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Latin America and Caribbean

LatinAmerica-Map.pngCalifornia products account for almost 15% of the U.S. goods exported to Mexico, Latin America, and the Caribbean. On the other side,Mexico is the #1 trading partner with California. The WTCSD has developed extensive trade relations with its strategic partners throughout the region in order to promote San Diego businesses in this fast-growing market. Whether promoting investment to the wine regions of Chile, identifying sourcing channels for tomatoes, leading a trade mission of minority-and women-owned businesses to Mexico, or meeting with a cabinet secretary to strengthen San Diego-Mexico relations, Latin America and the Caribbean offers myriad opportunities. For more information on this region, please call 619.615.0868 or e-mail Trade Services.

Regional Resources Latin America
Provides links to trade resources and general information for Latin America.

Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean
ECLAC was founded for the purposes of contributing to the economic development of Latin America, coordinating actions directed towards this end, and reinforcing economic relationships among the countries and with the other nations of the world.

El Economista
Economic news and information for Mexico, in Spanish.

Embassy of Brazil in Washington, D.C.
With information for foreign investors, as well as general information on Brazil, this site in an excellent resource.

Embassy of Mexico in Washington, D.C.
The Embassy of Mexico provides links to Mexican news resources, as well as general information about the country. This site may be viewed in either Spanish or English.

Latin America Trade
Provides information via an online magazine, daily news, as well as trade leads for Latin America.

Office of the U.S. Trade Representative
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative is responsible for formulating and implementing trade policies aimed at promoting world growth and new opportunities for American businesses. At this site you will find several resources regarding the region of the western hemisphere.

The American Chambers of Commerce of Latin America (AACCLA)
Links to the various American chambers of commerce of Latin America, with recent reports and information.

The Latin Business Chronicle
An on-line periodical providing recent headlines on the Latin American business world, as well as economic reports and data for Latin American countries.

U.S. State Department Country Commercial Guides
The United States State Department provides comprehensive guides on countries in Latin America and the Carribean, detailing the political climate, American business opportunities, and advice on how to market U.S. goods and services.

World Trade Center Mexico
Provides information concerning investment in Mexico and its emerging markets. In Spanish.

Foreign Embassies in the United States

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