Building relationships & creating new opportunities
On October 25-26, 2017, the CEO of Costa Rica’s PROCOMER, Mr. Pedro Beirute together with the Commercial Director of PROCOMER for the Caribbean region; Mr. Rolando Dobles who is based in the Dominican Republic, visited Curaçao with the main purpose to explore the business/investment possibilities between Costa Rica and Curaçao. Both the Prime Minister of the Netherlands; His Excellency Mark Rutte and the King of the Netherlands; His Majesty Willem-Alexander, recommended this visit to the CEO of PROCOMER as there are business possibilities to explore between the two countries. CINEX organized the complete visit, which was accomplished with a full agenda. The organizations and Ministries they visited accompanied by CINEX were:
• Chamber of Commerce Curaçao;
• CURINDE – Curaçao Industrial and International Trade Development Company N.V;
• Ministry of Economic Development and
• ADECK – The local association for Micro, Small, and Medium-sized Enterprises
In honor of their visit, CINEX organized a dinner in order to discuss further the business possibilities between Curaçao and Costa Rica and the main points of interest. The CEO and the Commercial Director were impressed with the beautiful sceneries of Curaçao by day and night, our professionalism and most of all the ability of the residents to speak at least four languages.
The Commercial Director will visit Curaçao again in November 2017 to attend the 2nd edition of the CINEX Smart Fintech & Cyber Security Investment Summit, and to discuss the next steps to establish cooperation between Costa Rica and Curaçao.
PROCOMER is t the institution in charge of promoting the exportation of Costa Rican goods and services throughout the world. Additionally, they simplify and facilitate the exportation procedures, generate exportation chains, register exportation statistics of goods, and perform market studies.