Address by Francesco Masci on the occasion of the visit of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Chamber of Deputies of Italy

The Committee for Foreign and European Affairs of the Chamber of Deputies of the Republic of Italy, headed by President Giulio Tremonti, visited Belgrade.

As part of the visit, a meeting of “Sistema Italia”, a group of entrepreneurs active for many years in all world markets with the aim of making the best of Italian entrepreneurial excellence available to all interested parties, was held at the Italian Ambassador’s residence.

During the meeting, Italian organizations and institutions in Serbia that promote and support investments by Italian companies in the country were presented. The advantages of investing in Serbia were also presented, including sectors and opportunities for Italian companies.

On behalf of the Italian-Serbian Chamber of Commerce in Serbia, the vice president of the chamber, the CEO of DDOR osiguranje, Francesco Masci addressed and showcased to the audience the pivotal role played by the Chamber, on the hand in forging deeper relations between Serbia and Italy, and on the other in contributing to the further development of the local economy and to the enhancement of the living standards. Besides, he also offered the audience a brief snapshot about the proven track-record of the Chamber in several fields, ranging from the institutional activities to the education, through the compelling advisory initiatives being carefully crafted in favor of the SMEs, expressing his satisfaction for the joint effort of all the Italian institutions operating in Serbia, including Confindustria Serbia, ICE, SIMEST and CDP: “We’ve made quite a bit of progress on working together, and we should continue down the same road, in order to keep integrating in Serbia the best practices that would leverage on the strategic assets of the country, leading to the thoughtful and systematic engineering of creative solutions aimed to respond to the people’s needs”.

On this occasion, the new publication “Fare Affari in Serbia” was presented, a fairly helpful guide for Italian entrepreneurs who want to familiarize themselves with local specifics and invest in the Serbian market, enabling them to have easier access to the latest available information.