Although it has reduced its dependence on the USA as an export destination, Guatemala could find new opportunities with the expected shift in the trade policy between the US and Mexico.
Analysts recognize the value of finding other markets but also warn about the importance of continuing to watch the events in light of the statements made by President-elect Trump during his campaign regarding a possible revision of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Mexico.
Fresh fruits, processed fruits, concentrates and fruit juices, coffee and cocoa are the main products with potential for export to China.
From a statement issued by Procomer of Costa Rica:
San José, November 18, 2016. Fresh fruits, processed fruits, concentrates and fruit juices, as well as coffee and cocoa are the main Costa Rican products that have potential for export to the Republic of Korea; a developed country with sophisticated and demanding consumers, in terms of innovation and quality.
A study by PROCOMER identifies potential markets for own brand labels which are part of the exportable supply of Costa Rica, as being in pet accessories and products for home care.
From a statement issued by PROCOMER:
San José, November 15, 2016.In order to highlight the opportunities for exportable supply of Costa Rica in pet accessories, personal care products and home care products with private or independent brand strategies; the Foreign Trade Promotion Office (PROCOMER) has analyzed this issue in a recently released piece of market research.
The American Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Panama (AmCham)in its role as catalyst and facilitator of exchange and trade development between Panamanian and US companies, has organized its fifth trade mission to the US bound for New York City. The mission will take place from November 14 to 17 this year.
The biggest event in the automotive industry in Detroit is an opportunity for suppliers to interact with industry professionals from the leading companies in the industry.
A delegation of Nicaraguan investment advisors will be participating for the first time in the most important automotive event in Detroit, USA: Automotive Manufacturing Meetings 2016: “Mobility Innovation in the 21st Century”. This event to be held from November 15 to 17 will feature leading industry companies such as Ford, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Panasonic, LEAR Corporation, United Technologies, among many others.
In Costa Rica 206 domestic and foreign enterprises provide supplies to the medical device manufacturing companies operating in the country.
Specialized cleaning services, packaging and bottling and even microbiological testing services are some of the things provided by companies that have found in the medical device industry that operates in Costa Rica an opportunity to develop a business.
Falling short of the the amount achieved in 2015, $42 million worth of deals were negotiated in purchase intentions of products such as honey, fresh fruits, processed foods, seafood, vegetables and meat.
Although the goal of the union of Nicaraguan exporters was more than $48 million traded in the 2015 edition of the trade fair, they did manage to achieve $42 million in two days of activity, which was attended by 64 international buyers from the United States, Canada, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Costa Rica, Panama, Ecuador, Brazil, Spain and Puerto Rico.
Integration of Latin American customs offices and challenges for the port sector up to 2040 are some of the topics to be discussed at the tenth edition of the logistics event in Panama.
From a statement issued by the Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture of Panama (CCIAP):
For the tenth consecutive year, the Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture in Panama (CCIAP) in conjunction with the National Secretariat of Science, Technology and Innovation (SENACYT), will be holding EXPO LOGISTICS Panama 2016 from October 19 to 21, with one of the main objectives of the event being to strengthen the sector and provide up to date information for professionals in the logistics and multimodal transport sector.
The new site will operate in Seoul on the same premises currently occupied by the Embassy of Costa Rica in China.
From a statement issued by PROCOMER:
Seoul, Korea, October 13, 2016.With an eye to opening up new business opportunities for domestic exporters, the Foreign Trade Promotion Office of Costa Rica (PROCOMER) inaugurated on Thursday a new office in the capital city of Korea, Seoul.With this new sales representation in addition to the existing ones, there are 41 offices around the world which continue to support the efforts of Costa Rican internationalization.
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Operates in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama
Phone: (506) 225 4786
We service our customers by helping them in all aspects of the process of establishing businesses in CA also we provide them with business opportunities in the Financial, Comercial and Real estate sectors.
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