On 15th May, a meeting of Board of Directors of FEDECOM was held in Brussels, where the main issue focused on the present and the future of the Official Spanish Chambers of Commerce abroad within the framework of the Basic Law of 1 April 2014 of Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Navigation.
Members of the Board of Directors of FEDECOM attended the meeting as well as other representantives of the Federated Chambers of Commerce. Javier Cantero, Director General of Higher Council of Chambers and Juan Talavera, International Department, also attended as guests.
The new adopted Law of Chambers and its repercussion on official chambers abroad was debated. The law provides the connection between the Chamber of Spain and the net of the official Chambers abroad, with the main aim of taking part in the Internationalisation Plan for Spanish companies. Moreover, the possibility of representation of the Chamber of Spain in relevant territorial areas was also suggested.
Furthermore, Joseba Arriortua was appointed as Deputy Chairman of FEDECOM and María Catalán was appointed as General Secretary of the Federation during the meeting, both unanimously.