|On April 18, 2007 Leogrand Hotel&Conventional Center hosted the opening of the Moldovan- Italian business-forum: “The agro industrial complex: opportunities of business and investment for Italian companies”, organized by MIEPO (Moldavian Investment and Export Promotion Organization) together with the National Institute of External Trade of the Italian Ministry for External Trade.
During the first day the Forum was attended by Speaker of the Parliament Mr. Marian Lupu, Ambassador of Italy in Romania and Moldova Mr. Daniel Mancini, head of the European Commission’s Delegation to Moldova Mr. Cesare De Montis, Governor of the National Bank of Moldova Mr. Leonid Talmaci, Vice-Minister of Economy and Commerce Mr. Sergei Sainciuc, Vice-Minister of Agriculture and Food Industry Mr. Anatolie Spivacenco, Representative of Veneto Banca in the Republic of Moldova Mr. Nicola Damiani, President of the Joint Stock Commercial Bank “EXIMBANK” Gruppo Veneto Banca Mr. Marcel Chirca, Moldavian and Italian businessmen, conducting activity in the Republic of Moldova, as well as potential investors.
In the framework of the forum the Representative of Veneto Banca in the Republic of Moldova Mr. Nicola Damiani made a short presentation of the activities of Veneto Banca as a whole, and Eximbank, in particular. Based on one year experience of the Banking group Veneto Banca in the Republic of Moldova, Mr. Nicola Damiani highly valued the State’s contribution to creation of the favorable conditions for business growing, including the foreign investors.
The Business - forum is intended to promote the cooperation between Italy and Moldova by maximizing the use of the potential of bilateral trade and creation of favorable conditions for investments, both in agro industrial complex and in other fields of economy of the Republic of Moldova. During the forum it was noted that the investment climate of Moldova remains attractive for foreign investors, and, consequently, Italian entrepreneurs are ready to invest funds into development of the country’s economy.