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Porto Rotondo, 5 Settembre 2019 - Entering the foreign markets is a very challenging step for Sardinian companies, already penalized by the costs of insularity: important capital, external advice and sustainable economic support are needed. For this reason, with the needs of companies in mind, Confidi Sardegna has organized in collaboration with Confindustria Centro Nord Sardegna and Simest spa (group company Cassa Depositi e Prestiti) a workshop on internationalization opportunities in the beautiful setting of the Yatch Club Porto Rotondo, guests of the president Roberto Azzi.

Beyond 30 companies pertaining to the fields of the nautical one, the services and the agroalimentary ones interested to the specific products for the expansion to international level, like the anticipation of credits on the foreign country, financing of imports and facilitating participation in international fairs.

It was an opportunity for Achille Carlini and Alessandro Tronci, respectively President and Director of Confidi Sardegna, to illustrate the numerous products developed with the collaboration of various credit institutions and financial institutions, profit for the expansion abroad but it was also highlighted the possibility for members to build the best financial product at the lowest cost to achieve the stated goal.

The intervention of Simest, in the person of Maria Teresa Cardinale, Account Manager Area Sud Italia Equity Relationship Management illustrated the measures to support internationalization in non-EU countries, such as feasibility studies, participation in non-EU fairs and financing for capital adequacy. 

The format designed for the workshop, streamlined and dynamic, has allowed all participating companies - selected upstream based on proven operations - to discuss specific and concrete issues and receive timely answers from the operators present, including Nicola Carrea, financial advisor for foreign trade and technological innovation.

The innovative format of the workshop, far from the little interactive scheme of traditional conferences, allowed companies to know financial products more useful and economic than those most used and aroused considerable interest from the participating companies, especially with regard to the possibilities offered to non-EU countries.

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