The Association of Fruit Exporters of Chile, Asoex, has held a meeting highlighting the work of the union's president, Ronald Bown Fernández, who was in office for more than three decades. The activity was attended by the Ministers of Economy, Nicolás Grau, and of Agriculture, Esteban Valenzuela; of the former president and former plenipotentiary ambassador of Asia Pacific, Eduardo Frei, and many other officials.
In his last public account, Ronald Bown highlighted the work carried out in recent years to position Chile as the main exporter of fruit in the southern hemisphere and the opening of new markets through active collaboration with authorities from different governments. He also highlighted the entity's work to strengthen the image of Chile as a reliable supplier of quality fruits, its permanent commitment to the communities and the strengthening of partner companies in the sector.
Iván Marambio will be the new president of Asoex as of September 2022. He in turn highlighted the importance of unity, of public-private dialogue and also inclusive growth.