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Argentina looks for investment options in El Salvador

SAN SALVADOR – A delegation of 11 Argentine businessmen and government officials met on Tuesday with Foreign Minister Hugo Martínez to explore investment opportunities in productive sectors of El Salvador.

The group, led by vice secretary of investment and trade promotion in Argentina, Carlos Bianco, includes representatives from companies in the areas of naval, agricultural and refrigeration equipment, coffee processing, and natural gas industries.

Minister Martínez said El Salvador investment opportunities are offered to Argentina in agricultural business, textiles, tourism, aviation, electronics and medical services, among others.

Trade between El Salvador and Argentina reached $26 million in 2011, according to official sources.

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