In the global world we live in, international investment opportunities are endless. Foreign investment comes in many forms, however, one type that is growing amongst smart investors is exportation. International markets are now more easily accessible than ever before and improved logistics make exportation that much more viable. Take Mexico for example, the 2nd largest Latin American economy that has free trade agreements with 45 countries. This is just one example; there are countries all over Latin America that present great opportunities for investment through exportation.
While some countries such as Mexico, Colombia, Chile and Peru present great exportation opportunities, other countries present challenges.
Countries You Should Avoid
Speaking generally, there are a number of factors that one should take into consideration with respect to exportation locations:
- Countries that have a low national income: This boils down to the fact that your market may not have the buying power to purchase your goods, despite the market need or want.
- Countries or cities that have a low population: Unless you are targeting a niche market, a larger market = greater sales opportunities.
- Governments that don’t encourage international investment: Countries that rank low on the ‘ease of doing business list´ will make it difficult to both enter and operate. It is best to stick to countries that encourage foreign participation.
- Countries that have poor logistical capabilities: In order to export, one needs to be confident that their product can make it to the required destination with limited obstacles.
Biz Latin Hub can assist you doing business in Latin America
At Biz Latin Hub, we have teams of corporate support specialists in place in 16 markets around Latin America and the Caribbean, and trusted partners that take our coverage to almost every corner of the region.
We offer a comprehensive portfolio of back-office services, including company formation, accounting & taxation, legal services, visa processing, and hiring & PEO, and we provide tailored packages of integrated services to suit the individual needs of our clients.
Our unrivaled regional coverage allows us to specialize in multi-jurisdiction market entry, while our broad portfolio of clients include many dedicated to the sort of sustainable activities that will be funded by the new blue bond.
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