Italians impressed by Vietnam’s 30-year achievements hinh anh 1A view of the workshop (Source: VNA)
Rome (VNA) – Vietnam’s achievements after 30 years of reform attracted the attentions of Italian delegates at a recent workshop in Turin, the capital city of Italy’s Piedmont region.

Vietnamese Honour Consul in Turin city Sandra Scagliotti told the Vietnam News Agency said the September 26 workshop aimed to introduce a new image of Vietnam which has recovered from its war-era pains to grow rapidly despite global economic uncertainties.

Besides, the participants had an insight into the country’s traditional music and cuisine, and landscapes, she said.

The workshop, which formed part of the Vietnam Day programme in Turin, also highlighted Vietnam’s investment and trade potential, as well as its competitive edge in regional and global economies.

Within the framework of the Vietnam Day programme, there have been an exhibition showcasing Vietnamese traditional music instruments and a photo exhibition on the country.

Turin city established pairing relationship with Ho Chi Minh City.

In 2015, Italy was Vietnam’s 18 th largest export market and 15 th largest import market.

It has become Vietnam’s third largest trade partner in the EU and ranked 28 th among 101 countries and territories investing in Vietnam with 66 projects valued over 391 million USD, with major groups like ENI, Piaggio, Ariston, Gattonini, Bonfigliotti and Datalogics.-VNA