues; reports on developments in the Italian economy; facilitates U.S. exports to, and investment in, Italy; and provides advocacy on behalf of U.S. business operating in Italy.

Specific issues handled by the Economic Section include:

  • Bilateral and Multilateral Trade
  • Civil Aviation
  • Development Assistance
  • Economic Reporting
  • Electronic Commerce and the Internet
  • Energy
  • Export Controls and Economic Sanctions
  • Finance and Banking
  • Intellectual Property Rights Protection
  • Labor
  • Telecommunications