Tuesday, 24 September 2019

Questions (231)

Bobby Aylward


231. Deputy Bobby Aylward asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation her plans to travel on a trade mission to Spain; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [38387/19]

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Written answers (Question to Business)

Enterprise Ireland offers a programme of trade missions and events which support the goal of securing high-level market access for companies based in Ireland who are aiming to grow business overseas and increase domestic employment.

In accordance with the 2019 trade mission programme, my colleague, Mr Pat Breen, T.D., Minister of State for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market and Data Protection, will lead a trade mission to Madrid on 2 and 3 October 2019. Twenty Irish companies will accompany the Minister on the mission. Minister Breen will also hold meetings with his Spanish counterpart to discuss trade related issues during the mission.