According to data provided by the Latin American Integration Association (ALADI) and published on the Unonoticias website, “Member countries from ALADI, as a region, increased their participation in global trade from 4.3% to 5.6% in exports and from 4.6% to 5.3% in imports”. The website also mentions that “besides a remarkable commercial expansion in the recent years, the region is expecting an increase of 3.9% this year according to ALADI which says that “it promotes more integration, more trade and more investment between Latin Americans”. Despite the positive statistical data, some companies still aren’t taking full advantage of the regional agreements between Latin American Countries and are missing the opportunity to take their products to different countries within the region.
How can Mexican companies take advantage of the tools offered by ALADI to expand into other Latin American markets? Register for the free (Spanish) webcast hosted by Integration Point and featuring the Latin American Integration Association (ALADI) on June 12th 2013, at 11:00 a.m. EDT/8:00 a.m. PDT. During this one-hour webcast, Sandra de Leon, Technician from Agreements Department and Negotiations from General Ministry of ALADI, will talk about the following topics:
- What is ALADI – member countries and objectives
- Which Preferential mechanisms are available: Regional Agreements of Partial Scope
- What are the benefits that these Agreements provide companies
- Which Commercial Agreements exist between Mexico and other ALADI countries
- Why is ALADI important to global trade and trade in Mexico
- Who are the main trade partners of Mexico in the region
- Which Mexican sectors are the main participants in intraregional trade
Register here. Please note this webcast is being held in Spanish.