As reported by Aftermarket Intel last week, the 2019 Latin Tyre Expo (June 26-28, 2019) and the Latin Auto Parts Expo (July 17-19, 2019) in Panama will once again be hosted at the ATLAPA Convention Center.
The shows were re-booked at ATLAPA due to construction delays at the new $193 million Amador Convention Center, show organizers say. Located on the south side of the Panama Canal in Panama City, the Amador contains approximately 635,000 square ft of construction area and is expected to generate an annual revenue of $700 million for the country.
As in past editions, the Latin Tyre Expo showcases more than 200 exhibitors, and more than 300 exhibitors are featured in the Latin Auto Parts Expo. Thousands of buyers from Latin America and the Caribbean attend both shows annually. The expo agenda includes educational presentations from industry leaders both from the tire and aftermarket parts business.
As global economies improve, Latin America is also benefiting from the increase in business opportunities.
The Central America Region as a whole represents a market of about 46 million people who collectively imported more than $29.6 billion of U.S. goods in 2017. As a result, the region is the third-largest export market for U.S. manufactured goods in Latin America behind only Mexico and Brazil, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration.
The expos provide valuable insights to new and experienced tire and auto part exporters who will gain knowledge of the export opportunities in this dynamic region. All companies and distributors have a great opportunity to sell their products at the shows. Companies looking to expand into the Latin American parts or tire market are encouraged to attend.
The U.S. Department of Commerce endorses the Latin Tyre Expo as well as the Latin Auto Parts Expo and sees both shows as an excellent opportunity for U.S. companies to showcase their products and services.
The Latin Tyre Expo is the largest show in Latin America for the tire industry, and the Latin Auto Parts Expo is the exhibition with the largest, most diversified regional buyer representation in the auto parts industry in Latin America and the Caribbean.
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