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Italy is the third world provider of sporting items to the UAE

Italy is the third world provider of sporting items to the UAE

Italian Sporting items corporations embrace an increasing number of the Inexperienced Financial system

Dubai, UAE; October28, 2022: Earlier as we speak, Italy inaugurated its nationwide pavilion on the Dubai Energetic Present, the Center East’s main Health and Wellness Commerce present that can run till Sunday 30th October on the Dubai World Commerce Centre. Import of Italian sporting items and of meals dietary supplements to the UAE attain a yearly common of Euro 50 million value of merchandise.

Positioned in DWTC- Zabeel Corridor 5 the Italy Pavillion is organized by the Italian Commerce Company in cooperation with Assosport (the affiliation of Italian sporting items trade) and powered by the Italian Ministry of International Affairs and Worldwide Cooperation. The Pavilion gathers a collection of Italian SMES working within the wellness trade and showcasing their newest gadgets and gear, from biomedical gadgets and instruments for aquatic health to trekking poles built-in with digital expertise for the measurement of out of doors actions and meals and pores and skin dietary supplements.

Wellness is rising as a precedence amongst customers around the globe, the health trade has been booming and an increasing number of corporations are designing merchandise that assist and encourage a wholesome and energetic life-style. Italy is an advocate of wellness as a way of life and it is likely one of the world leaders within the manufacturing of sportswear and of sport gear.

The Italian sport trade has over 750 corporations, employs greater than 30,000 direct workers and generate round 10 billion euros in revenues, exporting 70% of the general manufacturing. International prospects analysis the “Made in Italy” high quality that they know is a assure of top quality, excessive stage of expertise and now additionally sustainable manufacturing.

Lorenzo Fanara, Ambassador of Italy to the UAE highlighted thatthe Energetic Present will likely be a possibility for Italian corporations geared in direction of the health market to showcase their qualitative excellence, a worldwide benchmark for technical innovation and elegance. Mens sana in corpore sano, “a wholesome thoughts in a wholesome physique”, continues to encourage Italy’s strategy to life-style and wellness and Italian corporations exhibiting on the Energetic Present look ahead to sharing our experience and expertise with UAE and worldwide prospects.”

Amedeo Scarpa, Italian Commerce Commissioner to the UAE added “For the Italian corporations working within the sport trade, export characterize an necessary a part of their annual turnover. Right here within the UAE, Italy is the third world provider: in 2021, UAE import from Italy of sport merchandise enhance by 38% in comparison with earlier 12 months. Newest figures report a optimistic upward pattern additionally within the 1st semester of 2022 with a development of +22%. The demand for Italian meals dietary supplements has been rising, with a development of +43% from 2020 to 2021. Furthermore sport gear Made in Italy are largely utilized in most of Emirati gyms and health centres. Our motto at Dubai Energetic Present 2022 is “Sustainability is Sustainab-ITALY”: a rising variety of  Italian corporations are engaged to grow to be extra sustainable and environment friendly. In response to a latest survey performed by Assosport and College of Padova, Italian corporations within the sport sector are embracing a extra sustainable strategy alongside your entire provide chain so as to reduce the damaging environmental influence”.

The survey reveals that 61% of sporting good manufactures make investments greater than 10% of their complete investments in Round Financial system tasks and sustainability. This share is anticipated to extend considerably: within the subsequent 3 years investments in round financial system will enhance on common by 5%, reaching virtually 1 / 4 of complete investments made.

Sport Trade has been notably dedicated in actions geared toward chopping emissions (56%) and sources / supplies used (55%) and at decreasing the quantity of waste and refuse (33%).

Commenting on the outcomes of the survey, Anna Ferrino, President of Assosport, mentioned « There’s an plain consciousness of Italian sporting items trade about sustainability and setting. We really feel the will of change, of embracing the inexperienced philosophy, that has changing into an increasing number of distinguished in our lives. Our entrepreneurs certainly have confirmed consideration and dedication in respecting setting for a very long time now. The survey confirmed a marked distinction between manufacturers and provide chain’s corporations. The primary ones are extra dedicated in utilizing licensed supplies and decreasing emissions, in search of KM0 suppliers; second ones are extra targeted on product, from chemical substances discount to product life extension”.

For extra info on Italy’s participation, obtain the exhibition catalogue right here:

For up to date information and updates, please observe @ITAdubai on Twitter, @ITAdubai on Instagram, ITA – Dubai Workplace on LinkedIn, and Italian Commerce Company on YouTube.

Italian Exhibitors taking part atDubai Energetic Present:

  1. 3BBLE
  2. 4MOVE
  10. KWELL

Notes to Editors

About Italian Commerce Company – ITA

The Italian Commerce Company is the Authorities company which promotes the globalization of Italian corporations, beneath the aegis of the Ministry of International Affairs. ITA helps to develop, facilitate and promote Italian financial and commerce relations with overseas international locations, specializing in the wants of SMEs, their associations and partnerships. ITA sustains Italian corporations of their internationalization course of, selling the advertising of Italian items and companies in addition to the picture of “Made in Italy” merchandise around the globe, whereas facilitating outward Italian investments and inspiring FDI attraction into Italy. ITA offers info, assist and consultancy companies to Italian corporations on overseas markets, so as to foster exports and financial cooperation in all sectors, with the target of accelerating the effectiveness of their presence on worldwide markets. ITA works intently with the Italian Areas, the community of Italian Chambers of Commerce, enterprise organizations and different private and non-private entities. ITA’s headquarters are primarily based in Rome and it really works by a big community of workplaces around the globe that are acknowledged as “Commerce Promotion Places of work” of the Embassies or Consulates of Italy.


Assosport, the Affiliation of Italian Sporting Items Trade, represents and helps each in Italy and worldwide the attire, shoe, and sports activities gear manufacturing Italian corporations that, collectively, make up some of the aggressive belongings of the Italian financial system.

Assosport pursues its mission by creating tasks and companies to assist members corporations in reaching their objectives, promote Made in Italy sporting items all through the world and enhance the notice of the significance of our trade.

Truly the Italian sporting items trade as an entire is manufactured from +800 corporations, employs over 50,000 folks, with a complete turnover of 12.2 bln euro.

Regardless of the pandemic influence, Italy remains to be the main exporting nation of sporting items within the European Union.  In 2021, the export of sporting items in worth confirmed an distinctive restoration of about 30% (7,1bln euro), whereas the entire overseas gross sales of Italian items elevated by 18,2%, confirming the excessive dynamism of the sector.

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