Azerbaijani economic potential presented in Italy
Azerbaijan, Baku, September 29 / Trend S. Agayeva /
A presentation about the economic potential of Azerbaijan has been made in the Italian city of Turin, the Azerbaijani embassy in Italy told Trend.
More than 30 companies represented Turin and the Piedmont region at the presentation.
The Director of the Trade-Industrial Chamber of Turin Gianpiero Masera, regional representative of a group of Unicredit banks, as well as representatives of such financial institutions as the ICE (National Institute for Foreign Trade of Italy), FINEST, CONFINDUSTRIA (Confederation of Italian industrialists), and a number of economic structures in the country also attended the presentation.
Italian companies are interested in partnership with Azerbaijan, Gianpiero Masera, Director of the Trade-Industrial Chamber of Turin, said at the presentation. He said that there are good prospects for cooperation in such fields as mechanical engineering, textile and energy.
Azerbaijani Ambassador to Italy Emil Karimov told participants about economic policy in the country and the prospects of cooperation between the two countries.
He said that the foundation of economic and social development of Azerbaijan was laid by national leader and former president Heydar Aliyev. His successor, President Ilham Aliyev, is successfully continuing this course of economic development.
Detailed information about the attractive investment atmosphere in the country, Azerbaijan's leading position in economic growth in the region, and reforms in the various spheres of economy was given at the presentation.