Businessmen, professionals and entrepreneurs meet this Tuesday, January 31 at Amcham Day, an event open to the public dedicated to strengthening trade relations between Ecuador and the United States, through conferences and training led by specialists in the legal, labor, social security and tax, as well as Business Opportunities.
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The meeting is organized by the Ecuadorian-American Chamber of Commerce of Guayaquil (Amcham Guayaquil), and will take place, starting at 09:00, in its offices on the 6th floor of the Centrum building, located on Francisco de Orellana and Alberto Borges avenues. , in the north of the city.
According to figures from Amcham, it brings together more than 250 partner companies that promote binational businesses between the two nations from exporters, importers, entrepreneurs and professionals; The United States is one of Ecuador’s main trading partners, with a share of 15.3% of total exports and 21.3% of imports in 2022 until the third quarter.
More than half of Ecuadorian exports went to the United States in 2022, with a value of $3,604 million, according to data from the Central Bank of Ecuador.
Nery Merejildo, president of the Amcham Guayaquil Board of Directors, pointed out that the Ecuadorian productive union continues to create opportunities and promote new goals for Ecuador.
“Amcham Day is a day to connect with other companies and business leaders, build alliances, and learn about the latest trends and best practices in the business world with a focus on the United States as our strategic business partner,” highlighted Merejildo, who reported that in 2022 more than 1,200 people who benefited from Amcham’s training programs.
The business sector seeks to strengthen its relationship with the US and to resume its place as Ecuador’s first trading partner
Meanwhile, the first talk will be in charge of Alfredo Sierra; and Diana Bajaña, from Andersen in Ecuador, who will offer a conference on Legal representatives. Agents or employees? Labor, social security and tax treatment.
At 11:00, business intelligence specialist José Hidalgo, from Intelius Business Intelligence, will present a conference on Business Opportunities in the United States. At 6:00 p.m. there will be a solemn session for the 42nd anniversary of Amcham Guayaquil.
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