At the same time, Malaysian companies are offering Guatemala technology, machinery and equipment, especially for the production of palm oil. They may also export goods, chemicals, petroleum products, auto parts, medical devices and electrical products, reported Prensalibre.com.
Jimenez gave a presentation to members of the Guatemala Chamber of Commerce (GCC). "We believe that Guatemala may be an important partner in the region for Malaysian entrepreneurs," said the counselor.
For his part, Jorge Briz, president of the GCC, said there is interest from Guatemalan entrepreneurs in exploring that market and making business alliances."Sugar and other commodities produced in Guatemala have opportunities in those markets," he said.
On 21 and 22 May exporters and buyers from both countries will meet in Salinitas, El Salvador, to explore business opportunities and forge links.
From a statement issued by the Guatemalan Exporters Association (Agexport):
With the aim of bringing together small producers from El Salvador and Guatemala with exporters / buyers from these countries to promote business opportunities and generate business links the El Salvador Agro & Business event will be held on 21 and 22 May at the Convention Center Decameron Salinitas, organized by the Agricultural AGRITRADE AGEXPORT Platform, with support from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).