I Reasons why companies should consider investing in El Salvador: El Salvador has a globally recognized workforce. Its workers have distinguished themselves for their productivity, efficiency, and work ethic. Fifty-six percent of El Salvador’s economically active population is less than 40 years of age. El Salvador is a young and highly productive nation. Those companies […]
The Central American Group: Welcome to another edition of the Central American Group’s podcast. In these recordings, we have conversations with people who are experts in our organization and outside our organization. Today we are speaking with an expert from outside of the organization. His name is Mauricio Bonilla. He is the managing partner of […]
Over the last several decades manufacturing in Costa Rica has become the clear choice of many globally recognized firms. The economy of Costa Rica has been traditionally dominated by its agricultural sector. A list of Costa Rican cash crops that have been and are still sold in export sales to overseas markets includes bananas, pineapples, […]
Today’s guest is Jessica Bukele. She is involved with export and investment promotion with PROESA. PROESA is an autonomous organization of El Salvador’s government.
Puerto Cortes, Acajutla, Colon, and Balboa are among the most important commercial ports in Central America. Fierce competition in global foreign trade has necessitated that Central American countries act to modernize the infrastructure found at their shipping ports. An example of one of the commercial ports in Central America that have been upgraded recently is […]
Today’s guest is Eugenio Quiros. Mr. Quiroz is the executive director of Association of Free Trade Zones in Costa Rica (AZOFRAS).
Costa Rica is a relatively small country that is open to trade in goods and services, as well as to foreign investment. By 2016, numerous Costa Rican free trade agreements were in place that govern the country’s commercial relations with a total of forty – nine nations. As a result, eighty percent of Costa Rica’s […]
Companies must provide employee benefits in El Salvador which are included in the country’s labor law. Complying with the obligations outlined in the work contract is not all that needs to be done by employees and employers. It is also the law that companies provide certain, legally outlined, and prescribed employee benefits in El Salvador. […]
The purpose of this document is to provide the reader with an overview of the basic aspects of Costa Rican labor law. It has been presented as a guide that can be used by manufacturers, or other businesses, that have or will have operations in the country. The format of this information is in question […]
Today’s guest is Patricia Figueroa. She is the executive director of an organization called CAMTEX in El Salvador. It is the Chamber of Commerce for the nation for the textile industry in El Salvador.
The Costa Rican Medical device sector continues to climb the industry’s global value chain. The country’s university system now offers a Master’s Degree in Medical Device Engineering which will drive the nation’s move towards medical device research and development activities. In recent years, the Costa Rican medical device sector has become the country’s main generator […]
Salvadoran clothing and textile exports grew by 5.6% during the first six months of 2018. This growth is the equivalent of USD $70 million more than what was exported during the same period of the previous year. The total value of Salvadoran clothing and textile exports reached USD $1.3 billion for the period of January […]