The head of the Russian Federal Customs Service (FCS) Andrey Belyaninov announced that the agency will be working to create a "green corridor" for goods imported from Syria, Iran and Italy.
Negotiations regarding a possible partnership to develop horticultural projects took place between Italy's Honorary Consul General Pierpaolo Lodigiani and Lev Kuznetsov, minister of North Caucasus Affairs.
The partners plan to initiate operations in the Rostov Oblast for two processing facilities specializing in delivering fruits, vegetables and tomatoes for the production of various canned food items and tomato paste, according to the oblast's department of information policy. It's expected that the total volume of investments in the enterprise will reach 80 million euros.
Italian expert on international trade relations Dario Rivolta published this information in his article for the online publication Nazione Geopolitiche.
On September 16, within the framework of the "ROAD TO EXPO 2015" project, the "World Expo - 2015" opened with speeches from Maurizio Forte, director of the Italian Trade Agency in Moscow and Italian Trade Commissioner of I.C.E Moscow, and Niccolo Fontana, the first adviser on trade affairs of the Italian Embassy in Moscow.