Trieste, Italy (PortSEurope) March 26, 2018 – Today, an agreement will be signed in Trieste to involve major Chinese investments in a project to promote “Made in Italy”, starting with companies in the furniture and home design of Region Friuli Venezia Giulia (FVG).
Signing of the document, by representatives of the People’s Republic of China and the Region, will take place during the Belt and Road Forum, a meeting aimed at consolidating the role of FVG as a strategic partner in economic relations between Europe and China.
The forum was organized by FVG with the Council for the Promotion of the International Trade (CCPIT) and the China Chamber of International Commerce (CCOIC), the two Chinese government agencies for the promotion of trade and international trade,
The event, realized in collaboration with the Silk Road Business Council, the Italy-China Foundation and the Italian-Chinese Chamber of Commerce, is one of the results of the Region’s mission in China in December 2017 and will be a further opportunity for FVG companies to promote and consolidate trade relations and investments with China.
At a meeting in Beijing, the Region explained to the vice president of CCPIT and CCOIC, Yin Zonghua, the proposal to identify the Region as the site of the important Forum for commercial, scientific and cultural collaboration within the new Silk Road and the project was welcomed by the Chinese leaders.
Also attending will be Gong Wixi, senior coordinator for South-South and Triangular Industrial Cooperation of Unido, the United Nations Industrial Promotion Agency; Antal Nikoletti, Deputy Secretary General of the Central European Initiative; Zhang Gang, general manager of the China Council for the Promotion of the International Trade-Italy and the president of Autorita’ di Sistema Portuale del Mare Adriatico Orientale (AdSP – Eastern Adriatic Sea Port Authority), Zeno D’Agostino.
Among the thematic reports on new opportunities for growth in trade, two highly anticipated presentations are those of He Yi, president of the China Council for the promotion of international trade in Chongqing, and that of Tian Feng, general manager of China State Construction Holdings, which will deepen the theme of possible synergies on infrastructural projects.
In the afternoon, there will be a workshop on strategies to approach the Chinese market and a seminar on “smart cities” organized in cooperation with Unido and the Austrian Rail Cargo Group.
Source: Il Denaro
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