Trade and Investment Meeting in El Salvador

On April 23 and 24, El Salvador will host the Second Latin American and Caribbean Meeting of Trade and Investment.

Thursday, April 16, 2009

Among the topics to be discussed at the meeting organized by the Salvadoran Commission for the Promotion of Exports and Investments (PROESA and EXPORTA) are: the impacts of the global crisis on developing countries and the measures that have been taken to mitigate it; an analysis of the Latin American and Caribbean competitive situation in infrastructure and trade services and the situation of the tourism sector, including its current challenges and opportunities.

La Prensa Grafica of El Salvador published: "The commission reported that the focus of the activity will be to discuss the problems, challenges and opportunities presented by the current financial crisis for the countries of Latin America in panels composed of by experts.

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Region Takes Measures Against Global Crisis

February 2012

Central America and the Dominican Republic have agreed together to ensure financial liquidity, create mechanisms for monitoring risk management and financial systems, as well as taking measures against the effects of the euro zone crisis and the weakness of U.S.

Carlos Acevedo, president of the Central Reserve Bank of El Salvador, told that "we are preparing a regional financial system and shielding mechanisms."

Inter-American Travel Congress

September 2011

This year El Salvador will attend the OAS’s Inter-American Congress. The main theme is to develop business competitiveness as a tool for tourism development.

The OAS announced the following on its website:

The XIX Inter-American Travel Congress to be held in San Salvador, El Salvador, on 29 and 30 September, 2011 will focus on the following theme "Tourism, a challenge to poverty." Other important issues, such as the importance of public-private partnerships to promote investment and development for the tourism sector, tourism and cultural heritage, social responsibility of enterprises in the tourism industry and the challenges for sustainable tourism will also be discussed in plenary sessions.

Latin American Internal Trade Grows

March 2009

In seeking to mitigate the effects of the crisis, the trade of goods is redirected, which means opportunities for logistics operators.

Many Latin American companies are reacting to the global economic crisis by looking for markets that are geographically closer than the normal markets in Asia and Europe where demand has fallen drastically.

El Salvador seeks tourism investement

January 2009

Minister of Tourism, Ruben Rochi, held meetings, on the sidelines of FITUR in Spain, with the Spanish hotel sector, which has shown interest in investing in the country. reports: "Yesterday, the minister of Tourism, Ruben Rochi, participated in the 12th edition of the Ibero-American Conference of Ministers and Tourism Operators (CIMET), which was inaugurated in Madrid, Spain."

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