El Salvador seeks investments from France

El Salvador and France held meetings with the goal of improving investment relations as well as trade between the two countries.

Tuesday, June 24, 2008

El Salvador's vice president, Ana Vilma de Escobar, led a trade mission to Marseille in France to promote her country's investment potential.
She met with the mayor of the city, Renaud Muselier, who is also a senator and has been chosen by President Nicolas Sarkozy to lead the Mediterranean Unio project.
"Muselier acknowledged that France has decreased its presence in Latin America, while other countries such as Italy, Spain and Portugal have continued to invest here," she said in a news release.

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