Building Materials Deals for $27 million

Proexport gathered together 46 Colombian exporters and 59 Central American buyers in a business conference in Panama.

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

From the press release published by Proexport of Colombia:

The IV Business Roundtable on Building Materials in Panama, organized by Proexport, finished with business expectations of $27.4 million for the Colombian business sector, informed the president of Proexport, Maria Claudia Lacouture.

The event brought together 46 and Colombian exporters 59 Central American entrepreneurs, with Panama having the largest delegation of 50 participants, followed by Costa Rica with six and Guatemala with three buyers. These also recorded purchases during the event for $476,000.

"Central America is an increasingly attractive market for Colombian exporters of building materials and the results of this business conference is proof of this, as well as the growing demand that these countries are having and the opportunity for Colombians to supplement it," said Maria Claudia Lacouture, president of Proexport.

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