Italy Partner Posts
Did you know that the Strait of Otranto in the Adriatic Sea, separating Italy from Albania, is only 43 miles wide? This geography means that the two countries have historical and commercial ties that go back centuries. And did you know that the nation of Malta is just 100 miles off the coast of Sicily?
Malta and Albania have historical commercial ties with Italy and are Partner Posts. This means we can offer U.S. companies a full range of fee-based Commercial Service branded services and products in these markets. Thanks to a special arrangement between the Commerce and the State Departments, Embassies operating under this agreement draw on specialized advice and experience of a nearby Commercial Service post to better assist U.S. business clients. For more information, see Italy’s partnership countries: