A meeting has been organized, for the first months of 2017, between Israeli and Costa Rican businessmen to explore business opportunities.
From a statement issued by the Chamber of Foreign Trade of Costa Rica (Crecex):
The Chamber of Foreign Trade of Costa Rica, (CRECEX) and the Embassy of Israel have organized a meeting between Israeli and Costa Rican businessmen in order to affect an increase in trade between the two countries.
Israeli authorities announced their intention of discussing and negotiating a potential Free Trade Agreement with Panama.
Among the plans to bring the two countries closer together, Israel will participate in international trade fair Expocomer 2010, explained Rafael Harpaz, Israel's Economic Matters director for Latin America.
The signed amendment will allow a wider participation of governments in different projects.
That Agreement was signed aiming at defining a set of basic principles on which to establish a framework to facilitate trade between the two countries on various trade policies like promotion of goods and services, logistics and marketing, international trade integration, among others.
In the first round of negotiations the issues of market access, rules of origin, sanitary and phytosanitary measures, investment and trade dispute settlement will be discussed.
Taking as a basis the Agreement on Economic and Trade Cooperation, signed between both countries in 2010, negotiations will start to establish a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the Republic of Panama and the State of Israel on May 11 in Jerusalem.
The new office will operate in Tel Aviv in a mixed format which will integrate the functions of trade promotion with the Embassy of Costa Rica in the country.
From a statement issued by PROCOMER:
Tel Aviv - San Jose, September 26, 2016.With the aim of promoting an approach and laying the foundation for the commercial promotion of Costa Rica in the State of Israel, September 26 saw the conclusion of the visit by Minister and Chairman ofthe Foreign Trade, Alexander Mora Delgado, to the cities of Tel Aviv and Jerusalem. During the three days of tours, the minister inaugurated the PROCOMER trade promotion office in Tel Aviv; officially launched the country brand essential COSTA RICA in Israel; and gave a masterful presentation - Doing Business with Costa Rica - followed by a discussion with a large group of Israeli entrepreneurs interested in expanding to Costa Rica.
Generates business opportunities by linking supply and demand of goods and services between Central America and the rest of the world.
Operates in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama
Phone: (506) 225 4786
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