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We are the export and internationalisation partner of Italian companies

to help Italy grow around the world

We are the company in the Cassa depositi e prestiti Group that specialises in supporting Italian companies which want to grow on the global market.

Through the synergy of integrated skills and insurance and financial services, we offer a unique operating model in the Italian panorama aimed at the country's economic development.

Our numbers

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Resources deployed by SACE SIMEST for companies (2016-2019)
Years supporting Italy's growth
Offices worldwide
Countries where we operate

Our results reflect the successes
of Italian companies worldwide.

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International Relations

SACE is the Italian Export Credit Agency and an active participant in the major international organizations within the Export Credit industry. SACE’s activities are regulated by the European Union legislation and by the OECD Arrangement on Officially Supported Export Credits. SACE follows the principles of good practice agreed at the Berne Union, an association representing the main export credit and investment support providers. Together with the relevant Ministries, SACE is a member of the Italian Delegation to the Paris Club for the restructuring of sovereign debts and participates in the major negotiations related to the international regulation on Export Credit, such as the IWG.

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Our history

Two solid realities sharing the objective of supporting the development of Italian companies have been the reference point for all their export and internationalisation ambitions, since 2016.

Where we are in the world

With 14 offices in Italy and 12 abroad, we support Italian companies locally and we follow the high potential markets for Made in Italy at first hand.
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A double responsibility
The value of what we do is also measured by the attention we pay to the impact of our activities on the environment and stakeholders
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Agreements SACE - 10 December 2020
Case history 26 May 2019
SACE has guaranteed US Dollars 500 million equivalent credit lines granted by banks in favor of Reliance Industries Limited (“Reliance”), parent company of the Reliance Group.
Business matching SACE
SACE meets Brazil Top Corporates. B2B opportunities with procurement teams from Petrobras, Braskem, Nexa Resources.
Various 07 October 2019
Interview with Alessandro Terzulli, Chief Economist at SACE.
Focus On 17 November 2017
In recent years, protectionism has become fashionable once again. More than 8 thousand discriminatory measures were introduced globally between November 2008 and June 2017. The most damaged sectors include automotive, metallurgy and instrumental mechanics: these segments account for almost 40% of Italian exports.