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This morning, the president of the Export and Investment Promotion Agency of El Salvador (known in Spanish as PROESA), Salvador Gómez Góchez, visited the facilities of a company that belongs to the Agroindustry sector, Comercializadora 503.   The meeting aimed to know firsthand the needs of the firm and its plans to continue expanding both nationally and internationally. Comercializadora 503 thanked PROESA for its advice, companionship on fairs and throughout the process of venturing into the export task.   "We attended a business conference that you (PROESA) made this year and thanks to that we are shipping our first container to Canada, which leaves within eight days," said Claudia Merlos, representative of Comercializadora 503.   At the meeting, Merlos said that "we Salvadorans should be proud because we have a skilled workforce." With the help of PROESA, the firm has trained its employees to become competitive at an international level.   "We are visiting Salvadoran companies, we have regained their confidence, we want them to see in the management of President Nayib Bukele a government that generates more development and employment for our people," Salvador Gómez Góchez said.   Comercializadora 503 was born with the idea of ​​satisfying the needs…
The team of the Export and Investment Promotion Agency of El Salvador (known in Spanish as PROESA) payed a visit to the facilities of a firm dedicated to recycling, injecting and offering technological solutions with social and environmental responsibility, Discovery Environmental Corp. S.A de C.V. The organization produces buckets, baskets, tubs, industrial boxes, etc. from the recycling of solid and plastic waste.   The objective of the meeting was to strengthen the trust bonds between both institutions, to know the plans of the company and to offer them all the services that PROESA for Salvadoran companies.   “As Salvadoran businessmen, we seek first, to raise the name of our country, and second, to generate work and train in technical skills. The new equipment requires specialized people”, stated Gerardo Daura, representative of Discovery Environmental Corp. S.A de C.V.   The company, despite being young, compared to the others in the plastics producing sector, has become a leader among its competitors since it has a program where young Salvadoran people are trained in order to create a specialized workforce. Currently, Discovery Environmental Corp. S.A de C.V. is a logistics partner throughout Central America and is between its closest projects to expand to…
A total of 20 companies have already reserved the bidding rules to participate in the execution of the first Public-Private Partnership (PPP) of El Salvador, said this morning, in an interview on Channel 21 of national television, the president of the Promotion Agency of Exports and Investments of El Salvador (known in Spanish as PROESA) Salvador Gómez Góchez.   “Yesterday, talking to Federico Anliker, president of CEPA, he told me that 20 companies have already bought the bidding rules to participate in that PPP (…) From the first PPP we have 16 projects that are already coming, which mean an investment of $1,150 million. That has drawn the attention of other institutions and companies to want to request, mainly from our ministries and PROESA, studies of infrastructure projects that will mean those investment amounts,” said Gómez Góchez.   This first project is the expansion of the cargo terminal of the International Airport of El Salvador San Óscar Arnulfo Romero and Galdámez, and “represents an initial investment of $13 million, and in a second stage $44 million, making $57 million,” emphasized the head of PROESA, ensuring that this project will attract more cargo to the country, which will support national economic…
El Salvador will be celebrating the Expo Congress Packaging & Logistics 2019 this October 2nd and 3rd, which constitutes an opportunity to bring Salvadoran companies closer to global logistics trends, strengthen cooperation and collaboration ties and allow new businesses to enter the sector.   In this event, the Export and Investment Promotion Agency of El Salvador (known in Spanish as PROESA) will be providing information on the services it offers to exporting companies and with export potential, as well as potential investors.   In addition, it will assist in the execution of virtual and face-to-face business conferences and will participate as an exhibitor in presentations with topics related to eco-friendly packaging and logistics trends in our country.   “About 30 virtual business meetings will be held that will benefit Salvadoran exporting companies from the various manufacturing and service sectors (…) This activity in which we are taking part responds to the task entrusted to us by the President of the Republic, Nayib Bukele, to support and go along with any company with the possibility of exporting and investing in El Salvador,” said PROESAS’ Commercial Promotion Manager, Mario Tenorio, during the inauguration of the event.   The Expo Congress Packaging &…
On this October 2 and 3, the Export and Investment Promotion Agency of El Salvador (known in Spanish as PROESA) will participate in the Expo Congress Packaging & Logistics 2019. This is an event organized by CIFCO and the Asociación Salvadoreña de Agentes de Carga y Transitarios (ASAC), it’s an occasion of professional nature and targets businessmen in the packaging, logistics and transportation sector in El Salvador.   The Expo Congress Packaging & Logistics 2019 will be an opportunity to bring Salvadoran companies closer to global logistics trends, reinforce cooperation and collaboration ties and allow new businesses to enter the sector.   PROESA will provide support in the development of virtual and face-to-face business conferences and will also participate as an exhibitor in presentations related to eco-friendly packaging and logistics trends in our country.   “I want to make a special thanks and mention to PROESA that, your support will facilitate and coordinate the virtual business round, with which a group of participants of our congress will have the opportunity to hold business meetings with buyers of the Central American region,” said Manuel Ochoa, marketing manager of CIFCO, during a press conference held yesterday, referring to the event.   For…
The team of the Export and Investment Promotion Agency of El Salvador (known in Spanish as PROESA) visited the facilities of a company that produces plastic goods for home and office use, Industrias SanChia, S.A. OF C.V. The firm is dedicated to the manufacture of cabinets, furniture, chairs, folding tables, shelves, baskets, board games, etc.    “We want every home and medical company to have a Sanchia product, and that will become a reality, with your help. We need PROESA to help us make that dream come true,” said Sanchia's sales manager, Chia Chian Juang.   The company seeks PROESA's support to attract and speed up procedures for new operating processes aimed at consolidating exports, opening up new markets for commercialization and setting up a better platform to deliver its products internationally.   During the meeting, the president of PROESA, Salvador Gómez Góchez, said that "regaining the trust of Salvadoran companies and providing our support is a priority in the management of President Nayib Bukele." He also stated that "we are here to know what your projections and perspectives are, to support them to continue growing."   Sanchia generates around 150 direct jobs and produces more than 300 products, which…
The president of the Export and Investment Promotion Agency of El Salvador (known in Spanish as PROESA), Salvador Gómez Góchez, visited the Los Nonualcos. During the journey, he met the shrimp farm Las Animas, Zacatecoluca, La Paz, which holds 42 hectares of water mirrors and produces about 1.2 million pounds of shrimp a year. Together with the PROESA team, he also met with members of the Asociación de Productores Agroindustriales Orgánicos de El Salvador (APRAINORES), producers and exporters of cashew, mango, pineapple and cocoa, in Tecoluca, San Vicente.   The objective of the visit was to know firsthand the facilities, processes and needs of both institutions to support their growth.   “The farm Las Animas is in the process of expanding 20 hectares its facilities and is recognized for the use of technology in shrimp production and I appreciate today's visit, because a government cabinet official had never visited us before,” said the owner of the company.   During the meeting, President Gómez Góchez expressed; "we come to your disposal, to listen to your needs and offer PROESAS’ services to enhance the farm and to perform any diligence so that the product can be exported to international markets."   On…
PROESA strengthens cooperation ties with national exporters   The president of the Export and Investment Promotion Agency of El Salvador (known is Spanish as PROESA), Salvador Gómez Góchez, encountered with members of the Association of Organic Agroindustry Producers of El Salvador (APRAINORES in Spanish), who are producers and exporters of cashew, mango, pineapple and cocoa in Tecoluca, San Vicente.   The visit aimed to recognize firsthand the facilities, processes and needs of the association to assist their growth. The organization revealed its willingness to work hand in hand with PROESA, to reinforce the increase in its sales capacity, the introduction of a line of commercialization of food products, development of more eco-friendly operations, among others.   The organization's manager, José Alexander Flores, stated: “we are not a millionaire organization, but every year we make a great effort so that there are revenues that guarantee the payment of our producers for their products and assure the employees the sustainability of their families while they work here. ”   APRAINORES has 80 producers, mostly local women, who oversee production, plant processing and marketing, with France and the United States being the main export markets. Similarly, they are committed to instruct producers in…
El Salvador promotes Export Forum   The Export and Investment Promotion Agency of El Salvador (known in Spanish as PROESA) along with the National Micro and Small Business Commission (CONAMYPE in Spanish), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of El Salvador, and the Corporation of Exporters of El Salvador (known in Spanish as COEXPORT) hosted today the Export Forum 2019. The main purpose of this event is to disseminate the services offered by commercial entities to exporting companies and with exporting potential.   During the meeting, various conferences and workshops will take place regarding topics such as the role of private public partnerships in boosting MYPE exports; the export process, market studies as an essential tool for export, product innovation, among others.   The assistance of a small number of 300 companies representing various export sectors of El Salvador is expected in the occasion.   “This Export Forum that we are instating is another example of the teamwork we are doing along with different entities, with the effort of the public and private sectors and for the benefit of the Salvadoran population. It is a very special and fruitful meeting,” said PROESA president Salvador Gómez Góchez, who inaugurated the event.  …
PROESA held business opportunities training with Costa Rica in virtual format      The Export and Investment Promotion Agency of El Salvador (known in Spanish as PROESA) attained, during the week of September 2 to 6, the first training on the subject of commercial opportunities in virtual format. Both Salvadorans and Costa Rican firms of diverse market areas took part in the training.   The activity pursued to point out potential Costa Rican buyers triggered by the exporting supply of El Salvador and with intention to consolidate medium-term trading. It’s expected to engage at least 25 commercial opportunities for exporting firms of varying productive areas. Firms belonging to food, beverages, agroindustry and diverse manufactures sectors took part in the training. These participating companies work as manufacturers of food packaging machines, marketers of ethnic foods, pre-cooked and frozen foods, companies in the bakery, biscuit and paint sectors, among others. The promotion activities of exportable offer in a virtual format allow resource optimization in Salvadoran companies and furthermore enable them to approach international firms quickly and efficiently. To learn more about the services that PROESA provides to exporting companies, call us at (503) 25927000, visit our website: www.proesa.gob.sv or send an email to…
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