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  • 1. UNIVERSIDAD DEL SALVADOR - Trip to SUNY at Albany, NY 2009
  • 2. Commerce in 2008, USA exported $6 billion, surplus $0.4 billion Over 500 companies USA based operate in Argentina USA third largest trading partner of Argentina USA investments higher than $13 billion, mostly in energy manufacturing Information technology financial sector U.S. Export-Import Bank open for U.S. exports to Argentina Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) assists US investors What do Argentina and USA mean for each other?
  • 3.
    • Because Argentina has
      • Natural resources of all kind
      • Highly educated population
      • A Globally competitive agricultural sector
      • Own sources of: Oil and Gas , Hydroelectric and Nuclear
      • All weather and landscapes for Tourism . Natural, wildlife, cultural, adventure, sea, mountains, medical
    Why Argentina?
  • 4.
    • Because Argentina has:
      • Recovered from the severe ’01/’02 crisis, with:
        • Five consecutive years of over 8% growth in GDP.
        • Investment increasing an estimated 14.4%, about 23% of GDP.
        • Primary fiscal surpluses since 2003.
      • Good quality infrastructure throughout most of the country
      • Diversified industrial base including natives Companies, like:
      • ARCOR. Biggest candies manufacturer of the world
      • TECHINT. World largest producer of steel pipes
      • IMPSA. Aeolic and Hydroelectric Power generation plants
      • INVAP. Nuclear plants. Aerospace. Medical Equipment
    And Nowadays, why Argentina?
  • 5. Focus on SMALL & MEDIUM SIZE COMPANIES (SMSCs) They are more profitable and easy to run than big ones More like Italy Act as a native, being FOREIGN is NOT an ADVANTAGE, Something like France DO NOT EXPECT easy victories , take your time! it is a highly competitive environment. Like NO other No matter how good you are, you will need ESTEEM The more people love you the better business you will do, at last we are Latin If you caught the argentines hearts, things will go nice and easy Where to go and what to do?
  • 6. Food processing equipment Information and Communication Technology Medical Equipment & Instruments Mining Machinery & Equipment Plastics Machinery & Equipment Top Market Sectors for Sellers
  • 7. Information and Communication Technology E-Business. Commerce and Business Processes Travel & Tourism Services Health Services Food products Top Market Sectors for Investors
  • 8.
    • Anyone who wants to succeed in Argentina should know that:
      • Personal relationships are critical , they need time
      • Needs Qualified Argentine Professional as partner, agent, advisor, etc.
      • Market segmentation is a key factor, due to:
      • dynamics of income and demography,
      • language, styles, preferences
      • changing consumption habits, and
      • Promotion . Validation by people recognition
      • Is VERY different from any other Latin American country
    Keys for Success in Argentina