Transporting a truckload from Guatemala to Costa Rica takes four days, when the journey could be completed in 30 hours.
The Business Committee for Customs Union launched a campaign to accelerate and complete the integration, attacking in particular mental and cultural barriers which persist in economic actors and in the general population.
An article in Prensalibre.com reported that the president of the Business Committee, Adam Aquino, claimed, “Not being able to facilitate trade results in losses and high costs for Central American consumers. The main causes for slow cargo movement between El Salvador and Guatemala, is the different interpretation officials make of the legal instruments approved by the customs union.
At the opening of the Guatemala Investment Summit the country was presented to 259 entrepreneurs from 26 countries as an attractive investment destination.
In addition, another 1,000 people attended the event which organizers say is the largest activity for attracting investment which has been held so far in Central America. "This event is the most important for investment promotion in the region. We are positioning Guatemala as an investment destination, in order to generate more formal employment, which the country needs," said Sergio De la Torre, head of the Ministry of Economy.
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