For the fourth consecutive year, the Dutch Embassy organized Holland Trade Day, event to promote trade between the Netherlands and Costa Rica.
The event will be held on Monday, October 4, at the Radisson Hotel in San Jose, 8:30 am to 12:00 noon.
New electronic business platforms will be presented, www.guiadecomercio.nl and www.doingtradeincentralamerica.com which were launched by the Dutch Embassy in order for Central American and Dutch businessmen to promote trade between the two regions. Included in the event, various assistance programs offered by the Netherlands to Costa Rica like trade missions, match-making and funding by Dutch NGOs.
Importers buy directly in producing countries and occasionally provide services of relabeling, washing, packing, transporting and carrying out import formalities.
From a statement issued by PROCOMER:
The largest importer of papaya in Europe is Germany, however, Holland works as a commercial hub and distribution of fresh fruits, and is the main re exporter of this product to other countries in the region, mainly to Germany, the UK and Sweden.
An announcement has been made that services and office staff will be expanded in Panama City and from there the Dutch will strengthen their business with other countries in Central America.
After a meeting of the Dutch ambassador and Panamanian officials, it was announced that the office operating in the country will be expanded to extend activities throughout Central and increase financial and trade relations with Panama.
Dutch companies will be taking part in the competition for the concession of the container port planned by the ACP in the vicinity of the Port of Balboa.
Companies from the Netherlands have shown an interest in developing a new container port in Corozal in the 46 hectares belonging to the Panama Canal Authority, as confirmed by the Dutch ambassador to Panama, Jakob Wiebe de Boer.
Netherlands will fund with $13.4 million a project in Nicaragua to increase productivity of both products and take more advantage of their commercialisation.
"Five thousand small farmers in six departments, will be part of the "Project for sustainable market access and food security for Coffee and Cocoa Producers of Nicaragua" to be financed by a Dutch cooperation," reported Elnuevodiario.com.ni.
Dutch consumer spending on organic food in 2012 reached more than 1 billion euros, up 14% compared to the previous year, of which 90% was purchased from the supermarket chains Heinjn Albert and Jumbo while the rest was sold in specialty stores and markets.
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