Meeting with Italian partners
On 5 February our Executive Director Pham Hoang Hai was with Fiera Milano Spa to kick off his business mission in Italy.
Mr. Hai and Ms. Samantha Raimondi from Fiera Milano (Second from the right)
ICHAM is strongly committed to providing an effective and comprehensive long-term support to each and every of its partners. To this end, on the next day of the trip Pham Hoang Hai paid a visit to the headquarter of Tropical Food Machinery in Fidenza. Since taking part in the 2016 trade mission “Destination Vietnam II: Foodfactory” organized by ICHAM & Unioncamere Emilia-Romagna, Tropical Food Machinery has succeeded to establish some plants in Vietnam, and it is now looking forward to expanding its business in the country.
Mr. Hai also went to the nearby city of Parma afterwards to meet with the Chairwoman of International Trade Consultants Order of Parma Mrs.Tarasconi, paving the way for new partnerships in the area.
On 5th February, ICHAM Executive Director was present in Rovereto for a meeting with our partners from Trentino Sviluppo S.p.A., a regional agency striving to sustain entrepreneurship growth and company cooperation in the area.
The meeting was followed by a B2B event where local companies were equipped with a first insight of the Vietnamese market as well as tailor-made consultancy.
With the aim of promoting economic, trade and investment relations between Italy and Vietnam, one of ICHAM main activities is to assist economic agents operating between the two countries. For many years, our collaboration with BPER Banca, a solid banking institution with over 4 million customers in Italy, is of key importance.
On 7th February, Executive Director Hoang Hai PHAM met with Mr. Andrea Sartori, President of the Consorzio Tutela Vini Valpolicella and owner of Casa vinicola Sartori, a centuries-old wine company with a turnover of over 50 million euro. Sartori is now focusing on emerging markets, and ICHAM, along with BPER bank, is ready to develop the best strategy for entering the Vietnam's F&B sector.
On 6th February, Mr. Pham Hoang Hai met representatives of GARDEN FRUTTA S.R.L, continuing its consolidated partnership with Italian banks and financial istitutions like BPER Banca to support its clients toward Vietnamese market.
Both Italy and Vietnam are famous for its healthy lifestyle and food, while fruit and vegetable are fundamental. ICHAM is glad to be a bridge to bring GARDEN FRUTTA S.R.L, a 40mil turnover company closer to Vietnam.
ICHAM is strengthening its commitment to support Italian banking institutions in their corporate banking services.
On 8th February, our Executive Director Hoang Hai PHAM had a meeting with Banco BPM, the third largest bank of the country, and its client Mezzacorona Wine. Mezzacorona, a wine-producers association founded in 1904, has a 185 million euro turnover and is currently exporting in 60 countries. With ICHAM's support, Vietnam will be soon added to the list.