Italian textile machinery will be
present at Irantex 2019
As part of the promotional activities set
for 2019, Italian Trade Agency and ACIMIT, the Association of
Italian textile machinery manufacturers, will organize Punto
Italia, a service center at the next IRANTEX, the main Iranian
textile and textile machinery trade show, to be held in Tehran,
from 9 to 12 December 2019.
Punto Italia, located in Pavilion nr. 38,
will be used for meetings between Italian textile machinery
builders and their Iranian customers. Moreover in the service
center local companies will be able to get for information on
the Italian technological offer.
"Despite the difficulties that still exist
for doing business in the Iranian market due to the well-known
reasons, explains Alessandro Zucchi, president of ACIMIT, it is
important to keep in touch with a market of significant
importance for our manufacturers". Embargo to Iran has in fact
reset Italian exports towards the Country, which until a decade
ago was among the main foreign market of Italian builders. In
the first half of 2019 the value of the Italian direct export to
Iran was equal to 2 million euros compared to 15 million euros
in the same period 2018.
"Unfortunately what is happening in Iran
testifies how geopolitical tensions can influence heavily the
business of a sector," concludes Zucchi. Only two years ago,
following the signing of the Iranian nuclear deal, named JCPOA
(the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action), Italian exports came
to a value of around 45 million euros. Punto Italia at Irantex
is the signal that our entrepreneurs believe in the ending of
the embargo and in the resumption of normal commercial relations
with the Iranian counterpart ".