The 11th Eurasian Economic Forum, titled “The Art of Innovation: Economy of Trust and Business Diplomacy from the Atlantic to the Pacific”, was held in Verona, Italy, on Oct. 25-26, UzDaily reported.
A delegation of Uzbekistan ranked second by the number of participants in the forum. The Uzbek delegation included 18 representatives of the business community engaged in production of textiles, medical equipment, building materials, leather, and tourism.
A special session dedicated to the presentation of Uzbekistan’s trade, economic and investment potential, titled “Uzbekistan and Italy: Major Joint Projects”, was organized at the forum by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan and the Italy-Uzbekistan Chamber of Commerce with the assistance of the Embassy of Uzbekistan in Italy.
Uzbekistan was the only country invited to present its economic potential at the forum.
During the forum, bilateral meetings were held. Following the meetings, a cooperation agreement was signed between the chambers of commerce of Uzbekistan and the comune of Como, Italy, as well as a cooperation agreement was signed with the Italian textile company ST & I. S.p.a, providing for the establishment of cooperation in development of textile industry in Uzbekistan, as well as introduction of advanced Italian experience in textile sector.