Workshop “Financial instruments to support the internationalization of the company”

Workshop “Financial instruments to support the internationalization of the company”

FOCE organized along with the Spanish Exporters and Investors Club, Caixa Popular and the Valencia Technology Park, the workshop on “Financial instruments to support the internationalization of the Spanish companies”.

The workshop included the participation of Marta Valero, Deputy Director General for Financial Development of the Secretariat of State for Trade and responsible for the FIEM, the Spanish Government’s instrument for promoting the presence of Spanish companies and products abroad; Ana Cebrián, Deputy Director of the Commercial and Business Development Area of the Spanish Development Finance Institution (COFIDES), the main body to support the financing of projects and companies in developing countries; Paula de las Casas, Head of the SME Unit at CESCE, the Spanish Export Credit Agency; and Julia Álvarez, Mediation Area Technician from the Instituto de Crédito Oficial (ICO), the public bank that promotes economic activities that contribute to the growth, development of the country, as well as to the improvement of the distribution of national wealth.

Furthermore, the workshop included the participation of the private sector through Jorge Gracia, Financial Director of Stadler Rail Valencia, company dedicated to the manufacture of trains and railway equipment, and Roger Egoavil, Director of Business Development at FOCE, who presented practical examples and emphasized the importance of the financial instruments as tools to overcome competitive challenges and promote business internationalization.