The Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) monitors the ADM’s work, with their relations based on a three-year Agreement defining the activities, long-term goals and resources allocated to the Agency. The ADM also cooperates with the Guardia di Finanza (Italian Tax Police), with both carrying out their duties within their respective fields of competence.
The Ministry of Public Administration (Ministro per la Pubblica Amministrazione) interacts with the Agency in order to draw up its reform and modernization policies, as well as to assist the Agency in streamlining its transformation process and defining its National Collective Agreement, which outlines the legal and economic treatment of the Agency’s personnel.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (Ministero degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione Internazionale) cooperates with the ADM in order to promote the Italian export, as well as to protect the Made in Italy brand and to issue authorizations concerning the free movement of goods. The ADM is also one of the signatory bodies of the “Pact for Export” (Patto per l'Export), with some ADM attachés currently working in a number of Italian embassies all over the world. The ADM’s cooperation with the Ministry is of pivotal importance, particularly for the Ministry’s UAMA (Unit for Authorization of Military Materials).
The Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport (Ministero delle Infrastrutture e dei trasporti) interacts with the Agency in order to ensure the proper management of port and cargo areas logistics, as well as in the Highways of the Sea (Autostrade del mare) project. ADM cooperates with the Guardia Costiera (Coast Guard) for what concerns the sea freight customs clearance and the monitoring of all fishing activities, thanks to both the Single Customs and Controls Window (Sportello Unico Doganale e dei Controlli SUDoCo) and the European Maritime Single Window environment (EMSWe). Moreover, ADM cooperates with all ports’ authorities under the framework known as Ports’ authorities-ADM working group (Tavoli Autorità Agenzia sui Porti TAAP).
The Ministry of the Environment and Energy Security (Ministero dell’Ambiente e della sicurezza energetica) works with ADM in order to issue authorizations regarding all the production plants operating in the mineral oils sector, as well as those authorizations needed to sell natural gas and electricity to end users. ADM is tasked with monitoring the import and export of energy products and fossil fuels, as well as their minimum storage level. ADM is also a member of the Committee on biofuels, and as such, it deals with all those mandatory requirements concerning the sale of these products.
The Ministry of Interior (Ministero dell’Interno) cooperates with the Agency in the fight against criminal organizations and their illegal trafficking in drugs, waste and narcotics. To this end, the ADM works closely with the DCSA (Central Directorate of Anti-drugs Services), and it is also a member of the UISS (Information Unit of Sporting Bets). In addition, the ADM cooperates with the Italian police corps in order to build an effective information sharing system, thus enhancing both their training level and the quality of their analysis and investigation activities.
The Ministry of Health (Ministero della Salute) interacts with the ADM in order to monitor the overall conformity of tobacco and alcohol products, ensuring the public health and safety thanks to the work of its chemical laboratories. In addition, it also oversees all those activities pertaining to the gaming sector. Through the Single Customs and Controls Window (Sportello Unico Doganale e dei Controlli SUDoCo), it interacts with the offices for Maritime, Air and Border Health (USMAF), those for the Protection of Financial Interests (PIF), Phytosanitary offices and, finally, all the Border Control Stations (PCF), for the purposes of carrying out the necessary border health controls.
The Ministry of Enterprises and Made in Italy (Ministero delle Imprese e del Made in Italy) cooperates with the Agency for those activities pertaining to market control and all consumer protection measures, especially for the safety and security of imported products, thus taking part in the fight against piracy and counterfeiting – thanks to the support provided by its chemical laboratories. Moreover, they also cooperate for the protection of industrial property rights by safeguarding all Made in Italy products, striving to prevent the sale of the so-called «Italian sounding» products.
The Ministry of Defense (Ministero della Difesa) works with the ADM in order to carry out its National plan on military mobility, ensuring an effective cooperation with NATO for the control and handling of weapons and all related materials and dangerous goods, also through the cooperation with the Secretary General for Defense and Armed Forces. In addition, the Agency cooperates with Difesa Servizi SpA for the promotion of its own activities and brands.
The Ministry of Agriculture, Food Sovereignty and Forestry (Ministero dell’Agricoltura, della sovranità alimentare e delle foreste) interacts with ADM in order to monitor the trade in agri-food products and check all the related certifications. The two bodies also cooperate for the rational development of the horseracing sector by managing the related sport betting process and regulations.
The ADM cooperates with the AISE (Agency for intelligence and external security) and AISI (Agency for intelligence and internal security). These two bodies work with the ADM for all those activities covering intelligence and security –including cyber security – as well as strategic intelligence analysis.
The Ministry of Culture (Ministero della Cultura) collaborates with the ADM in order to fight against the illegal national and international trafficking of cultural relics and counterfeit artworks, as well as to protect the Italian and international cultural heritage and to ensure the correct implementation of the copyright legislation. In order to achieve these goals, the Ministry cooperates with the Agency to develop a set of customs procedures covering the handling of every type of artwork and cultural goods.
The ADM cooperates with the the Ministry of Tourism (Ministero del Turismo) for a rational and effective promotion of the vast Italian national heritage, with a special focus on the country’s coastline and maritime areas. This is achieved by removing any type of shipwrecks from its coast, as well as fighting against illicit sand mining and the illegal removal of stones and shells from the most renowned beaches all over the country.
The Ministry of Sport (Ministero per lo Sport) interacts with the ADM in the fight against illegal acts threatening the sporting sector, making use of ADM’s intelligence on suspicious betting flows regarding any sport betting activity and taking part in the related national and international working groups.