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PROESA participates in conference "Business opportunities between El Salvador and the United Kingdom"

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The Export and Investment Promotion Agency of El Salvador (PROESA) participated in the conference "Business opportunities between El Salvador and the United Kingdom", organized by the British Embassy in El Salvador as part of British Week.

The event was inaugurated by the Deputy of Foreign Affairs, Integration and Economic Development, Carlos Castaneda, and the British Ambassador in El Salvador, Linda Cross, attended by the Executive Director and Director of Exportations of PROESA, Giovanni Berti, who discussed the bilateral relations between the two countries with a conference named  "El Salvador - England, Opportunities for the strengthening trade relations".

"The UK was the fifth destination of Salvadoran exports to the European Union for 2012, with a share of 7% of the total export value," said Giovanni Berti, while highlighting the potential sustained growth that Salvadoran exports has had to that destination from 2007 to 2012, and an annual average of 16% per annum, which has doubled in that period the amount of exports: "We export U.S. $ 8 million in 2007 to a little more than $ 17 million in 2012," he said.

The presentation included a range of technical data based on specialized studies by PROESA, in which it is held that there have been identified at least 30 potential Salvadoran products that are  exported to the UK, undoubtedly will be enhanced if the Association Agreement between the European Union and Central American countries was approved.

PROESA made ​​available to the attendees entrepreneurs the information services, consulting and specialized technical assistance fpr British investors interested in investing in El Salvador and for Salvadoran exporters interested in doing business in the UK.

 

To learn more about the services that PROESA offers, visit our website www.proesa.gob.sv or write an to email Esta dirección de correo electrónico está protegida contra spambots. Usted necesita tener Javascript activado para poder verla.

Actualizado 06/14/2013
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