Italian business mission to visit VN

Tuesday, Nov 18, 2014 16:34

H.E. Lorenzo Angeloni, Italy's ambassador to Viet Nam.

HCM CITY (Biz Hub) — A group of 100 Italian businesspeople will visit Viet Nam from November 24 to 26 to foster economic, political, social and cultural relations between the two countries

The mission is headed by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affair, H.E. Lorenzo Angeloni, Italy's ambassador to Viet Nam.

The Italian Trade Commission will organise a series of summits and promotional events in Ha Noi on November 24-25, and in HCM City on November 26.

The mission will have a specific focus on mechanics and mechanical tools (related to sectors such as textiles and metalworking), energy and renewable energy, pharmaceuticals and bio-pharmaceuticals and transportation infrastructure.

Italy is Viet Nam's leading trade partner in the EU, with two-way trade turnover reaching $2.53 billion USD in 2011, and $2.8 billion in 2012. — VNS

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