Foreign Trade Minister, Anabel Gonzalez said that for the second semester a similar visit is planned to Russia and Brazil.
The visit to India is "... part of the plan to reach out to the group of countries known as BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China).
In the case of China, since there is already a free trade agreement in force, the plan is to advance the signing of health care protocols, mainly related to meat ", reported Elfinancierocr.com
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The Latin America-China Business Summit was held on November 26th and 27th in Costa Rica with more than 1,200 employers in regions with growing commercial exchanges.
Chinese and Latin American entrepreneurs gathered for two days for business meetings, contributing to increased trade in Latin America with the Asian country, which is already a commercial destination of prime importance for this region.
On 26th and 27th of November 500 Chinese businessmen will take part in business meetings with 300 representatives from Latin American companies seeking to generate new business.
According to Anabel Gonzalez, Minister of Foreign Trade, they expect the involvement of 300 employers in the region and they have been organizing business meetings for the summit in the form of plenary sessions, parallel meetings and roundtable discussions at high-level .
Chinese businessmen are seeking to strengthen trade, investment and economic cooperation with Costa Rica.
A press release from Costa Rica’s Ministry of Foreign Trade states:
The Foreign Trade Corporation (PROCOMER in Spanish) and the Sichuan Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT in Spanish) are to sign a cooperation agreement.
Representatives from the government and private enterprise are looking to India for business opportunities and attracting investment.
From a press release from the Costa Rican Ministry of Foreign Trade (Comex):
A delegation led by the Minister of Foreign Trade, Anabel Gonzalez, will visit India next week, along with representatives from the Foreign Trade Promoter (PROCOMER) and the Coalition of Development Initiatives (CINDE). An intensive agenda of meetings with government officials and entrepreneurs will take place in three major cities of the country (New Delhi, Hyderabad and Bangalore) and the main objectives are to seek to promote the opening of communication channels, attracting investment and promoting exports.