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CDE puts Israel centre stage at Ambassador’s Lunch12/05/2015

  More than 70 people filled the Automobile Club’s restaurant for the CDE’s first Ambassador’s Lunch dedicated to Israel.  H.E. Mr Yossi Gal, Israeli Ambassador to Monaco since 2011 was there to meet entrepreneurs in Monaco to present his country: “Nation Start-Up: numerous opportunities for the Principality”.   Over the last 30 years, the Israeli economy has boomed, growing by 930% and is now a global leader in research, investing over 4% of its GDP in R&D. The country has risen up many international rankings, such as the IMD World Competitiveness Ranking 2013 for its ability to innovate, not to mention the discovery of large offshore natural gas......[Read more]

Annual General Meeting - Report and Prospects21/04/2015

  The 430 member companies of the Monaco Chamber of Economic Development were invited on 21 April to approve their association’s annual report for 2014 and the programme for 2015. Minister of State Michel Roger gave a speech on the economic situation in Monaco.  All proposals submitted were approved at the meeting which was attended by Government Ministers, Patrice Cellario and Jean Castellini, and 180 people. 2014: 50 actions
 Supported by a stable team of 11, the CDE continues its dual-role mission to seek out new investors and support the development of Monaco companies. Last year they organised 50 business-focused operations aimed at expanding entrepreneurs’ networks, providing them with practical information to help them grow their......[Read more]

CDE trade Mission to Prague - Report13/04/2015

The CDE led a trade mission to Prague from 8 to 10 April as part of the State Visit by HSH the Sovereign Prince Albert II to the Czech Republic. During the 48-hour business trip, 30 people representing 23 companies and institutions  from a wide range of sectors in Monaco packed in a full programme aimed at expanding networks and promoting the Principality’s business activities to the Czech Republic. On arrival on Wednesday 8 April the delegation had a private meeting with their Sovereign, HSH Prince Albert II, and his delegation. On Thursday 9 April when the State Visit attended by CDE Chairman Michel Dotta began, the CDE and partners on site (Ministry of Trade and Industry, Industry Confederation and development agency Czech Invest) opened......[Read more]

The Principality of Monaco is coming to Prague to promote its business activities02/04/2015

  Famous for its F1 Grand Prix and casinos, the Principality of Monaco is less well known from a business angle. And yet this country which covers just 2 km2 is amazingly dynamic with a GDP per capita that is one of the highest in the world.     It is to promote a better understanding of this commercial force that the Monaco Chamber of Economic Development (CDE) and 25 companies from the Principality will be in Prague on a trade mission on 8 and 9 April as part of a State Visit by HSH Prince Albert II to the Czech Republic. For CDE Chairman Michel Dotta: “The Czech Republic represents an excellent platform for Monaco companies keen to develop their activities in the Central and Eastern European countries. In turn the Principality of Monaco offers one to Czech companies who want to extend their influence in the Mediterranean basin and Africa.” Synergies......[Read more]

CDE companies learn more about opportunities at Universal Exhibitions18/03/2015

The Monaco Chamber of Economic Development, Monaco Inter Expo and the Monaco Red Cross organised a conference on opportunities for businesses at Universal Exhibitions on 17 March in the Salon Bellevue, Café de Paris. The three based it on the Monaco Pavilion model designed for Expo Milano 2015, before introducing other prospects for public-private partnerships, particularly for Expo 2017 Astana in Kazakhstan. Milan 2015, the Monaco Pavilion and Astana 2017 H.E. Mr Robert Fillon, Commissioner General of the Pavilion for Expo Milano 2015, and Julien Cellario, Managing Director of Monaco Inter Expo, the official body in charge of the country’s participation in universal and international exhibitions, presented the main themes of the project for......[Read more]

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