Investment Fiji’s CEO Craig Strong met with the French Ambassador to Fiji, His Excellency Mr. Jean-François FITOU and Ms Rose Wete, official Representative of New Caledonia to Fiji to discuss on Fiji-France relations, future bilateral cooperation in areas of climate change, trade, tourism and investment.
The French Ambassador stated on the need to re-invent and ‘start-fresh’ for Fijian companies to connect with global markets and was keen on business-to-business link especially with the New Caledonia Trade & Invest (NCT&I) for e-business forums.
“We can move forward with a framework in place to bring in fresh ideas and work on emerging markets for Fiji such as ICT, Agriculture (cattle) and manufacturing.”
Investment Fiji’s CEO, Craig Strong spoke on its recovery strategy and closely working with NCT&I cluster of industries for online seminars and business engagements to explore market opportunities for both countries.
“Our purpose as a business development agency is to provide that global reach for our exporters. We will develop specific market plan for France and action on e-platforms for future collaborations”.