The 50 participating exhibitors and 57 international buyers held 962 business meetings.
The coordinator of the Guatemalan Exporters’ Association (AGEXPORT), Marco Tulio Recinos, told Sigloxxi.com that, "the event was a success" and added that, "markets were more diversified with 44% of buyers from the US but also representatives from the Dominican Republic and Mexico".
The trade show MANUFEXPORT to be held on October 1st - 2nd will bring together companies in the region and international buyers.
From a statement by the Guatemalan Exporters Association:
"AGEXPORT and the Chamber of Industry have jointly organized MANUFEXPORT 2014, Special Edition where 100 buyers from the U.S., Central America, Mexico, the Caribbean and Colombia will discover the range of food and beverages (perishable and non-perishable) plastics, personal care and cosmetics, cleaning products, paper converters and processors, and for the first time the categories of home furnishings, clothing, accessories and footwear for sale at stands."
On October 1st and 2nd Central American entrepreneurs in the manufacturing sector in Guatemala will be meeting with international buyers from supermarkets, convenience centers, importers and distributors.
Taken from the official website of the event, Manufexport.com.gt:
The Guatemalan Exporters Association is a private non-profit entity, established in 1982; that represents, promotes and develops non traditional exports of Guatemalan companies.
Operates in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Guatemala
Phone: (502) 2422-3400