Governor Kevin Stitt and Secretary of State Michael Rogers welcomed Italian Consul General Frederico Ciattaglia on the latter’s visit to the Sooner State in late October.
“He’s in town visiting us and talking about our trade partnerships and the great partnership we have with his country,” Secretary Rogers said. “We are excited to have him and for the partnership we will have in the future with him, his country and Oklahoma.”
According to the Oklahoma Department of Commerce’s 2018 Oklahoma Global Report, there are 13 Italian companies in the state employing more than 664 people. The connection with Italy is part of a larger part of European countries’ in the state, which totals approximately $2.3 billion in combined investment and has resulted in nearly 4,500 jobs.
The consul general’s office is based in Houston, Texas and provides services to 10,000 Italian nationals in the states of Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana and Oklahoma. Follow them online at facebook.com/ConsolatoGeneraleItaliaHouston or visit their website here.