Businesses interested in exploring trade opportunities in Latin America, which accounts for 60 percent of the state’s total merchandise trade, have a unique opportunity to visit two of its leading export markets for Florida companies. Chile and Peru are in Florida’s top 50 merchandise trading partners with exports totaling over $6.5 billion.
Chile as one of the most dynamic and prosperous economies in Latin America, offers a wide range of opportunities for U.S. goods and services. Chile’s economy is forecasted to grow by 6 percent in 2011.
Peru’s economic growth has been strong over the past seven years and projections call for an eight percent growth in 2011. This financial stability will continue to generate opportunities for Florida companies wanting to tap into the Peruvian market.
Registration deadline is March 28, 2011.