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Foreign Trade – Climate – Seminar at the Quai d’Orsay on companies working in the field of renewable energies (Paris, 11 June 2019)

Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian will conclude the seminar “Quai d’Orsay Enterprises: French expertise in renewable energies,” at the Quai d’Orsay on Tuesday, June 11. The seminar will be opened by Brune Poirson, Minister of State attached to the Ministre d’Etat, Minister for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition.
More than 70 companies will present their innovative technologies in the field of renewables to nearly 100 foreign embassies in Paris.
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Economic diplomacy: a political priority

The promotion of France’s economic interests is one of the main missions of the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs, both in France and through its network abroad, and of the Business France agency.
French economic diplomacy has several goals:

  • Supporting our businesses in exporting to foreign markets;
  • Attracting foreign investment to our country to create jobs;
  • Adapting the European and international regulatory framework to support our defensive and offensive economic interests;
  • Showcasing the buoyancy of our businesses, and start-ups in particular.

The Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, the Minister for European Affairs and the Minister of State are fully committed to this mission and discuss economic issues on all their visits abroad.

Updated: February 2019