Agenzia Giornalistica Italia

Agenzia Giornalistica Italia (AGI – Italian Journalist Agency) is an Italian news agency. It is one of the main news agencies in the country.

Native name
Agenzia Giornalistica Italia
OwnerEni (100%)
WebsiteOfficial website

History and profileEdit

The Agenzia Giornalistica Italia was founded in 1950.[1] The agency is based in Rome.[2] In its initial phase it had a left-wing political stance.[3] Then the agency became part of Ente Nazionale Idrocarburi (ENI) in 1960.[3] The agency focuses on news about economics and industry.[4]

It has collaborations with the international news agencies, including Associated Press, Dow Jones and ITAR TASS.[3] It launched cooperation with the Vietnam News Agency in June 2014.[4] With Il Sole 24 Ore and China Radio International has launched AGI China 24, a Chinese news agency in Italian language, mainly for Italian entrepreneurs in China, translating also Xinhua articles and bulletins.[clarification needed]


  1. ^ "AzerTAc signs cooperation with AGI, Italian Journalist Agency". Xalq Gazeti. 24 December 2010. Archived from the original on 29 October 2013. Retrieved 19 June 2013.
  2. ^ The Europa World Year Book 2003. Taylor & Francis. 10 July 2003. p. 2247. ISBN 978-1-85743-227-5. Retrieved 13 September 2014.
  3. ^ a b c Gino Moliterno (11 September 2002). Encyclopedia of Contemporary Italian Culture. Routledge. p. 406. ISBN 978-1-134-75877-7. Retrieved 13 September 2014.
  4. ^ a b "Vietnamese, Italian news agencies boost ties". Vietnam Plus. 10 June 2014. Retrieved 13 September 2014.

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