Reyes Maroto encourages the promotion of areas of collaboration between Chile and Spain


The Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism, Reyes Maroto, has made a call to analyze and promote possible areas of collaboration in different economic sectors between Chile and Spain.

As expressed by the minister in her speech at a meeting with a delegation of 70 Chilean companies, Chile and Spain maintain “good trade and investment relations”, for which she has encouraged the exploitation of possible areas of collaboration in sectors such as agri-food, aquaculture, electronic commerce or the area of ​​non-conventional renewable energies, which are “of great importance for both countries” and which can contribute to increasing know-how capabilities and being more competitive.

At this point, Maroto has highlighted that business forums of this type make it possible to present the investment opportunities that Spain currently offers, such as those being developed within the framework of the Recovery, Transformation and Resilience Plan.

For his part, the president of the CEOE, Antonio Garamendi, also present at the meeting, stressed that Chile and Spain “are a benchmark and an example of solid and lasting relations in all areas”. Likewise, he highlighted the importance of business organizations continuing to defend the need to promote public-private alliance and collaboration models as the best tool to be able to continue betting on investment that comes from outside both countries.

The meeting has been organized by the CEOE-CEIB and the Chilean organizations CPC and Sofofa, in collaboration with the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism, through the Secretary of State for Commerce and ICEX, and the Spanish Chamber of Commerce .