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Port of Trieste, government: Free zones are essential for competitiveness

TRIESTE - «Today we had an important confirmation of the attention of the Government to the international role of the Port of Trieste and the development of its infrastructure and tax opportunities, with the objective of growth that leads him to become competitive to the ports of Northern Europe».

The governor of Friuli Venezia Giulia, Massimiliano Fedriga, said today in Trieste accompanying the undersecretary of State to the Presidency of the Council of Minister, Giancarlo Giorgetti, on a visit to the Port of the regional capital. With the strong employment data that have important increases, Fedriga has relaunched the proposal to replicate the project adopted in Monfalcone for the shipbuilding sector. «The intention - said the governor - is to sign an agreement with the Port Network Authorityof the Eastern Adriatic Sea, whereby the region undertakes on the part of vocational training for the reintegration of those workers Out of the occupational crises». Undersecretary Giorgetti has defined the "incredible figures of the trend of the Port of Trieste", particularly as regards rail traffic: Trieste is the first port of Italy for number of trains, as illustrated during the meetings with the Secretary General of the Authority, Mario Sommariva, and the president of Trieste Marine Terminal, Fabrizio Zerbini.
Just by virtue of these performances, Giorgetti has ensured the support of the Government to the Region for the development of of the Port's potentialities so that the benefits fall to the benefit of the collective interest. Undersecretary, deepening the issue of tax benefits, recognized in the Free zones an essential tool to strengthen the competitiveness of the port, also by virtue of competition "which, in the case of Trieste, is not Italian".