Economic diplomacy – Signing of an agreement between Business France and companies engaged in international trade, in the presence of Matthias Fekl (November 2, 2016)


Today for the seventh time, Matthias Fekl, minister of state for foreign trade, the promotion of tourism, and French nationals abroad, convened the Strategic Export Committee that brings together public and private actors responsible for the internationalization of companies and support for exports.

This meeting focused on reviewing the state of the healthcare sector, the economic security of export companies, and the operational follow-up given to measures adopted since March 2015 to benefit SMEs engaged in exports.

At the end of the meeting, Business France and several international trade entities signed a partnership agreement that strengthens ties between public and private operators in order to ensure that their support for French companies engaged in exports is more consistent and more effective.