TRADE AND INVESTMENT
With a market of around 217 million people with an average GDP per capita of US$ 16 759 (in terms of purchasing power parity), the Pacific Alliance is a suitable platform to encourage joint ventures. It provides opportunities for foreign investments and it is open to entrepreneurship and innovation in various areas.
Promotion agencies and embassies from the four member countries hold joint presentations at international fairs, business rounds, events to promote innovation (LAB4 +) and business seminars in different countries around the world. If you are an exporter, importer, or have interest in developing investment projects in the Pacific Alliance, we invite you to visit the following official links in each country, where you can find the information and contacts needed.
THE PACIFIC ALLIANCE
Chile provides attractive investment alternatives in sectors such as mining, services, food industry, infrastructure, tourism and energy. We invite you to discover why Chile is known as a country of opportunities, through the Investment Promotion Agency of the country, the Chilean government entity that will play an active role in seeking overseas capital.
Known for its macroeconomic stability, strong growth, a propitious business environment with human qualified talent, business incentives, security and improved quality of life of its citizens, Colombia is an excellent country to invest.
According to Doing Business Report 2016 of the World Bank, Colombia was ranked 54 among 189 economies in ease of doing business.
Currently, Colombia has 13 commercial agreements that grant preferential access to nearly 1,500 million consumers in important markets. Colombia’s total trade with the world reached a total of US$ 87.239 million in 2015, while exports trebled to register a total of US$ 35.691 million in the same year.
Thanks to its low barriers to foreign direct investment in 2015, Colombia reached a FDI of USD 12.2108.
With the signing of trade agreements on three continents, Mexico is positioned as a gateway to a market potential of more than one billion consumers and 60 % of world GDP.
It is one of the most competitive countries for productive investment internationally because of its macroeconomic and political stability, low inflation, size and strength of its domestic market, economic growth rate and ability to generate advanced manufacturing (high technology products).
In addition, Mexico offers investors a modern and world-class infrastructure, competitive conditions, a favorable environment for business and, most importantly, a young population,talented and skilled .
Peru has made significant progress in macroeconomic performance in recent years, with growth rates of GDP very dynamic, stable exchange rates and low inflation.
Indeed, Peru is now considered one of the major emerging markets in the world , has an important and recent history of economic stability based on an uninterrupted average annual growth of 5.3 % of GDP over the past 15 years.
In 2050 Peru will be one of the fastest growing economies, ranking among the 30 largest economies in the world, because it has maintained a policy of openness in time. In addition, Peru is an economy that works in the globalization process, with preferential access to larger markets. We invite you to learn more about the good business climate in Peru.
It has held sessions six times, some in the context of presidential meetings: on January 24, 2013 (Santiago, Chile), on May 22, 2013 (Cali, Colombia), on September 25, 2013 (New York, US), on February 10th, 2014 (Cartagena, Colombia) on December 8, 2014 (Veracruz, Mexico) and on June 19, 2014 (Punta Mita, Mexico).
Its main objectives include:
As part of the Third Session of CEAP some issues of concern were specified and prioritized:
DIRECTORY OF THE PACIFIC ALLIANCE BUSINESS COUNCIL
Promotion entities grouped in the Pacific Alliance are in charge of promoting and increasing the amount of exports, attract Foreign Direct Investment, the internationalization of national businesses and attracting tourist to visit member countries. Within the Alliance, the promotion entities chair the pro tempore Presidency according to a rotatory scheme. This year their activities are coordinated by PromPeru . Next year, these activities will be coordinated by the promotion institutions of Chile.
Based on the promotion entities highly cooperative relationship and aiming to move a step forward towards priority objectives, an action plan has been stablished in order to develop various activities:
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