$18 Million Investment in El Salvador

Three textile companies and a cosmetics distributor will begin operations in the country before year-end.

Monday, November 30, 2009

Textile companies Apparel Production Services (APS), Supertex, Darlington Fabrics and cosmetics distributor Arabela Logistics will generate some 2.500 direct jobs, remarked Alexander Segovia, presidential secretary.

"The Government awaits the decision of 6 or 7 other companies before the end of the year", reported Elsalvador.com. "Even though he didn't disclose the name or activity of these aspiring companies, it was known that one of them makes synthetic fabrics".

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