Consul Ragini Gupta: “Big US corporations ready to invest in Emilia”


Bologna, December 18, 2021 – For almost a year and a half he represented the USA as the official ambassador. Based in Florence, the jurisdiction of the districts of Emilia Romagna, San Marino and Tuscany. Ambassador, the words don’t need to be reduced Ragini Gupta, Speaks and understands Italy correctly.

Do Italians who fly to the US have a tough life these days?
“Despite the emergency, the procedures are now safer and faster than ever. Processes guarantee maximum security. “

What do Americans like about Emilia Romagna?
“First of all, the quality of life. Tourists are also drawn in by the reception, hospitality and food. The presence of American citizens is very high. “

Let’s start with the numbers
“There are 85,000 American citizens living in the district I work in.

Didn’t Covid scare tourists in Italy?
“Italy is a virtuous country that is very focused on health care and tourists are gradually returning”.

Are you bringing your family members?
“Sure, my family is coming for Christmas.”

The city that attacked you?
“Beautiful Bologna, but a year ago I decided to celebrate my wedding anniversary in Modena.”
How did that happen?
“I’ve always been fascinated by food and wine specialties that know how to combine tradition and innovation.”

Where did he have dinner?
“In the Franciscan restaurant of Chef Massimo Potura. I also found the balsamic vinegar I like on the Formigiano Regiano scales. “

What did you see in Modena?
“We drove into town and discovered the Motor Valley. An unforgettable visit to Maserati ”.

Many American students choose gono italy.
“The Johns Hopkins Private University in Bologna attracts the best students from the USA. It is an institution in Baltimore, Maryland. We were honored as cultural ambassadors of the states.

Have fun while reading.
“The quality of life is high, the reception is wonderful and, above all, the collaboration of the Alma Mater, the oldest university in the world, makes them happy and promotes their development.”

Why are American companies like Silk in Reggio Emilia investing in Emilia Romagna?
“As an unparalleled organization that combines knowledge and research, they see how knowledge exists. But other groups are inspired by Italy. “

For example?
“Amazon is building a factory with thousands of jobs in the Modena area. Other groups, which I don’t want to mention now, have big plans for this region. “

Have you visited the industrial centers in the area?
“Of course. Thanks to the region and Confindustria, I met the Emola Industrial Center with leading companies like Cefla. They have entrepreneurial spirit, initiative, interest.”

And the Are there opportunities for Italian companies in the States?
“You will be welcomed with open arms. The market for groceries, particularly lambrusco, pasta, wine, and balsamic vinegar, is huge. Granarolo is implementing an important project. “

What do you notice about the connection between this country and the United States?
“Values ​​and common history. Close ties developed during the Second World War. I went to Gothic Line and met the older Martin Adler, who in 1944 wanted to meet the three children he had saved in Monterrey. These relations with Italy are part of my job.


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