International Business Resources

Latin America

General Information
Inter-American Development Bank
Provides information on its financing projects and on development issues throughout the Western Hemisphere.

Latin Focus
News and Statistics on Latin American Economies

US Trade Representative Trade Agreements The Americas
US Commercial Service information and assistance for the Americas.

Latin American Information Center Network
Popular and comprehensive site for everything about Latin America.

Association of American Chambers of Commerce in Latin America

The Andean Community
Regional economic community which includes: Bolivia, Columbia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela.

Mercosur Regional
Economic community which includes: Argentina Brazil, Uruguay and Paraguay with additional associate members: Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, México, Peru, and Venezuela.

Organization of American States
Multilateral forum for political cooperation for democray, security, trade, human rights and more.


Argentina Business
Information for doing business with Argentina. Language: English.

Argentina Tour
Argentine history, economy, culture and more. Languages: Spanish, English, French and Norwegian.

Buenos Aires Stock Exchange. Information on stocks, bonds, options, repos, and brokers with exchange seats. In English and Spanish.

CIA World Factbook: Argentina
Includes geographic and demographic information, governmental system, economy, and communications infrastructure. In English.

Ministry of Economy

American Chamber of Commerce in Argentina
Provides information on the Argentine economy.

Banco Central de Bolivia
Central Bank. In Spanish.

Bolivia Business Online
Focusing on business and tourism. In English and Spanish.

American Chamber of Commerce in Brazil

Brazil U.S. Business Council
Fosters understanding among the private business sectors of Brazil and the United States.

Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES)
Provides information about the Brazilian economy, investments opportunities and also about the Brazilian Development Bank. In English and Portuguese.

Global Review: Brazil
Information from basic facts to banking, finance, and infrastructure concerns.

Institute of Applied Economic Research
Contains macro economic data.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

South Brazil Trade
Products, general, and contact information about member companies. In English, Spanish and Portuguese.

American Chamber of Commerce in Chile

Camara de Comercio de Santiago
Trade association responsible for the protection and development of the commercial activity in the region.

Chile Trade
Business, trade and other information on Chile.

Regularly updated travel guide. Information about hotels, transportation, food, tours, and more.


Colombia’s National Investment Promotion Agency
Providing business and economic information about the country.

Costa Rica

American Chamber of Commerce in Costa Rica
Includes publications, services and events, plus articles and economic indicators from the monthly “Business Costa Rica” magazine.

Costa Rica Information Center
Informative, official site of the national tourism board.

Costa Rican Investment and Development Board
Information on investment opportunities and incentives in Costa Rica, and a directory of businesses.

Ultrapark Free Zone and Business Center
Free trade zone with a special focus in medical, science, Internet, call centers, and high technology companies.

El Salvador
American Chamber of Commerce of El Salvador
Sponsoring the development of trade relations between El Salvador and the United States.

El Pedregal Free Trade Zone
Features history, services offered, tenant operations, optional on-site services, and fiscal incentives.

Guatemala On The Web
Features travel and tourism information, useful addresses, and statistics.

Guatemala Online
Guide for Guatemalan business, investing, tourism and general information.

Santo Tomas de Castilla’s Zone of Free Trade and Industry
First free zone in the country, created by the government to promote the industrial and commercial development of the country.

Honduras Trade Network
Contains a directory of businesses in Honduras specializing in exporting and importing goods.
Travel information, chat, governmental and cultural information, and photos.

Panama Canal Authority
Governmental agency that monitors the operations of the Panama Canal.
Offers lodging, recreation, business, and cultural information.

U.S. Library of Congress Country Study-Paraguay
Detailed introduction to the country; includes a country profile, and sections on geography, history, society, economy, and government.

Aduanas (Customs)

Enjoy Peru
Offers information, photos, and tours to Machu Picchu, Cusco, Titicaca, and the jungle. Includes information on adventure sports, nature, and hotels.

Peru Marketplaces
Peruvian export business opportunities, news, and information on wholesale and bulk Peruvian products and potential business partners.

Peru’s Export Promotion Commission (PROMPEX)
Public institution whose mission is to support and promote Peruvian exports.

Ministry of Tourism of Uruguay
Travel information in English, Spanish, Portuguese, and French.

Zona Franca de Montevideo (ZFM)
Provides complete solutions in location and infrastructure for corporations that specialize in services, logistics, technology or general commerce.

DdeX – Venezuelan Export Directory
Provides indices of companies in trade and industry with import/export products.

Offers an industrial global trade export dirctory featuring companies and products.

Venezuela Tuya
Guided tour of the country’s landscape, regions, attractions, ecology and more.


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