One of the region’s main competitive advantages is its geographical position. With the exception of El Salvador, all of the countries in Central America have access to two oceans, as well as have direct access to large markets on both the North American and South American continents. Additionally, Central American countries have made improvements by investing in infrastructure, incorporating new technologies, and attracting more shipping companies to their port facilities. This has resulted in increased volumes of trade.
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Chinese investment in Central America continues to grow. Chinese investment in Central America, as well as its interactions with the countries of the region, is growing at a significant pace. A sign of this was the occurrence of a recent “milestone” in Panamanian aviation: the first direct flight between that country and the People’s Republic […]
Over the course of the last twenty years, there has been a significant amount of foreign direct investment (FDI) in Central America. Much of this increase in capital inflows can be viewed as a response to the policies of economic liberalization that were widely enacted by the countries of the isthmus that began to be implemented during the late 1980s.
When starting a business in Costa Rica, there are two main structures to be considered. The Central American Group can help you to establish your business in Costa Rica. Contact us. The first thing that must be done when starting a business in Costa Rica is to choose the correct corporate structure for the activity […]
The Port of Acajutla is on the Pacific Ocean and is El Salvador’s main commodities and container shipping point. Miguel Flores, CEO of Logistica Internacional talks to the Central American Group.
One of the main benefits of investing in manufacturing in El Salvador is the large number of countries that it has negotiated Salvadoran free trade agreements with. These accords give producers preferential access to major global markets for their goods. Salvadoran Free Trade Agreements https://www.thecentralamericangroup.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/johanna-hill-b.mp3 The Central American Group: Welcome to another edition of the […]
Thinking of Investing in El Salvador? Talk to the Central American Group. 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 […]
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 […]