Seminar Central America and the Caribbean: opportunities to export, Import & invest practical aspects

13th March 2019 From 15:00 to 18:00

What? This is a seminar for companies which are interested in doing business in Central America and the Caribbean, and need specialized information regarding the main aspects of export, import, and investments transactions.

Why? During the event, the participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and receive information regarding legal aspects, tariffs, customs, and Dutch programs designed to help companies in their business abroad. The presentations will be given by experts in each area and diplomats from the embassies of some of the countries of the region.

Where? Blaak 40, 3011 TA Rotterdam.

Programme: specialists will explain the main aspects of cross-border transactions with the region:

14:20-14:55 Registration

15:00-15:10 Welcome and an introductory speech by Jaime Bakker –KVK

15:10-15:25 Legal and commercial aspects: Contracts, distributors, agents, franchise.

15:25-15:40 Transactions between the Netherlands and Central America.

15:40-15:55 Dutch programs and financial aid.

15:55- 16:10 The benefits of multilateral and bilateral trade agreements.

16:10-16:25 Questions

16:25-16:35 Closure speech by Lowina Broens –RVO

16:35-18:00 Meetings and coffee

Registration: Please send an email to and Please include in your email the main questions or aspects that you would like our specialists to address and if you want to have a meeting to cover one of the subjects of the programme.

Price: participation in the seminar is free. However, any cancellation should be done at least 72 hours prior to the seminar.