Minister Aloysio Nunes Ferreira will make an official visit to Madrid on October 11, when he will hold a working meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation of the Kingdom of Spain, Josep Borrell.
During the visit, the ratification instruments of the Complementary Agreement to the 1991 Social Security Agreement will be exchanged, thus benefiting Brazilians and Spaniards who have worked and paid Social Security contributions to both countries.
Ministers Aloysio Nunes and Josep Borrell will also discuss the main themes of the bilateral agenda, in particular cooperation in science, technology, education, defense, trade and investment, in addition to regional and global issues of mutual interest.
In 2018, Brazil and Spain celebrate fifteen years of their strategic partnership. Brazil is the world’s second destination of Spanish investments behind the United Kingdom. In 2017, Spain was the 10th destination of Brazilian exports totaling 3.8 billion dollars, which accounted for a growth of 46% over the previous year.