CNMI National Chamber of Italian Fashion and Confartigianato Imprese sign an agreement to expand the range of action of the fashion sector, strengthen its weight and increase the representativeness of the sector even at institutional tables. There are 55 thousand small fashion companies with 309 thousand employees (equal to two thirds of the employment in the sector). Of these, 36 thousand are artisans and employ 157 thousand workers. The three-year agreement provides for a bilateral commitment to promote and support the excellence of Made in Italy at 360 degrees, also by encouraging the internationalization of fashion companies through the implementation of international promotion projects.