El Salvador Investment Summit 2017

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From 28th to 30th March the first El Salvador Investment Summit 2017 took place, which gathered entrepreneurs of more than 250 international companies.


This forum is a commitment to the country, being one of its objectives to position El Salvador internationally as a country that offers great opportunities for generating business, investments and promote foreign trade.It was organized by the Export and Investment Promotion Agency of El Salvador (PROESA), under the auspices of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).


Among the speakers we had the participation of the CEO of Sykes, Charles Sykes who emphasized on the factors that led to the decision to expand its operations to El Salvador.

"We continue to invest in El Salvador because it gives us confidence and its people", to assert Sykes


Among the topics to be developed we can highlight:

  • Work productivity and ethics, differentiating factors of a country.
  • Competitiveness in a globalized world.
  • Latin America connecting with economies of large scale as Asia.
  • El Salvador- an economy open to the trade, located strategically in the heart of America


According to the organizers of the investment forum, this event has been an opportunity to project El Salvador to the world and expose the advantages and opportunities of investing in strategic sectors for the economic development of the country.


During the execution of the Forum International entrepreneurs had the opportunity to select work sessions on strategic sectors of El Salvador:

Session 1: Energy and Natural Gas Hub for Central America

Session 2: The ideal destination for tourism and business

Session 3: A successful export platform for Textile & Apparel

Session 4: A country of opportunities in Light Manufacturing

Session 5: The leading edge of Offshore Business Services

Session 6: Expanding agribusiness in the Americas

Session 7: A rising option in Aeronautics

Session 8: Public Private Partnerships: Opportunities for the provision of infrastructure and public services in El Salvador.


In addition, the vice president of AVX Corporation, Ricardo García, company dedicated to the development of electronic devices, said which aspects were evaluated to invest in El Salvador


In the framework of the realization of the forum it was presented at international level, the country brand of El Salvador.

Actualizado 03/31/2017
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