The Italian Trade Commission (ITC) is the government agency entrusted with promoting trade, business opportunities, invward investments and industrial cooperation between Italian and foreign companies. ITC also acquires and distributes economic and market information internationally for the benefit of Italian companies. Following an annual Promotional Program, ITC organizes the official participation of Italian companies at major trade shows and conventions, advertising campaigns, and foreign business delegations to Italy. ITC is the link between Italian supply and foreign demand, providing companies with information on markets, custom regulation, technical standards, tax and currency, and more. It operates through 100 branch offices in 80 countries. ITC is present in the US with offices in NY, LA, Chicago, Atlanta, Houston and Miami.