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Survey: Help Us Understand Current Attitudes on Doing Business in Latin America

Survey: Help Us Understand Current Attitudes on Doing Business in Latin America

Take our short survey and share your perceptions about the current and future outlook for doing business in Latin America: Perceptions of doing business in Latin America | Hacer negocios en América Latina We are seeking to understand general attitudes about working or doing business in Latin America, and understand what individuals and companies may be planning for the future. We are seeking to understand general attitudes about working or doing business in Latin America, and understand what...

May 2020 Regulatory Update: Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama, Paraguay

May 2020 Regulatory Update: Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama, Paraguay

Our senior legal and accounting experts deliver monthly updates on regulatory and other changes in their respective countries in Latin America. Find out regulatory changes occurring across Latin America that may impact you and your business. Extension for Registry of Commerce renewal in Bolivia Bolivia's response to the COVID-19 includes an extension of the deadline for commercial renewal with the Registry of Commerce. In Bolivia, the government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic has included...

Potential for Stronger Colombia-China Trade Relations

Potential for Stronger Colombia-China Trade Relations

In recent years, market observers have recognized a high potential for stronger Colombia-China trade relations. As many know, China is the second-largest economy in the world. Colombia is the fourth-largest economy in whole Latin America. A pairing like this offers strong potential trade channels for exporters and importers operating in Colombia.In the last decade, all of Latin America’s economies have grown more accustomed to receiving Chinese investment and commercial attention. China is the...

What are the Free Trade Agreements in Guatemala?

What are the Free Trade Agreements in Guatemala?

Guatemala is bolstered by free trade agreements with the United States, the European Union and other Central American countries. The diverse country is blessed by its strategic location, representing a natural bridge between North and South America. In addition, the country takes advantage of being located in the Eastern Standard Time (EST)  zone, which is congruent with key hubs of the lucrative North American market. Guatemala, therefore, meets the best preconditions for conducting trade and...

How to Liquidate a Company in Colombia

How to Liquidate a Company in Colombia

Learn about the process to liquidate a company in Colombia and obtain the support of legal experts in Colombia to carry out the correct procedure. Whether due to external situations or operational or managerial complications, companies may choose or need to undertake liquidation procedures. Colombia has been characterized for being an attractive destination for doing business. Its strategic position as the main gateway to Latin America and high reception to businesses in various industries...

Overview of the Nice Classification System for Trademarks

Overview of the Nice Classification System for Trademarks

The Nice International Classification System for trademarks was established by the Nice Agreement as an international classification for both goods and services when registering trademarks. When planning a market entry strategy into Latin America, many miss the opportunity to use trademark services and and the protection they grant.  Trademark services in Latin America are an excellent and highly recommended way to shield and protect your investment and intellectual property in Latin...

Meet Ruben Key, our Business Development Specialist in Peru

Meet Ruben Key, our Business Development Specialist in Peru

Meet Ruben Key, Biz Latin Hub's Business Development Specialist in Peru. Meet Ruben Key, Biz Latin Hub's Business Development Specialist in Peru. Ruben has been a part of the Biz Latin Hub team for nearly 3 years, providing crucial support to the Lima office supervising operations and communications. In 2020, Ruben will head up a new sales function with the Corporate Operations and Sales Team in Bogotá, Colombia. He will drive proactive sales strategies and support the delivery of the...

How to Hire Staff Through an Employer of Record in Colombia

How to Hire Staff Through an Employer of Record in Colombia

Expanding a business to Colombia with an Employer of Record (EOR) can be a very attractive option for growing companies wanting to enter the market with a small-scale investment. In particular, startups and other small companies (SMEs) benefit from the emerging economy in Colombia and hiring staff through a third-party organization can support a small-scale expansion.Colombia has one of the fastest-growing economies in Latin America. Foreign companies that are doing business in this country...

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