Calvio predicts an extended life for the Ministry of Digitalization: “It has reached the scale of an independent ministry” | EUROtoday

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Escriv takes possession of the Digital Transformation portfolio and the vice chairman of Commerce in a busy occasion

The first vice president, Nadia Calvi
The first vice-president, Nadia Calvio, arms Jos Luis Escriv the Digitalization portfolioEFEJ.J. Guilln
  • Profile Escriv, the unbiased who ended up disowning the world from which he got here as a consequence of criticism of his reforms

Against the voices that predict a brief life for the portfolio Transformacin Digitalthe primary vice chairman and minister of Economy, Commerce and Business, Nadia Calvio,This Tuesday he reaffirmed the necessity for an unbiased ministry that addresses this paradigm shift within the switch of the portfolio to Jos Luis Escriv.

“It is as if I had a son who has come of age and who (…) is already has reached such a dimension and scope that it has to be a Ministry“mentioned the vice chairman in the course of the switch when taking inventory of her time within the portfolio, which has ranged from the pandemic and the creation of the Digital Spain technique to the launch of the Pertes.

The new ministry that Escriv receives has been born marked with the query of whether or not it can find yourself reuniting with Economy If Calvio finally ends up being elected president of the European Investment Bank (EIB)as all the things appears to point and Escriv replaces him on the head of the Department.

The first vice chairman has highlighted the expansion of digitalization throughout his mandate and the important thing function it has adopted on account of the pandemic and the event of the Recovery plan.

“I am convinced that these projects that have been launched will culminate. Now comes the phase of landing them, turning them into a reality for the Spanish economy,” she careworn.

For its half, Escriv has centered his phrases on the potential of synthetic intelligencethe necessity for Spain to proceed attracting digital investments to turn out to be the nice hub of European digitalization, the deal with closing the digital divide and selling a digital administration that additionally takes benefit of its knowledge.

The minister assumes numerous challenges such because the difficult state of affairs of the telecommunications market in Europe, with Spain because the epicenter of the actions and a really lively function, and the negotiation and implementation of the big legislative packages for the digital sphere on the European degree.

In addition, has starred in a pleasant anecdote by taking the papers that Calvio had ready for the inauguration speech of the Commerce portfolio by the hands of Hctor Gmez and that she has been compelled to improvise. In this second speech Calvio has proven his pleasure at returning to a Ministry wherein play a part of your skilled profession and has highlighted the necessity for improve dialogue with unions and employers, in addition to the necessity to implement measures to assist corporations.

For its half, Gmez has expressed his hope that the work of the Spanish Presidency of the European Council will culminate and shut the commerce settlement with Mercosur and the agreements with China and Mexico.


In these formal occasions, the actual curiosity is often not a lot within the phrases talked about by the holders and former holders of the portfolios, however within the presences and absences within the room, which has been filling up as a morning full of comparable occasions progressed. and wherein the Ministry of Economy additionally welcomed the takeover of Jordi Hereu as Minister of Industry and Tourism and that of Diana Morantas head of Science and Universities.

Thus, on the a part of the PSOE, the presence of a number of get together figures akin to the previous Minister of Industry has been notable. Reyes Maroto, Pedro Sauranow president of Paradores, and Salvador Illaformer Minister of Health and now a deputy in Parliament within the first occasion and the next arrival of Teresa Riberathird vice chairman, and Margaret RoblesMinister of Defense.

At the enterprise degree, representatives of employers’ associations have stood out, akin to Digitalwhich represents telecommunications, which have had a decrease weight in Escriv’s speech, however which promise to occupy a superb a part of his duties within the articulation of a brand new European framework to manage the sector and its struggle with large expertise.

Among these current, the determine of Fernndez Dogs, president of the National Markets and Competition Commission and supervisor of a sector wherein her imaginative and prescient has repeatedly clashed with that of the Government, in favor of increasing the room for maneuver of huge telecommunications corporations and enjoyable the intensive degree of hypercompetition. On the horizon, as well as, is the potential separation of the CNMC into sectoral commissions, a return to the previous construction included within the pact between the PSOE and Sumar to reissue the Government.