The Ibero American
Network of Trade Promotion Organizations was constituted on June 17,
1999 as an itinerant conference; it is not a formal association or
Its objective is to
foster the exchange of experiences and communication on relevant
issues among members, which include representatives from 22 public
Ibero American trade promotion organizations.
There have been three
annual meetings of trade promotion organizations:
On June 27-29, 2001,
the Foreign Trade Bank of Mexico (Bancomext) organized the first Promotional
Services Seminar. Proexport (Colombia), Procomer (Costa Rica),
Prochile (Chile), Corpei (Ecuador), Agexpront (Guatemala), Prompex (Perú)
and Bancoex (Venezuela) also participated in the event.
Bancomext presented its
products, services and sale’s strategy during the Seminar,
including: information, counseling, activities with universities,
business meetings, market research, export supply, distribution
channels, international fairs, entrepreneurial trips, e-commerce,
information technologies, telemarketing, among other topics.
As a result of
agreements reached at the first annual meeting, Bancomext has
developed the Ibero American Network web site: http://www.redib.org/,
in order to share information among members, communicate topics of
interest and offer on-line conferences.
The main sections of
the web site are:
It includes working papers and conclusions of each annual meeting and
the Seminar organized by Bancomext in Mexico. It is worth mentioning
that Bancomext is the official administrator of the Ibero American
Network web site.
Updated messages for the Network members about changes in different
Facilitates information exchange.
Offers a summary and general issues on the last annual meeting.
The 2002 annual Ibero American Network
meeting will be held in Brazil.
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