Change at the Secretary of State for Trade

D. Jaime García-Legaz Ponce, Secretary of State for Trade, now dependent of the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, assumed the leadership of a new executive that inherited competences of various secretaries and undersecretaries.
The Secretary of State for Trade will assume extremely important issues, part of which will be the same as the ones from the old Secretary of State for Trade, among these the relation with the Official Chambers of Commerce of Spain Abroad (CAMACOES).
His work will consist of continuing the promotion of Spanish exports, key issue at a moment of negative perspectives for global trade, deal with themes such as tariff issues and fight to ensure the competitiveness of Spanish exports. He will also have to take decisions, also abroad, in which the objective of defending a unified market is stressed.