31 Salvadoran entrepreneurs presented their products to Wal-Mart executives, at the Business Round organized by the multi-national company.
The event “Business Round” is part of Wal-Mart’s program “A hand to grow.” Claudia de Ibáñez, Manager of Corporate Affairs for Wal-Mart Central America, commented to Laprensagrafica.com that “something that is worth underlining is that the support of family businesses stimulates job growth. Through this project, 45 producers have joined the Wal-Mart’s network of suppliers who provide more than 100 products, such as coffee, corn derivatives, or Jamaican Rose Wine.”
In 2009 they will have a huge challenge getting access to financing for long term investment.
According to laprensagrafica.com, "Because of the low growth expectations for the country's economy and the slowness with which internal investments have been moving, it will make it harder to create adequate packages for small and medium businesses.
Xpand Group offers to its clients global support in exports. With its network, the company gives access to small and medium enterprises to new markets such as: North America, Central America & Europe
Operates in El Salvador, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama
Phone: (506) 2225-0435 - (506) 2524 2800
The Bogota International Center for Business and Exhibitions-Corferias is a private organization for the promotion of industrial, social, cultural and commercial development in the Andean region, Central America and the Caribbean.
Operates in Panama, Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Colombia and Central America
Phone: (571) 3810000 ext 5328
As a Holding Company we are interested in helping other companies to succeed. We do that by investing in other companies with capital and or professional help to allow them to grow in exchange for ownership.
Operates in Panama and Panama
Phone: (507) 7202158
Caribbean-Central American Action (CCAA) is a private, independent organization that promotes private sector-led economic development in the Caribbean Basin and throughout the Hemisphere.
Operates in Panama, Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador, Costa Rica and Caribbean Community
Phone: (202) 331-9467