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Italy to send high-powered delegation at Bengal biz meet

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

has decided to send a high-powered delegation to the upcoming Bengal Global Business to beld in the city on January 16 and 17, a said today.

Italian in Damiano Francovigh said that the delegation would be led by Italian in

He said that a few Italian companies have decided to establish presence in this part of the country, adding that joint-venture (JV) agreements would be inked during the

The delegation would represent sectors like leather, metals, engineering and transport, he told reporters here today.

Francovigh said would be the partner country in the for the second time in a row, and the delegation is expected to represent more than 30 companies, mostly in small and medium enterprises (SME) sector.

He said that there was a huge potential of growth for Italian in West Bengal, adding that several of them were already present in the state.

Earlier, China, and had also announced that they would send delegations to the summit.

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First Published: Fri, January 12 2018. 16:20 IST