The Green City concept of the Minister Nicole Bricq : a hope for companies ?

The 2013/10/18 at 09:49
The Minister for Foreign Trade Nicole Bricq will bring the concept of "Ville Durable" through the entiere world. The idea is to build a city which respect the environnement which brings jobs, new houses, soc...

German businesses head for Africa

The 2013/03/13 at 08:20
According to a survey carried out by the federation of German CCIs, 21 % of German enterprises geared to...

EU-Peru-Colombia: a free-trade agreement to come shortly

The 2012/07/10 at 11:00
Signed by the EU Trade Commissioner, representatives of the presidency of the EU Council, the Peruvian a...

Spain weighed down by expropriations from Latin America

The 2012/05/07 at 07:25
After Argentina, it's Bolivia's turn to renationalise a structure partially owned by a Spanish investor. But Madrid's reaction is different this time.

Repsol: Spain to cut its biodiesel imports from Argentina

The 2012/04/24 at 05:40
The situation is tarnishing business relations between Spain and Argentina.

Peru seeking to develop unconventional renewable energies

The 2012/04/02 at 05:40
Riding on its high economic growth rate (6.9 % in 2011), the South American country needs to increase it...

The mining sector prey to social conflicts all over the South American continent

The 2012/03/09 at 06:00
Next and final instalment of our series on the social conflicts in the mining sector – conflicts that ar...

Are mining investments in Peru affected by social conflicts?

The 2012/03/02 at 05:40
Continuing our series on the mining conflicts in Peru. The coming months may well be decisive for the future of numerous projects in the sector.

In Peru, the mining sector at the heart of social conflicts

The 2012/02/24 at 06:50
A crucial source of income, the Peruvian mining sector is at the heart of increasingly numerous and mass...

Peru-Ecuador: towards greater cooperation

The 2011/12/06 at 07:00
Meeting in the city of Chiclayo, on the Peruvian Pacific coast, representatives from northern Peruvian and southern Ecuadorian Chambers of Commerce have signed a cooperation convention.

Interview with the President of the Colombian Confederation of Chambers of Commerce

The 2011/11/29 at 06:35
Julián Domínguez Rivera retraces the current success of the Colombian economy.

Peru reassures entrepreneurs

The 2011/11/07 at 06:00
Three months after its investiture, the government of Ollanta Humala has appeased entrepreneurs concerne...

A Chambers of Commerce federation in Peruvian Amazonia

The 2011/10/10 at 06:05
The vast region of Amazonia is a challenge for investors, but Peruvian entrepreneurs have come together to form a federation, already a platform for demands.

The CCIs back a sustainable future for improved economic development

The 2011/09/15 at 15:00
The Seventh World Chambers Congress (WCCI) took place from 8 to 10 June 2011 in Mexico City, highlighting the themes of peace and prosperity. Here follows a review of a few key moments of this major event.

Japan-Peru: free trade to counter competition

The 2011/09/01 at 14:08
Peru represents a significant market for Japan, chiefly in the automobile and mining and natural resources sectors. Japan intends to switch to a higher gear at a time when China and South Korea have taken an...

The mining and agricultural Latin American resources offensive of Japan

The 2011/09/01 at 13:45
A small producer, Japan attentively monitors this territory and its many resources.

Questions for Takao Nakahata, Head of Economic Exchange Promotion at the JETRO in Mexico

The 2011/08/01 at 14:35
A Japan External Trade Organization head details the reasons why many Japanese companies have set up in Mexico.

Peru-Chile: sunny business relations

The 2011/05/27 at 13:04
Relations between Peru and Chile have rarely been so harmonious all round. On either side of the border,...

Trade in Peru: shopping centre boom

The 2011/03/29 at 07:12
Located close to the commercial arteries of Cajamarca, El Quinde Shopping Plaza wowed the crowds when it...

Colombia: Interview with Sergio Díaz Granados, minister for Foreign Trade, Industry and Tourism

The 2011/03/28 at 16:37
Colombia’s growth potential means that it is amongst the CIVETS(1) and draws a number of foreign busines...

Carlos Durand Chahud, President of the Lima Chamber of Commerce

The 2011/03/28 at 14:36
On the strength of its 122 years of existence and its 8,500 members, the Lima Chamber of Commerce (LCC) stands out today as one of the key institutions in Peruvian economic life and is a privileged contact p...

Peru: halting medicine trafficking

The 2011/02/02 at 14:46
In Peru, forces are being joined in the fight against medicine counterfeiting and contraband. The danger...

Nine out of ten persons purchase pirated goods in Mexico

The 2011/01/31 at 14:40
To fight against pirating and counterfeiting, entrepreneurs are collaborating with  customs officials an...

Michelin Brazil: targeting South America

The 2011/01/31 at 13:18
Already a leader in the civil engineering and heavy-duty segments, Michelin is developing its industrial capacities in Brazil in order to make a mark on the recreational market and to capture a significant s...

Lima Chambers of Commerce: growth steered by trade

The 2011/01/31 at 10:09
As an economic motor of Latin America, Peru recorded, in 2010, an 8.5% rise in GDP, upping initial prognostics. Growth was boosted by the construction sector, but also trade activity, whose dynamism is expec...

Agro-food - Slow growth of the fairtrade banana

The 2010/12/01 at 10:28
The embryo of sustainable and fairtrade streams for banana production emerged in the 1990s as a result o...

Interview with the President of the Chilean Chamber of Commerce

The 2010/11/30 at 13:57
From the earthquake to its joining the OECD, via the highly-publicised mining accident and the election ...

Interview - Jean Papail - Mexican entrepreneurs

The 2010/10/29 at 12:02
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2010 UNCTAD report - A spurt of foreign investment

The 2010/10/28 at 14:12
While investors are still wary of the crisis, their confidence is expected to return in the near future....

Lima Chamber of Commerce - Peruvian CCIs placing their bets on tourism

The 2010/10/28 at 12:52
By the end of the year, Peru will have hosted over 2.2 million overseas tourists, in other words 4% more...

Ibero-American Association of Chambers of Commerce - Latin American SMEs too informal

The 2010/10/28 at 12:46
From 26 to 28 September, delegates from Chambers representing twenty-two Latin American countries, the C...

Colombian and Venezuelan Chambers: the recovery of bilateral exchanges will take time

The 2010/10/04 at 12:28
After the diplomatic reconciliation of their two countries, Venezuelan and Colombian entrepreneurs are h...

Sanofi-aventis - Colombia, a buoyant market

The 2010/09/02 at 10:52
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GDF Suez developing hydroelectricity

The 2010/06/30 at 10:24
The French group GDF Suez is affirming its presence in Central America via the development of thermal po...

Lima Chamber of Commerce: Peru and Ecuador, the entente cordiale

The 2010/06/29 at 10:33
During his official visit to Peru, Rafael Correa took part in a lunch organised at the Lima Chamber of C...

Ibero-American Association of Chambers of Commerce: a role in defending free trade

The 2010/05/31 at 10:48
At the end of April, AICO rallied together its troops in Santiago in order to analyse the economic and s...

Sanofi-aventis makes a mark in Venezuela

The 2010/05/03 at 15:16
On the Venezuelan pharmaceutical industry market, displaying the highest annual growth in Latin America ...

Peru backs the sale of carbon credit

The 2010/04/01 at 13:07
The carbon tax does not play a role in Peru where, on the other hand, “the carbon market represents an i...

Mexico: new opportunities

The 2010/04/01 at 11:11
Pascal Maccioni is Head of Economic Services for Mexico and Central America at the French Embassy in Mex...

Sanofi Pasteur, a public health partner in Mexico

The 2010/04/01 at 11:04
The vaccination division of the Sanofi-aventis group, Sanofi Pasteur, produces over 1.6 dosages per year...

Lima Chamber of Commerce: port development close to saturation

The 2010/02/25 at 11:11
In the face of an increase in the traffic of goods at the Port of Callao, the Lima Chamber of Commerce f...

Albert Fuchet, CEO of Schneider Electric Chile: "

The 2009/11/26 at 15:19
Global specialist in energy management, the French group Schneider Electric, established in Chile since ...

Chile: the new conquistadors

The 2009/11/26 at 15:14
The Chilean economy experienced a slight recession in 2009, but activity has already picked back up agai...

Ecuador: President Correa’s ambitious plans

The 2009/11/26 at 14:57
Rafael Correa has presided over Ecuador since 2007, and was re-elected in the first round last April. Fo...

Perenco Peru’s race for black gold

The 2009/11/26 at 14:48
The Anglo-French group Perenco has chosen the northeast of the Peruvian Amazon to undertake their most r...

Peruvian gastronomy: out to conquer the world

The 2009/11/26 at 14:45
In Peru, few figures are unanimously adored, but Gaston Acurio is one of them. With his cheerful, pleasa...

Peru: informal sector and crisis absorption

The 2009/11/26 at 14:41
In these times of international crisis, the informal sector has once again saved Peruvian workers.

Luxury hotels betting on Peru

The 2009/11/26 at 14:35
While the financial crisis has had strong repercussions for international tourism, it hasnot discouraged...

Salfa Corp conquers the Peruvian market

The 2009/11/26 at 14:33
A construction leader in Chile, for the past two years, Salfa Corp has been seeking to establish itself ...

Peru: when construction goes boom

The 2009/11/26 at 14:30
Peru has become something of a vast construction site these past few years, much to the delight of const...

Peruvian fishing: a miraculous catch for the French

The 2009/11/26 at 14:16
A specialist in fishing and the transformation of frozen sea products, today, ARCOPA is one of the secto...

Peruvian exports: organic coffee, abuzz with success

The 2009/11/26 at 14:08
Encouraged by an ever-increasing global demand for organic products, a number of Peruvian coffee growers...

Peruvian mining: Yanacocha, Peru’s biggest goldmine

The 2009/11/26 at 14:02
Miners at Yanacocha, located in the Cajamarca rejoin in the heart of the Andes, have been bringing gold ...

Topy Top: Peruvian success story

The 2009/11/26 at 13:59
Topy Top employs 7500 people worldwide, including 5000 in Peru.

Ibero-American Chambers: AICO, sticking to its principles

The 2009/10/28 at 09:52
From 11-15 September, the Ibero-American Association of Chambers of Commerce (AICO) held its general ass...

Bogotá Chamber of Commerce: fighting against climate of insecurity

The 2009/10/07 at 08:21
The Bogotá business community is looking into the rise in offences in the Colombian capital, and the fee...

Economy - Growth is what Peru is about

The 2009/06/30 at 10:24
According to various estimations, Peru is the Latin American country that is best resisting the crisis. ...

World economy: the South American new deal

The 2009/06/29 at 10:17
After six prosperous years, Latin American economies are severely affected by the slowing down of world ...

Pharmaceutical sector: Servier continues to invest in Brazil

The 2009/03/31 at 10:38
Established in 140 countries and boasting sound economic results despite the financial crisis, the Servi...

Éliane Karsaklian, Aktéos: "In Brazil, people are both very spontaneous and very in control of themselves"

The 2009/03/30 at 15:43
Sociable and image-conscious, Brazilians like to relax. But beware of interpreting this laid-back attitu...

Brazil: taking the plunge in full financial and tax security

The 2008/11/28 at 13:40
The French firm Constantin gives a hand to French businesses wishing to take advantage of a fully expand...

Cocoa production: putting the focus back on quality in Ecuador

The 2008/11/28 at 13:19
Ecuador is continuing its efforts to promote its “Nacional”—variety cocoa for international markets. On ...

Advanced technology: Quebec, at the heart of science

The 2008/10/29 at 14:25
Founded in 2003 in Quebec, Canada, the company Vaperma is specialised in the development, manufacturing ...

Lima Chamber: consolidating growth through reforms

The 2008/03/03 at 15:11
There can be no doubt about it, 2007 was a prosperous year for the Peruvian economy. According to the Li...

Tourism: Accor’s Latin American eldorado

The 2008/01/02 at 13:35
Since 2006, under the impetus of its new managing director, Gilles Pelisson, the Accor Group has set out...

Caracas chamber of commerce: “Why don’t you shut up?”

The 2008/01/02 at 13:34
Following the altercation between the King of Spain, Juan Carlos, and the Venezuelan President, Hugo Cha...

Lima Chamber of Commerce: cutting through the "red tape"

The 2007/12/03 at 14:19
The Lima Chamber of Commerce is campaigning against the bureaucratic barriers that in its view, prevent ...

The AL-Invest programme - Building bridges between Europe and Latin America

The 2007/06/08 at 12:32
Europe and Latin America have strong historical trade links. In 1994, to foster this economic co-operati...

Accor group: further development in Latin America

The 2007/03/02 at 14:13
Leading European hotel group Accor already has a firm foothold in South America. Not quite firm enough, ...

The Lycée Français in Mexico: ally for French companies in Mexico

The 2007/03/02 at 14:12
The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) gave a great boost to the French presence in Mexico. In ...

Euler Hermes: better insurance for Mexico’s bad debts

The 2007/01/02 at 11:40
Euler Hermes, world credit insurance leader is setting out to conquer Latin America. This rapidly develo...

Brazil: in the realm of green cars

The 2006/11/03 at 11:11
Brazil may be the world champion in biofuel, but it is not resting on its laurels. The government has am...

Accor: expansion in Latin America

The 2006/11/02 at 10:20
Present for the past 30 years in Latin America where it is developing its two core businesses, hotels an...

WTO: Doha Round postponed

The 2006/07/04 at 09:58
Around fifty ministers met in Geneva at the end of June to try to revive the Doha Round of trade talks. ...

Pharmaceutical Industry: research without borders

The 2006/07/04 at 09:58
Present in 140 countries, Servier, the third largest independent pharmaceutical laboratory in the world,...

CCI Mexico: promoting a competitive industry

The 2006/04/03 at 13:13
One tends to forget it, but Mexico is the world's 13th largest commercial power and 10th largest economi...

The Brazilian economy - Reform with stability

The 2005/01/02 at 13:49
A firm advocate of the developing countries' interests during multilateral negotiations, the Brazilian g...

Venezuela - Getting back on track

The 2005/01/02 at 11:06
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Uruguay - Rethinking development

The 2005/01/02 at 11:06
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Paraguay - Basic values

The 2005/01/02 at 11:06
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Chile - The importance of foreign trade

The 2005/01/02 at 11:05
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Bolivia - Exploiting ressources

The 2005/01/02 at 11:01
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Copacabana Palace, Rio de Janeiro - If I go to Rio

The 2005/01/02 at 10:57
A true symbol of Rio de Janeiro, a carioca, as the inhabitants of the city are known, standing in front ...

Focus on Minas Gerais State - Brazil's industrial center

The 2005/01/02 at 10:57
The Brazilian State of Minas Gerais is brimming over with trading opportunities and is an ideal partner ...

External trade - Stepping up business in Brazil

The 2005/01/02 at 10:57
A major challenge facing Brazil today - with a development model that strives to reconcile financial sta...

- Business law in Brazil

The 2005/01/02 at 10:56
Different forms of contract and types of companies to suit all investment projects.

Argentina - Reaching out since 1924

The 2005/01/02 at 10:55
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Brazil France Association - The year of Brazil in France

The 2005/01/02 at 10:54
After China, it’s the turn of Brazil to spend a year in France and its capital, a cultural event also in...

Special report South America - Wines from the new world

The 2002/01/05 at 15:05
Thanks to intelligent marketing and clear labelling to guide consumers, these attractive wines are alrea...

Chile - Chile committed to free trade

The 2002/01/05 at 15:04
Chile has a population of 15 million for a GDP of approximately 65 billion dollars (73 billion euros), ...

Special report South America - Zero deficit policy

The 2002/01/05 at 15:04
Argentina is struggling hard to reduce the State's fiscal deficit by implementing a zero deficit policy....

Special report South America - Samba: on the edge of confusion

The 2002/01/05 at 15:04
The motto on Brazil's flag “Ordem e Progresso”, usually provokes more or less affectionate jokes among n...

Venezuela - Liberalism versus regulation

The 2002/01/05 at 15:03
The government in Caracas is trying to focus on economic diversification and the rebuilding of its insti...

Chile - AguaExpo Latino America 2001

The 2001/06/04 at 13:11
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Porto Rico - Paradise island for business

The 2001/03/05 at 12:49
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Mexico - The new economic star of Latin America

The 2001/03/05 at 12:48
   The recent free-trade agreement with the European Union could create a better balance for Mexico’s fo...

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