Municipal Competitiveness Index

The Municipal Competitiveness Index 2009 was presented in El Salvador.

Friday, August 14, 2009

With support of USAID, the United States Agency for International Development, RTI International, in alliance with the Superior School of Economics and Business (ESEN), presented the results of their study titled: "Municipal Competitiveness 2009, El Salvador".

The study was conducted by a multidisciplinary team, composed of specialists of ESEN and RTI. Over 4.000 entrepreneurs from 100 municipalities where surveyed.

The main result of this study is to show how favorable is the business climate of each municipality.

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