Industrial Parks Announced in Escuintla

Guatemala's President has also announced improvements in road infrastructure access from Mexico to the Ciudad de las Palmeras.

Friday, July 13, 2012

In a meeting with businessmen from the Guatemala Chamber of Commerce (GCC), President Perez Molina promised the projects as a way of reviving the economy of the southern provincial capital.

According to an article in Siglo21.com.gt, "Puerto Quetzal is also among the plans. The intention here is to improve the infrastructure in order to compete in the Pacific. Port capacity has been reached and if nothing is done in 2 years , firms will move to other places because they wont want to waste time because of transport and logistical problems. "

Other projects mentioned were expanding the local airport for air cargo use, and the widening of roads to Puerto Quetzal and the border of San Marcos.

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