The Governing Council of the Junta de Andalucía will approve at its meeting next Tuesday the Strategy for the Internationalization of the Andalusian Economy for the period 2021-2027, as has advanced this Wednesday the counselor of the Presidency, Public Administration and Interior, Elías Bendodo.
During a visit to the solar plant in Amazon from Alcalá de Guadaíra (Seville), which Bendodo has described as “an example of business efficiency”, the Andalusian spokesman has detailed the Board’s plan to promote exports that already reach record figures in the community.
It should be noted that the Strategy for the Internationalization of the Andalusian Economy is a tool with which the Andalusian Government unifies all its policies, programs and actions in terms of promoting the internationalization of the business fabric and the attraction of foreign direct investment to Andalusia.
«We want to take a new leap forward in foreign trade and become a highway for investment, “added the Minister of the Presidency, who emphasized that the ultimate goal is” to increase the weight of exports in the PIB regional and create wealth and employment In Andalucia”.
Along these lines, he insisted that the priorities of the Andalusian Government are create jobs, attract investment and advance the vaccination strategy. «Andalusia has managed to lead the number of autonomous in Spain and we are going to follow the same strategy with exports. We are already leading some sectors and we are going to continue working in this regard, ”he explained.
Economy and sustainability
Bendodo explained that the Andalusian Government is committed to a reactivation of the economy that is sustainable, following the steps of the Green revolution with which the president, Juanma Moreno, is engaged in the first person.
“Thanks to the privileged position we have in Andalusia, the Green Revolution is an opportunity to create jobs and wealth that we are not going to miss,” he said.
He stressed that the commitment to photovoltaic is perfectly compatible with betting and defending the Andalusian field, before specifying that in Andalusia there are 706 projects of renewable energy in process, for a total of 21,000 megawatts and representing about 17 billion euros. 92% are photovoltaic projects and 7%, wind.
In the same way, the Andalusian spokesman counselor has stressed that to defend and promote the sustainability of the territory, the autonomous government has already approved the Andalusia Energy Strategy 2030, which sets the guidelines for the gradual reduction of primary energy consumption and to contribute, from renewable energy sources, at least 42% of the gross final energy consumption in this 2030 horizon.
After stressing the importance of the business fabric to materialize the Andalusian Government’s commitment to sustainability, the Minister of the Presidency celebrated that “Andalusia is positioned as a pole of attraction for large international companies that are committed to investing in this land and as technological base of southern Europe».
«Take action against climate change It is an urgent challenge that we all share », added Bendodo, to settle that« it is possible to combine the necessary internationalization of our economy, creating links with large investors, and at the same time, defend our natural heritage ».