But following the Investing in African Mining Indaba event in February, one company has reportedly already relocated to Jersey – a move which the senior civil servant who led the Island’s delegation says will bring in more in tax in a year than the cost of attending the event.
The figures, which were released following a freedom of information request by the JEP, show that the total amount spent on the conference was £44,394.
That includes almost £13,000 spent by Economic Development chief executive Mike King and Locate Jersey’s Wayne Gallichan on fully flexible business-class flights to and from Cape Town for the event.
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