In this business meeting, 150 purchasers from Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Costa Rica, Panama, Belice and Nicaragua will meet with 180 Colombian businessmen.
"On behalf of the Colombians, the following sectors will be present: pharmaceutical (human and veterinary), garment, leather goods (handbags, wallets), decorating and furnishing the home (appliances, clothing), industrial safety (harnesses, boots), chemicals, construction materials, promotional (key chains, caps) and processed foods", reports Sigloxxi.com.
Dubbed "Macrorrueda de Negocios", the event came to an end with around $46.5 million in sales expectations.
The event was organized by PROEXPORT Colombia, and gathered over 300 Colombian businessmen with their Central American equivalents, in 2.434 business meetings.
A press release by the organizer states that "40% of the business participants were small and medium companies, while the remainder where companies who are ready to be international or are already exporting to other countries", reported Prensalibre.com.
The event received around 10,500 visitors and in the business meetings 1,350 contacts were made.
From a statement issued by the Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture in Panama:
The Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture in Panama (CCIAP) closed the thirty-third version of Expocomer with complete success, having made significant contributions to the economy of Panama and exhibitor countries who took part in business meetings over four days at this important international trade show.
Six companies from the food, agriculture and plastic's industries visited Mexico to present their products for export.
From a note from the Guatemalan Exporters Association (AGEXPORT):
Under the framework of the Mesoamerican Mesa proyect by AGEXPORT, 6 food companies, from the agricultural, foods and plastics industry visited the Mexican cities, Mexico City, Toluca and Puebla, and met with Fernando Andrade Díaz-Durán, Ambassador of Guatemala to Mexico, and COMCE representatives from that country, in order to present their export projects, and show their willingness to do business with the neighboring country.
The event will be held from November 17 to 20 in the city of San Salvador in El Salvador.
The Ecuadoran Minister of Foreign Affairs announce that they will participate in the First Ecuador-El Salvador-Guatemala Business Mission and Business Roundtable .
The meeting came about as a result of an initiative by the Ecuadoran Foreign Ministry, during a video conference between Ecuadoran and Salvadoran business people last March 4 which aroused the interest of members of the the Chamber of Industries in the Andean city of Cuenca, the Ministry indicated in a press release.
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