Olivier Becht, Minister Delegate for International Commerce, Financial Attractiveness and French Nationals Overseas, hooked up to the Minister for Europe and International Affairs, can be visiting three Indo-Pacific nations – Australia, Indonesia and Singapore – between September 18 and September 27.
The minister delegate’s go to is designed to strengthen the financial pillar of our Indo-Pacific technique, as that area is important to the worldwide financial system. Mr. Becht will meet along with his counterparts and representatives of French companies in these places; he’ll commend current investments and partnerships and can promote new ones. He can even emphasize France’s financial attractiveness to native companies that is perhaps curious about investing in France.
In Australia, the minister delegate’s go to will replicate our shared want to rebuild a relationship primarily based on belief that may embody the financial sphere. France is the third-largest European investor in Australia, particularly within the space of city infrastructure. We additionally hope to strengthen our scientific and financial cooperation within the subject of power.
In Indonesia, France desires to help the financial restoration happening on this nation of greater than 270 million inhabitants, and we’re providing our experience within the areas of sustainable power, digital know-how and concrete improvement. The minister delegate can even attend the assembly of G20 commerce ministers in Bali on September 21-23, the place he’ll reaffirm France’s dedication to selling free and honest commerce primarily based on the foundations of the multilateral system.
In Singapore, the world’s second-largest port and fourth-largest vacation spot for French overseas direct funding (FDI), Mr. Becht will focus on alternatives to diversify our provide chains, particularly for important metals.