Agricultural Exporters & Buyers of Canada visited Guatemala

A Commercial Mission of Agricultural Exporters & Buyers of Canada visited Guatemala in the framework of Business Opportunity Day.

More than 30 Guatemalan businessmen held meetings with the mission of eleven Canadian entrepreneurs who visited Guatemala on August 30th. The Canadian delegation was made up of: Arc en Ciel Produce Inc., Caribbean Specialty Herbs, Globimpex Inc., Beyond Ventures Group, Grace Food Canada Inc., Green Bean Coffee Imports, M & M Twins Limited, Manley Sales, Rosell & Turnel Import & amp; Export Ltd., Seven Seas Dba Tom Lange Canada and Twisted Leave.

In the Business Opportunity Day were Guatemalan exporters who had the opportunity to sit on pre-established business rounds with Canadian buyers. In addition, there was an exhibition area of the official sponsors of the event, coffee tasting and Guatemalan products with the presentation of a TFO Canada representative, outlining the opportunities to do business with the Canadian market, requirements, trends and also the presentation of Paulo de León of CABI on the investment climate in Guatemala.

This event was organized by the Canadian Guatemalan Chamber of Commerce, CanCham, with the support of the Trade Facilitation Office of Canada, TFO Canada and the Guatemalan Ministry of Economy.

“We are proud to facilitate the growth of foreign trade for agricultural exporters to Canada by sponsoring this mission of Canadian buyers to visit the country, within the framework of our trade agenda,” CanCham President Nikki Bahr said. “With this mission and other efforts we hope to increase foreign trade to our ally in the north by even more than 9% year-on-year that has been growing presently already.¨

We thank CECI Guatemala, CABI, ANACAFÉ, INGUAT and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Guatemala and also our Sponsors: Licorera Nacional de Guatemala, FEDECOCAGUA, Cropa Panalpina, Agroexport 507, DLC Coffee, El Socorro Coffee, Dayana Company, Soluciones Analiticas and MayaWorks.