The International Trade Hub explores business opportunities with Colombia

Participants in the meeting with the Government of Risaralda included, from left: Carlos Martinez, Ivan Mutis, Diego Naranjo and Diana Yaneth Osorio

In an effort to promote international trade with the U.S. through the International Trade Hub at Port Manatee, Ivan Mutis, Coordinator for the International Trade Hub, traveled to Colombia and met with the Government of Risaralda in Pereira, the Industrial Colombian Association AcopiCaldas in Manizales and the agency to promote investments in Pereira, InvestinPereira. During this trip, Mr. Mutis presented business opportunities and advantages of the International Trade Hub at Port Manatee and initiated the organization of a trade mission from Colombia. Together with the Risaralda Government and AcopiCaldas, the International Trade Hub is arranging this trip to bring industrial companies to Manatee County and other strategic business locations within the region.