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Italy Meets Tianjin 16 Nov

We are pleased to inform you about the webinar “Italy Meets Tianjin" organized by the China-Italy Chamber of Commerce with the support of the Tianjin Port Free Trade Zone, which will be held on November 16th, 2022.

Tianjin represents an area of strong development, establishing itself as an attractive pole for Italian companies thanks to its geographical advantages and its port infrastructure. The strong link with Italy also constitutes a unique advantage for businesses.

As part of bilateral relations, strengthened during the Italy-China Business Forum held in Tianjin in September 2019, the Italian government signed a memorandum of understanding to establish an Industrial Park for Small and Medium Enterprises. The main industrial sectors of Tianjin include: mechanical, automotive, petrochemical, aerospace, biomedical, and textile.

The meeting aims to create an opportunity for concrete dialogue between the institutions of Tianjin and the Italian companies operating in the area. The aim is to raise awareness of the opportunities the Tianjin area offers to companies that approach the Chinese market through a dialogue with companies, institutions, and the leading players operating locally.

The event will be in Chinese and Italian language.

Agenda (Beijing Time)

4:00 - 4:15 pm Opening Greetings

Paolo Bazzoni, President of the Italian Chamber of Commerce in China

Marco Midolo, First Councillor and Head of the Economic and Commercial Office of the Italian Embassy in Beijing

Li Bin, Minister Counselor of the Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Italy

4:15 - 4:25 pm

Introduction Italian Small and Medium Business Park - David Zheng, Director of the Tianjin Port Free Trade Zone

4:25 - 4:35 pm

"Italian Presence in Northern China and Mapping Project" - Lorenzo Riccardi, Treasurer of the Italian Chamber of Commerce in China

4:35 - 5:00 pm

Roundtable case studies: "What advantages for Italian companies in Tianjin"

Fabio Antonello - General Manager China, Regina Chain

Mirko Turrina - General Manager Goglio (Tianjin)

Davide Bollini - Operations Coordinator, Tenova

Alessandro Molli - General Manager, Sisme Tianjin Electric Motors

5:00 - 5:05 pm

Letizia Vallini - Native speaker teacher of the Department of Italian, Nankai University

5:05 - 5:10 pm

Presentation (video) of the Italian Quarter in Tianjin

5:10 - 5:35 pm

Interaction with companies

5:35 - 5:40 pm

Final remarks by the CCIC President, Paolo Bazzoni

Moderator: Renzo Isler, Secretary General CCIC


Online: Zoom

Offline: Building W27, Airport Business Park, Tianjin Port Free Trade Zone


November 16th, 16:00 China time

To register for the event, click the following link.


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