Guatemala: Investment Coordination Entity

The objective is to provide unified direction to the different public and private efforts in trade and investment promotion.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

The new entity could be named Guatemala Trade and Investment (GTI), and would coordinate the activities of Invest in Guatemala, the national competitiveness program (PRONACOM), and the Commercial Attachés (PACIT), through an executive committee composed by members of the public and private sector.

David Cristiani, vice minister of Commerce, and Julio Héctor Estrada, director of PRONACOM, said to that "it is necessary to strengthen programs like Pacit and improve investment attraction and trade".

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