Chamber meets with Colombian Ambassador to the U.S.

Center for Global Trade & Foreign Investment

October 17, 2019

Board Chair Jerry Neuman led a private roundtable with Colombian Ambassador to the U.S. Francisco Santos this week. Amb. Santos visited the Chamber twice before in 2009 and 2011 during his tenure as vice president of Colombia, at which time the Chamber was a strong advocate for passage of the U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement. During this rare visit to the West Coast, Amb. Santos discussed bilateral trade and investment opportunities with members of the board and representatives of the trade community to strengthen commercial ties between Colombia and the L.A. region. Amb. Santos noted his plans to highlight California as a strong partner for Colombian companies with a strong focus on the tech startup sector and agriculture. Colombia is Los Angeles' 24th largest trading partner with more than $2.7 billion in bilateral trade. SEE THE PHOTOS.



Total Votes: 0 Avg Vote: 0
 

Comments

 

Leave a Comment

Comments submitted are subject to review by the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce prior to posting. The Chamber reserves the right to monitor and withhold comments that include personal, offensive, potentially libelous or copyright protected language, materials or links. Only comments relevant to the topic will be posted. Comments posted must have a valid email address. View our full terms & conditions.


ABOUT THE NEWSLETTER

Each week, the Chamber’s award-winning email newsletter, L.A. Business This Week, serves up a snapshot of the Chamber’s activities, covering the names and faces at the Chamber and the Chamber’s work in the community. Subscribe today to keep up-to-the-minute on what’s seen and heard at the L.A. Area Chamber.

View past editions