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Taiwan ecommerce cluster ti cs en guatemala

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Taiwan ecommerce cluster ti cs en guatemala

  1. 1. El cluster TICs en Guatemala Guatemala ICT Cluster Estuardo Jose Robles ICT Promoter - Guatemala
  2. 2. Guatemala...essence of Latin America Also known as the “Jaguar Economies”, the Latin American region is emerging in the global arena Guatemala is soon to become the Latin Roaring Jaguar
  3. 3. Gateway to the Mayan World • 3 UNESCO World Heritage Sites • Over 500 ancient mayan ruins • Grand Jaguar temple is proud heritage of “Ancient Guatemala” • Living mayan culture today (50% population)
  4. 4. Youth and education 96% literacy (Guatemala City) 720+public; 2,500+private schools 170,000 university students 250,000 yearly associate degrees 200,000 technical degrees
  5. 5. Youth and education University Population in Central America 170,000 200,000 105,889 120,000 114,729 120,000 150,000 100,000 50,000 0 Guatemala El Salvador Nicaragua Costa Rica Panamá • English a pre-requisite at most universities • 6 Universities with IT careers (30 years) • TCS Center For Excellence in Training Proprietary and Confidential
  6. 6. Labor Force Force Labor 14 Million 72% of population under 30, 50% under 18 EAP Economically Active: 4.2 Million growing 4% annum
  7. 7. Solid economy - Ease of Doing Business Time of Customs Clearance Simplified Transaction Source: CLADEC 180 168 160 140 120 120 100 80 60 40 6 20 6 4 1 Guatemala Nicaragua Costa Rica Honduras El Salvador 0 Rep. Dominicana Time per hour •Ventanilla Ágil (Fast Window for company registration) 24 hours •Ventanilla Única para Exportaciones (One-stop export window) •Immediate / online •Customs Facilitation • Electronic Airway bill (1hr) 24/7 •Electronic Pre-Clearing •81 countries do not require visas. •Environmental approvals take from 1560 days. •Free Trade Zones and Industrial Parks •FTA with Taiwan
  8. 8. BB- (1)  BB+ (stable) Ba2  Ba2 (stable) (positive) BB BB (stable) (stable) Level 6  level 5 World Bank: Guatemala, top 10 most reformist countries in the World IMF “Guatemala is a pillar of Central World Economic Forum American stability” Guatemala, Institutional Investor “Guatemala #1 improvement out of 125 countries in the GCI is the central american country with the greatest improvement in its country-risk qualification since 2003” Bear Stearns: “Guatemala is sub-qualified
  9. 9. Guatemala's Competitiveness Agenda 2005-2015 VALUES POSITIONING Tourism A prosperous, solidary and equal Guatemala 6. Strengthening of the productive and export system 5. Strengthening of the productive and technological infrastructure Export Platform 4. Decentralization and local development 3. Sustainable and balanced environment Logistic Hub 2. Institutional modernization and strengthening 1. Healthy, educated, capable and inclusive society STRATEGIC AXES Creativity Solidarity Entrepreneurship Tolerance Honesty Passion and excellence
  10. 10. Telecom infrastructure Emerging Technology hub $100M+ in software exports Advanced technology and capacity 1,000+ nodes, MPLS, 99.99% redundant Call centers growing at 50% per annum
  11. 11. Telecom infrastructure Network uptime SLA 99.98 % with last mile redundancy 99.99 % back bone Disaster Recovery 3 Submarine Cables (Emergia Maya Arcos) 2 Land Cables through to Mexico 3 Major Carriers 16+ ISPs Built Capacity to STM64 Lowest Rates in the region, E1 = $1,500 MPLS, implemented 100% since 4 years.
  12. 12. MAYA 1 ARCOS GLOBAL CROSSING EMERGIA Fiber Connectivity Connectivity and redundancy through 5 major undersea cables. PANAMERI CAN (projected)
  13. 13. Booming Real Estate Abundant class A & B Office Space Over 250,000m2 (+2.6 millones feet) available vacancy at 5% Projects under construction will add 50,000m2 (+500,000 feet) Guatemala, one of the lowest rental rates in Latin America 7% interest for 20 years 40% per year growth Shell Space Class A Office: btw $7.50 - $11.50 ft2/year Built2Suit buildings “All Included”: btw $13 - $16 ft2/year
  14. 14. Development Projects around Airports Projects around airports Residential & business Air side — Airport Logistics, cargo & mobility Passengers & tourism Leisure & culture 06 AIRPORT CITY
  15. 15. City of Knowledge Project Terreno Area de influencia Directa
  16. 16. ICT Cluster / Facilitator for business and investment

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