Costa Rica - China Business Summit

With participation from businessmen of both countries on March 24, 25 and 26, the summit will be held in San José, Costa Rica.

Friday, February 25, 2011

This was announced today by officials from the Ministry of Foreign Trade (COMEX), the Promotora de Comercio Exterior (PROCOMER) and the Costa Rican Coalition for Development Initiatives (CINDE), who emphasized that the primary objectives of the meeting is to strengthen trade and investment opportunities between the two countries, taking advantage of the inauguration activities of the National Stadium.

The Costa Rica - China Business Summit is the first event of this nature organized under the free trade agreement signed between the two countries.

"This activity comes at an exciting time as we prepare to receive the benefits of the treaty, once it enters into force, possibly the first of July,” said Vice Minister of Foreign Trade, Fernando Ocampo.

Over the three days the agenda includes plenary sessions, field trips, business meetings and participation in the inauguration ceremony at the stadium.

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