Agenzia Giornalistica Italia

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


History and profile

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 ]

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