Central America gears up for Canton Fair, Asia's top trade event

Business leaders from all over Central America are preparing to take part in the Canton Fair, Asia's leading trade event.

Thursday, July 17, 2008

Some 70 to 80 Central American companies are expected to visit the fair, which begins mid-October, according to María Vargas, of the Costa Rica Chamber of Foreign Trade (Crecex). The sectors to be represented include construction, furniture, textiles, medical equipment, pharmaceuticals and electronics.

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Expocomer 2018 Announced

January 2018

Confirmation has been given of the participation of entrepreneurs from countries such as Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, China, Chile, Costa Rica, El Salvador, the United States, Guatemala, Indonesia, Korea, and for the first time, Singapore.

From a statement issued by the Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture of Panama (CCIAP):

Panama: $131 million Traded at Expocomer

March 2016

More than 500 exhibiting companies representing 32 countries made some 1,420 contacts in business conferences during the four days of Expocomer 2016.

From a statement issued by the Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture of Panama:

Panama, March 13, 2016. The Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture of Panama (CCIAP) closed the thirty-fourth edition of Expocomer.

Buyers Trade Mission 2015

July 2015

From September 22nd to 25th, the XVII edition of the Buyers Trade Mission will bring together in Costa Rica exporters and 180 international buyers from 30 countries.

From a statement issued by the Costa Rican Foreign Trade Promotion Office :

San Jose, July 31, 2015. A platform for companies with export potential to showcase their products to different countries around the world and be able to diversify their business, from inside of Costa Rica. This is the main feature of the next Buyers Trade Mission (BTM) fair organized by the Foreign Trade Promotion Office of Costa Rica (PROCOMER).

El Salvador Aims at $30 Million in Deals at World Fairs

January 2012

Some 145 Salvadoran companies will participate this year in international fairs, particularly those related to the food and beverage sector.

Some 145 firms, mostly medium and small sized, will participate in trade fairs in Germany, Colombia, Taiwan and Panama, among other countries, and it is expected that deals will be made worth around $30 million.

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