$62 million in Deals at Food Fair

During the AGRITRADE event held in Guatemala there were 1,700 business meetings between international buyers and Central American exporters, with deals $62 million.

Friday, April 24, 2015

From a statement issued by the Guatemalan Exporters Association (Agexport):

In the seventeenth edition of Expo & Conference AGRITRADE, 1,708 appointments were scheduled between international buyers and exporters / producers in Central America. Taking part in this event, were, among others, 127 entrepreneurs from the United States, Mexico, Europe, and Asia who found out about the agricultural supply in the region.

As a result of business meetings, the organizers have predict the event will close having negotiated more than $62 million in business deals in the short, medium and long term.



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The organizers expect next year's business deals to be worth $50 million.

The 50 participating exhibitors and 57 international buyers held 962 business meetings.

The coordinator of the Guatemalan Exporters’ Association (AGEXPORT), Marco Tulio Recinos, told Sigloxxi.com that, "the event was a success" and added that, "markets were more diversified with 44% of buyers from the US but also representatives from the Dominican Republic and Mexico".

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