Industrial activity highlights in the first semester – Diario de Centro América

Photo: Courtesy Agexport

In the eleventh edition of Manufexport Retail Fair 2023At the Casa Santo Domingo Hotel, in Antigua Guatemala, the head of the organizing committee, Cesare Vitturazzi, announced that more than 2,500 business appointments are expected to be held within two days in order to generate about US$25 million, the target proposed as a starting point.

For this reason, seven trade sectors have been presenting their exportable offers since yesterday, with more than 100,000 goods on display, including plastics, food and beverages, cosmetics, as well as household cleaning products. Guatemalan Exporters Association (Ageexport).

The event also brings together more than 200 buyers from 14 countries, including the United States, Central America, Dominican Republic, South America, Mexico, Canada and France, as well as 150 international exhibitors.

Its sales are estimated to reach approximately 25 million US dollars. Cesare Vittorazzi Chairman of the organizing committee of Manufexport

In-person and virtual conferences, panel discussions and business conferences are held at the aforementioned event, to which on this occasion the Pharma Pavilion was added containing medicines, vitamins and natural nutritional supplements, an area that by May 2023 recorded a total of exports of 152 million US dollars, with a growth of 6 percent to more From 35 markets

The activity, which ends today, targets distributors, supermarkets, convenience stores and department stores for goods made in the country, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica.

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