With positive results, the 8th Andean Business Meeting concluded on May 8 and 9 at the Chuquiago Marka Fairgrounds in the city of La Paz (Bolivia).
The entities of commercial promotion of the Member Countries of the Andean Community: the Vice Ministry of Foreign Trade and Integration of Bolivia, ProColombia, ProEcuador, Promperú and the General Secretariat of the CAN, organizers of this event, informed that in this macrorueda, they were reached Purchase intentions for about 22 million dollars.
The agroindustrial sector was the one that achieved the most sales with 72%, followed by manufacturing with 19% fashion system with 5% and services with 4% in a total of 1257 business appointments.
The businessmen of the European Union and the United Kingdom, invited buyers of this macro wheel, agreed purchases of products from the Andean region for around 5 million dollars.
In the eight macro-wheels made to date, intra-regional trade has been increased by taking advantage of the Andean Free Trade Zone, establishing synergies between exporters and importers and strengthening regional production chains.
The organization of the IX version of this Business Meeting will be in charge of Ecuador.La Paz, May 9, 2019