El Salvador Aims at $30 Million in Deals at World Fairs

Some 145 Salvadoran companies will participate this year in international fairs, particularly those related to the food and beverage sector.

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Some 145 firms, mostly medium and small sized, will participate in trade fairs in Germany, Colombia, Taiwan and Panama, among other countries, and it is expected that deals will be made worth around $30 million.

"By 2011, 61% of companies participating in these trade missions were related to food and beverage items. This year will be the same. The first trade fair will be held on February 15in in Germany and will focus on organic products", reported the online version of La Prensa Grafica, citing information from the Investment Promotion Agency of El Salvador (PROESA).

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