Russia and Italy are to launch a joint brand «Made with Italy»

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Russia and Italy are to launch a joint brand «Made with Italy», said a member of the state Duma Committee for international Affairs, Elena Panina («United Russia»).

Panina noted that on the eve of the visit of Prime Minister of Italy, Giuseppe Conte in Russia in the chamber of Commerce of the Russian Federation held a meeting of the Russian-Italian Committee of entrepreneurs, initiated by the Italian-Russian chamber of Commerce, administrative Board which includes Panin.

«During the visit of the Prime Minister Conte in Moscow will be discussed the issues of activation of Italian investors in Russia, and the creation of new joint ventures, not only in the automotive industry, but also in light industry, in the field where Italy has always occupied a leading position in the world,» — said Panin RIA Novosti.

The politician reminded that Russia still imports a lot of Italian clothing, shoes, textiles.

«Brand «Made in Italy» famous worldwide. Therefore it is very important for Russia to offer the Italian side to create a new brand — «Made with Italy». This production of the Russian-Italian production, which will be implemented in our country and in third countries. So we see how many European countries (Italy, France, Germany, Hungary) do not want to listen to the dictates of the US and have begun to restore relations with Russia,» she concluded.

Earlier, the Ambassador of Italy in Moscow Pasquale Terracciano told RIA Novosti that Giuseppe Conte will visit Russia on October 24, he expects to discuss at the highest level of international agenda and bilateral relations.