Bogotá Highlights Potential of CA Imports

The Bogotá Chamber of Commerce (BCC) conducted a market study in Costa Rica, El Salvador and Guatemala, noting the volume of imports from these economies.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

María Fernanda Campo, President of the BCC at the time of the study, said "We were analyzing the economies of Central American countries and found they are good importers and therefore have tremendous market potential."

To put this in perspective, Laprensagrafica.com indicates that these three countries imported $ 33,000 million, the same level of Colombia, although the latter is a considerably larger economy.

For each country, the CCB studied 18 sectors with good potential:
-For Guatemala: dictionaries and encyclopedias, iron and steel, shirts, ceramic and plastic tableware.
-For El Salvador: fungicides, makeup, perfume, hair preparations, pottery and iron and steel products.
-For Costa Rica: plastic bags, shoes, books and brochures, makeup, marbles, perfume and pottery.



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