Outsourcing Services in Guatemala

The cost savings achieved by outsourcing all kinds of services has fueled the growth of this form of contracting in the country.

Thursday, August 7, 2014

The rise of this type of contract services in Guatemala has led to companies in the sector creating the Union of Companies in Human Resource Outsourcing (Gesth).

Ivan Martinez, president of the Gesth told Prensalibre.com that "...Currently, the Gesth comprises of eight companies. In the country, companies began by outsourcing cleaning services, but it has developed into several areas. "

According to the organization, this type of contract, under there are now "... about 50 thousand Guatemalans working ... allows" ... companies to reduce, by up to 60% their operating costs through outsourcing. "

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Regional Forum On Promoting Services

March 2017

From March 15 to 16 more than 400 local and international companies in the service sector will be holding business meetings during the OUTSOURCE2LAC business forum in San Jose, Costa Rica.

From a statement issued by PROCOMER:

San Jose, March 3, 2017. The largest gathering of service companies based on knowledge of Latin America will be meeting in San Jose, Costa Rica, on March 15 and 16. OUTSOURCE2LAC is a business conference organized by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Foreign Trade Promotion Office of Costa Rica (PROCOMER), which aims to share best practices and experiences of the sector and to promote the creation of opportunities for business and investment for SMEs in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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India's outsourcing firm Aegis opens new site

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The new tower it has moved to in San Jose, Costa Rica, will allow the company to hire 25% more personnel, which now totals 900 employees.

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DR-CAFTA’s Influence on Professional Services

February 2010

In terms of professional services, the main benefit of the treaty is that it implements a uniform set of laws across the entire region.

Five years after its passage, many experts believe the agreement is only just beginning to show its real impact. To begin with, we must remember that trade between the US and the CAFTA countries is valued at over $45 billion annually.