A new Italian federation for fashion products and personal accessories, FIAMP, is due to start up in 2005. It will incorporate the Italian industry associations of footwear manufacturers, leathergoods manufacturers, goldsmiths and eyewear manufacturers - respectively ANCI, AIMPES, Federorafi and ANFAO - representing a total of around 1,500 companies. One of the new federation's objectives will be to draw up and implement a series of services common to all members. FIAMP will thus be in a position to represent the accessory sector with greater weight both Italy and in the European Union, working through lobbyists in Rome and in Brussels.