Guatemalan mission executives will explore market opportunities in the areas of food, ceramics, books, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals, among others.
The event, organized by the School of Foreign Trade of the Guatemalan Association of Exporters (AGEXPORT), "will try to put ten Guatemalan entrepreneurs in contact with some 70 delegates from the country's [El Salvador] production sectors," according to an article reported in Prensa.com.
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12 Mexican companies from different sectors are taking part in a business encounter with their Salvadoran counterparts.
Some of the industries represented at the event are food and beverages, liquor, confectionery, bakery supplies, food industry supplies, jewelry, cosmetics and beauty items, coffee, chocolate and medical equipment.
The Guatemalan Exporters Association is preparing a trade mission for entrepreneurs on May 5th-9th 2014.
From a press release issued by the Guatemalan Association of Exporters:
In order to provide Guatemalan businessmen an appointment schedule with potential Central American buyers interested in their services / products aimed at facilitating the networking and expanding opportunities for direct business, the Department of Promotion and Trade Information at AGEXPORT, will be organising from 5 to 9 May 2014, a multisectoral trade mission to San Salvador, Tegucigalpa and San Pedro Sula.
The second Salvadoran trade mission of purchasers and importers will travel to Florida from September 20 to 24.
The mission is organized by the Salvadoran American Chamber of Commerce (Amcham), and the U.S. Embassy in El Salvador, and expects 10 companies to participate.
They will arrive as part of a trade mission organized by the Chamber of Guatemalan-Canadian Commerce.
In order to encourage trade and business generation between the two nations, the Chamber has organized a trade mission to Guatemala in February 2012.
Business people from various industries in Canada make up the group, which hopes to meet with both government officials and representatives of private companies.