The diplomat expressed his wish to visit the Canary Islands in the coming months to explore opportunities for collaboration.
The president of the ZEC, Beatriz Barrera, has held a meeting with de Canadian Ambassador in Spain, Jon Allen, to address various issues, including the institutional collaboration strategy the entity is carrying out along with the Government of the Canary Islands, with the objective of placing the Islands in the North American investment map, since Canada is one of the key countries included in the ZEC’s foreign promotion plan for the 2014-2020 period. During this initial contact, Beatriz Barrera drew attention to the recent participation of the institution and the Regional Government at Canada-Africa Business Summit 2014, held in Toronto, where Canadian companies expressed their willingness to turn the Archipelago into a logistics and services hub, in order to boost their business activity towards emerging markets in the African continent, she stated.
Companies from Kiev will visit the Archipelago to learn about the advantages offered by the Islands as platform for business with Africa
The Canary Islands Special Zone (ZEC) and the Government of the Canary Islands, through Proexca, have made a joint promotion operation in Kiev to spread the advantages of the Archipelago as an investment destination and platform for business with Africa among Ukrainian businessmen.