Tegucigalpa, Nov 20 (EFE) .- Honduras and Argentina created a Honduran-Argentine Chamber of Commerce with the aim of fostering relations and trade between both countries, reported the Argentine ambassador in Tegucigalpa, Juan José Castelli.
"We want to announce the formal constitution of the Honduran-Argentine Binational Chamber," the Argentine diplomat said. inaugurate in Tegucigalpa a business round of businessmen from the province of Mendoza.
The diplomat indicated that the new entity will contribute to boost trade between both nations, which is around 54 million dollars per year.
"That the businessmen of our two countries can meet face to face is a fundamental element, to know each other, to dialogue and to review the place where business activities take place is essential in the business world, "he said.
He also said that he expects the Honduran-Argentine Chamber to become" an concrete channel for communication "between the entrepreneurs of the two countries.
" We believe that it will undoubtedly be a step forward in our central objective: to further strengthen the links between our countries, "said the Argentine ambassador.
He said that generating" a framework of mutual trust is to present one country to the other, "and stressed that expanding the markets" exporting from Increasingly and efficiently is a necessity of the moment. "
He assured that" the effort is not one, "because" it takes two to dance the tango and here we are the Governments of Argentina and Honduras accompanying the private sector of our countries to get closer and closer. "
The Argentine diplomat stressed that trade between his country and Honduras "It shows a growth of almost 40 percentage points in a year".
However, Castelli pointed out that trade between both nations "is still below our joint potential, the which we will try to increase in the coming years ".