Eastern European, Middle-Eastern and Asian nations were in London this week to pitch for outsourcing business. Although it can’t match the tax-free incentives of some states, Romania reckons it has other benefits to offer
Romania led the charge this year at London’s second OutsourceWorld conference, as it seeks to find more UK businesses willing to take advantage of its IT expertise which, in 1962, was responsible for building the first computer in a Communist-bloc country.
Despite these useful technical credentials the country is now keen to distance itself from its communist past and promote its suitability as partner for companies in Western nations who are looking for offshoring and outsourcing partners.
At the OutsourceWorld exhibition and conference, which was squeezed into the smaller of the two Earls Court exhibition centres in London alongside a handful of other tech conferences, a dozen countries sent trade delegations. (more…)
June 17th, 2004