The president of Ecuador, Lenin Moreno, met on Wednesday October 24 with representatives of the Chamber of Commerce of Santiago de Chile, who expressed their interest in strengthening the exchange between the two countries.
“Friends, welcome. We are two nations that have a long history of friendship, cooperation, brotherhood. I admire the economic development they have achieved and, without doubt, there are many things we can do together, “said Moreno during the meeting held at the Palacio de Carondelet.
The Minister of Foreign Trade, Pablo Campana, indicated that 20 Chilean businessmen came to Ecuador to evaluate investment opportunities in fields such as airlines, telecommunications, services and transport. “These visits are the product of State policies in order to provide legal security, confidence and transparency to bring us closer to the Pacific Alliance and major strategic partners in the world,” added the Secretary of State.
For his part, Peter Hill, President of the Chamber of Commerce of Santiago, said that the aim of his visit is to bring businessmen from various countries in the Irreplaceable “face to face” that allows for strong and lasting ties in trade relations. “During September, Chilean businessmen visited Ecuador with very good results.
Today I am accompanied by representatives of large companies, “said the business leader of the Southern Cone country. For Hill, the commercial relationship has prospects with an increase of more than 40% of the commercial exchange in the last 2 years.
In this regard, he pondered the signing of an agreement with the Chamber of Commerce of Quito to promote greater commercial and information exchange among the chambers with focus, he said, on small and medium-sized businessmen. (I)