An edition of the journal «Market conditions» dedicated to the market of Italy was published

Italy is firmly established among the key partners of Belarus and ranks 10th in terms of commodity turnover. In 2014 bilateral trade reached a record of 2 billion USD. The economies of the two countries are mutually complementary, and therefore the commodity positions of bilateral trade are sufficiently diversified. Italian business is interested in the Belarusian market: there are about 250 companies with Italian investments in our country.

More information on the situation with the Belarus-Italy trade and economic cooperation and promising areas of collaboration may be found in the new issue of the journal «Market conditions».

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Italian Republic in the Republic of Belarus Mario Baldi regards Belarus as a country with great economic potential and positively evaluates many factors, such as stability and high level of training of specialists. Interview with him contains information about joint projects, similarities in the mentality of Italians and Belarusians, the role of small and medium-sized businesses in the development of the economy.

Alexander Guryanov Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the Italian Republic stated that preferential regimes of Belarus, as well as advantages of country’s membership in the EAEU attract Italian investors. Interview with him contains information about the development of business initiatives, past and upcoming official visits, new ways to increase the volume of mutual trade.

Italy applies the so-called principle of reciprocity for foreign investors: a foreigner has the same rights as an Italian citizen performing similar activities in the respective state. More information about the legal aspects of working in the Italy can be found in the materials prepared by the law firm «Arzinger and partners». Experts of Belarusian enterprises represented in Italy give their advice on entering the Italian market in the «Experience» column of the journal.

For announcement of the contents of the edition, as well as detailed information on how to subscribe to the journal see the section «Publications» on the Portal Export.by.

The target audience of the journal «Market conditions» is the business circles. It contains exclusive analytical information on the foreign markets conditions, the features of doing business, ways of market entry, most promising areas for the development of bilateral relations. The edition is published with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus.