(AGI) Dubai, Nov 18 - Italy has a strong presence at Dubai'sBig 5 Show, the construction sector's largest show, whichopened recently at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Italy isrepresented by nearly 400 companies, highlighting the closetrade relations with the United Arab Emirates. The opening ofthe show, which runs until Thursday, Nov. 20, was attended byItalian Ambassador Giorgio Starace and Consul General GiovanniFavilli. Sheikh Maktoum Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum cutthe ribbon. The show, now in its 35th edition, is the mostprestigious event in the sector, offering companies the chanceto introduce themselves and get access to market opportunitiesin the Middle East, South-East Asia and North Africa. Almost3,000 exhibitors from 57 countries took part in last year'sshow, attracting more than 70,000 visitors. The UAE is Italianexporters' main market in the Arab world, with an increasingnumber of Italian firms moving their production processes thereas trade relations grow. . .