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Romania and ITC Celebrate Ten Years of Partnership: In June, the Romanian Foreign Trade Centre Organized a One-Day Trade Symposium and Ceremony to Celebrate Ten Years of Successful Cooperation with ITC. (ITC News)
ITC has worked with the Romanian Government on a wide range of projects to deliver practical services to Romania's business community. 'This is a landmark year, and we would like to thank ITC for its focused, highly professional approach in helping Romania's trade community," said Mr. Ovidei Cernei, Director General of Romania's Department for Foreign Trade and Economic Promotion, in a joint press release before the event.
Several important achievements emerged from an independent evaluation of ten years of cooperation between Romania and ITO. Among them:
* Top-ranked trade in formation services. The Romanian Foreign Trade Centre has rapidly emerged as the country's best provider of trade information services. ITO contributed to the centre's conceptual framework, web site development and staff training.
* Nationally reputed Romanian Association of Purchasing and Supply Management. Romanian purchasing experts created this association in 1996, following a series of ITO training sessions. Over the last five years, the establishment has trained over 300 Romanian specialists, bringing a new business efficiency to their companies. Today the association has 35 member companies and is government-accredited to issue training certificates. Due to their experience and skill, these Romanian specialists are increasingly being engaged by ITO to conduct training on international projects in purchasing and supply management.
* Romanian versions of major international business publications. Romania is the first country to adapt and translate three of ITO's top-selling business publications: the Business Guide to the World Trading System; Trade Secrets; and Secrets of Electronic Commerce. …