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Ambassador George Cristian Maior: Developing economic and trade ties between Romania and the United States is a priority for our country

The Embassy of Romania to the US organized an official reception on Monday, June 10, 2019, on the occasion of the economic mission to promote Romanian IT&C products in the US, attended by 20 companies from Romania. Romanian companies take part in the SelectUSA Investment Summit event, which is being held during this period in the American capital.

The event was attended by US Administration officials, representatives of American companies operating in Romania, Washington-based think and reflection experts, as well as a delegation from the Ministry for the Business, Trade and Entrepreneurship Environment headed by Secretary of State Paula Pirvanescu.

On this occasion, the US Ambassador to the United States, George Cristian Maior, reiterated the commitment between Romania and the US to deepen and develop the Strategic Partnership, especially on the economic dimension. "The development of economic and trade ties between Romania and the United States is a priority for the Romanian Government. The economic dimension of the Strategic Partnership and the support of investments are a priority of my mandate, so do not hesitate to ask for help, the embassy's door is always open, "said Ambassador George Cristian Maior.

In turn, Secretary of State Paula Pirvanescu noted Romania's successful participation for the second consecutive year at the SelectUSA Investment Summit. State Secretary Paula Pirvanescu reminded that two years ago, Romania and the United States celebrated 20 years of Strategic Partnership, and the development of its economic dimension is one of the objectives of both countries, with potential for growth in this area.

Backround information:

The economic mission is part of the Export Support and Export Promotion Program financed by the state budget and is organized by the Romanian Ministry of Business, Trade and Entrepreneurship in partnership with the ANIS Association of Software and Services Industries. The main objectives of the mission are: increasing the visibility of Romanian companies in the IT&C industry, one of the fields in which our country is internationally competitive, to promote Romanian products in the field of innovative technology industry, to identify new business opportunities and to establish long-term partnerships.

The SelectUSA Investment Summit, hosted by US Secretary of Commerce, Wilbur Ross, is held in Washington, D.C., June 10-12, 2019, and is the highest level event to promote foreign direct investment in the United States, a platform to connect foreign companies with US economic development organizations to facilitate business investment and job creation.

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