Olivier Becht, Minister Delegate for International Commerce, Financial Attractiveness and French Nationals Overseas, hooked up to the Minister for Europe and International Affairs, is visiting the Western Balkans from September 19 to 26. He might be in North Macedonia, Serbia and Albania.
This go to is designed to strengthen our financial cooperation with Serbia. Commerce between our two nations has surpassed €1.6 billion and is bolstered by the presence of 120 French firms in Serbia. It’ll additionally provide a chance for the minister delegate to spotlight the advantages to residents from tasks that obtain assist from the French Improvement Company (AFD), a serious supply of funding within the area; they’re contributing to concrete, seen modifications on the bottom, notably within the rail sector, city mobility, waste administration and water useful resource administration.
It additionally goals to increase our partnerships with North Macedonia and Albania, two nations to which French firms may convey their experience, notably within the areas of infrastructure and renewable energies.
The go to will particularly emphasize France’s assist for the ecological and vitality transitions within the Western Balkans. The minister delegate will go to a number of tasks involving French firms, particularly within the discipline of photovoltaics.
Lastly, on September 26, Olivier Becht will participate within the Berlin Course of assembly of economic system ministers, held in Tirana. This group goals to advertise regional cooperation per European norms.