Peru’s Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism, Magali Silva held talks on Monday with Costa Rica’s Minister of Foreign Trade Anabel Gonzalez to discuss issues related to bilateral trade development during ExpoPeru Central America, which kicked off today in Costa Rica.

Peru's Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism, Magali Silva. Photo: ANDINA/Norman Córdova
Peru’s Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism, Magali Silva. Photo: ANDINA/Norman Córdova

The gathering is aimed at increasing facilities for bilateral trade, foreign investment promotion and showing Peru as an alternative for entrepreneurs in Costa Rica.

The meeting was attended by costa Rica’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Trade, Fernando Ocampo; Director General of Foreign Trade, Marcela Chavarria; General Manager of the Foreign Trade Promoter (Procomer), Jorge Sequeira; Director General of Costa Rican Coalition for Development of Initiatives (Cinde), Gabriela Llobet; and President of Chamber of Exporters of Costa Rica, Monica Segnini.

The Peruvian delegation was made up of Deputy Minister of Foreign Trade, Carlos Posada; Director of Peru’s export and tourism promotion board (Promperu), Luis Torres; and National Director of Trade Development, Daniel Espinosa.

ExpoPeru will feature business roundtables, forums, Peru Moda fashion show, and many more, where Peruvian entrepreneurs will seize the opportunity to meet over 160 importers from Costa Rica and Panama on August 13-16.