MSCC hosts transport networking event at Express Trailers

President of the Maltese Spanish Chamber of Commerce assured that the bilateral trade between Spain and Malta - though relatively small - remains stable at around €500 million


Bilateral trade between Spain and Malta - though relatively small - remains stable at around €500 million, the president of the Maltese Spanish Chamber of Commerce said this week.

“Spanish exports to Malta increased by about 0.2% and are now at around €400m, + 0.2%) whereas Maltese exports to Spain increased by 78% to €109m and consisted mainly of fuels, lubricants and pharmaceutical products,” Agustin Silva said, addressing a networking event organised by the Chamber held at Express Trailers, one of its members. The event was presided by Spanish Ambassador Consuelo Femenia.

Transport was the main theme of this networking event which was sponsored by Reganosa. During this event held at Express Trailers’ The Logic training centre, three industry leaders discussed the transport of data, the transport of people and the transport of goods.

Macarena Linaza from KPMG focused on Blockchain and how this technology works. She gave an overview of the relatively new legal framework with a comparison of the status of Blockchain in various European countries.

Daniel Grech from Malta Public Transport explained the operation of the bus company which is a fully owned subsidiary of Spanish company Autobuses de Leon. He shared an insight into the growing number of passengers, the renewal of the fleet of buses, as well as the sophisticated technology used by the company to run the bus system in Malta.

David Fleri Soler, Head of Sales and Business Development of Express Trailers, discussed the company’s logistics setup which allows it to service all those doing business between Malta and Spain, highlighting Express Trailers’ fast weekly overland trailer service to and from Spain as well as a container sea freight service.

Fleri Soler also announced that the company was now serving Spanish customers who need to transport goods to other countries such as Cyprus, via Malta.

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