El Salvador: "Now is not the time to talk about the port"
For vice president Ana Vilma de Escobar, it will be difficult to consider the port concession again due to the political situation.
Wednesday, November 19, 2008
"I think we are at the point where recognize that international operators are willing to do business with the country, however we are in the middle of an electoral season and this makes its harder to discuss the project," Escobar said.
With the participation of Peruvian specialist, Lincoln Flor Rojas, the National Commission for Development held a forum to discuss port concessions.
Mauricio Tobar, spokesperson for the port authority (CEPA), reported that the approval of the law for the privatization of the ports will be postponed until the second quarter.
The combined concession of the La Unión and Acajutla ports is said to interest the Dutch company.
Logistics group Ransa expressed its interest in the concession of the country's port system.
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