Italy to be next year’s partner


Over the course of seven days, the 82nd International Agricultural Fair was visited by dozens of official business and political delegations. Slobodan Cvetković, MA, General Director of the Fair in Novi Sad, was host to representatives of the Italian Institute for Foreign Trade, with whom it was arranged to have Italy be next year’s partner of the Fair.

Director Cvetković also talked with the representatives of the Chinese city of Ningbo about the possibility of cooperation with their fair. He received the representatives of the China Development Bank and Jilin HengChang Agricultural Corporation. The head of the 82nd International Agricultural Fair was also host to the representatives of the Chinese company “Jiangsu United Asia” Ni Liquin, with whom he talked about the possibility of positioning the Fair in Novi Sad and Serbian business better in the Far East.

A delegation of the parliament of the German Federal State Baden-Württemberg, headed by the president Wilfred Klink, also paid a visit to the Agricultural Fair. He promised to try to have as many German companies present at the Fair as possible in the future.

There was a delegation from the Netherlands, headed by the ambassador Loren Stokvis, at the fair as well. They were also the hosts of the symposium on the organization of agricultural producers.

Among the most distinguished guests of the Fair was Andrä Rupprechter, the Austrian Minister of Agriculture, with whom the Serbian Minister of Agriculture and Environmental Protection signed a Protocol on Cooperation of the two ministries in the field of animal husbandry development.