Italy exported over 24 million Euros of products and medical apparels for dentistry last year to the UAE
20% of total exhibitors at this week’s AEEDC will be from Italy
Trade ties between Italy and the UAE remained strong during 2020, which resulted in Italy exporting over 24 million Euros worth of products and medical apparels for dentistry, the 6th largest international supplier to the Emirates.
Fifty-four Italian companies are exhibiting at AEEDC Dubai 2021, nearly 20 per cent of the total exhibitors. The exhibition is taking place from 29 June to 1 July at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
Thirty-five of the Italian companies have been selected by the Italian Trade Agency for its official national pavilion, which is supported by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI).
All 35 businesses at the ITA pavilion are associated with the Italian Dental Industry Association (UNIDI). The Association supports over 100 high-calibre manufactures of equipment and consumables for dentists and dental technicians, www.unidi.it .
His Excellency Nicola Lener, Ambassador of Italy to the UAE, said, “Despite of the pandemic situation last year, our exports to the UAE in dental equipment increased significantly. Coupled with the expected growth of the UAE’s dental market by around 6.62 per cent until 2026. We are here to support the Italian SMEs to bring their technologies and equipment in the UAE market. Italy has long been at the forefront of dentistry and dental medicine, and the manufacturers and producers will be showcasing new techniques and innovations during AEEDC.”
Amedeo Scarpa, Italian Trade Commissioner said, “We are currently ranked number one supplier of dental equipment to the UAE, with a dominant market share of 34 per cent in 2020. Italy is the 5th largest supplier of dental hygiene products and exported over 7.5 million Euros worth to the UAE last year, an increase of 11 per cent compared to 2019. In terms of special furniture for medicine, surgery or dentistry, we are the 6th supplier with over 2.5 million Euros worth of exported products to the Emirates last year.”
For further information please check the exhibitors’ catalogue or follow the Italian exhibitors on Twitter, Instagram @ITADubai and LinkedIn: ITA – Dubai Office
Italian Trade Agency – ITA
The Italian Trade Agency is the Government agency which promotes the globalization of Italian firms, under the aegis of the Ministry of Economic Development, in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. ITA helps to develop, facilitate and promote Italian economic and trade relations with foreign countries, focusing on the needs of SMEs, their associations and partnerships. ITA sustains Italian firms in their internationalization process, promoting the marketing of Italian goods and services as well as the image of “Made in Italy” products around the world, while facilitating outward Italian investments and encouraging FDI attraction into Italy. ITA provides information, support and consultancy services to Italian companies on foreign markets, in order to foster exports and economic cooperation in all sectors, with the objective of increasing the effectiveness of their presence on international markets. ITA works closely with the Italian Regions, the network of Italian Chambers of Commerce, business organizations and other public and private entities. ITA’s headquarters are based in Rome and it works through a large network of offices around the world which are acknowledged as “Trade Promotion Offices” of Italy’s Embassies or Consulates.