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By Emea Riga
IBM sees Romania as both a stand-alone market and a "huge source of talent," said on Friday, Jonathan Sage, Government and Regulatory Affairs Executive, IBM.
The IBM representative participated in a discussion in the Trade Winds program, which brings to Romania the most important US trade mission.
He pointed out that, at present, IBM has 3,000 employees working in Romania.
Sage, who has been working for over 20 years at the American company, has admired the fact that there are a lot of valuable mathematicians in Romania.
"Speaking of innovation, I think we see Romania both as a stand-alone market and as a huge source of talent. (...) Yesterday evening I went to the Institute of Informatics and Mathematics, which has a long history, with which Many countries in Europe, including myself - who are currently leaving the European Union - complain about the lack of mathematicians. This is not the case in Romania, "he pointed out.
Trade Winds is the largest trade promotion event organized annually by the US Department of Commerce, the tenth edition.
Romania is the main destination for the economic mission from 16 to 24 October, which will also be in Bulgaria, Greece, Serbia and Croatia. Business officials from Bucharest are invited to attend business and business events from across the region.
The Trade Winds Series, launched in 2008, takes place in different countries or regions of the world, with the main goal of promoting US exports to third markets and exploring new business opportunities for US companies. The latest editions took place in Chile (2016 for the Latin America region) and South Africa (2015 for the Central and Sub-Saharan Africa region), being highly appreciated in the US business environment. Trade Winds is the largest trade promotion event organized annually by the US Department of Commerce, the tenth edition.
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