Walmart reported purchases of more than US$16 million from specific local suppliers, in the meat and seafood segment.

Promoting progress and local production is one of Walmart's main pillars in El Salvador. Therefore, Walmart made an alliance with the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock that consists of joining efforts to promote the development of local suppliers in all their supply areas in the country.

The energy distribution company, Delsur, will inaugurate this day its first electro recharging station for electric vehicles in the country, located in Plaza Malta, Santa Elena, in La Libertad. The main objective of the first recharging point is to make known the initiative that Delsur has been promoting, with the implementation of this recent and new mobility model for salvadorans.

Family remittances received by El Salvador from January to July 2019 totaled US$3,228.7 million with a 3.9% growth, equivalent to an additional US$120 million that in the same period of the previous year, the Central Reserve Bank (BCR) informed.

In July, the country received US$485.1 million in remittances, an amount that exceeds the US$457.4 million received in the same month in 2018. In the same month, 1.8 million operations were recorded, not including cell phone recharges.

The new administration, with the support of the renewed Board of Directors, advances in the execution of the Avianca 2021 plan to recover margins, including operational optimization, with the cancellation of 25 unprofitable routes, and the re-profiling of its debt.

During the second quarter of 2019, Avianca Holdings accelerated the "Avianca 2021" transformation strategy, which seeks to strengthen the company's competitiveness by implementing strict financial adjustments, operational optimizations, fleet simplification and sales of non-strategic assets.

Sunday, 18 August 2019 13:12

MINEC plans to boost exports with CAFTA-DR

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The Ministry of Economy (MINEC), in coordination with the Secretariat of Environmental Affairs of the Free Trade Agreement between Central America, the United States and the Dominican Republic (CAFTA-DR), plans to increase exports in the coming months.

The Ministry of Economy (MINEC), in coordination with the Secretariat for Environmental Affairs of the Free Trade Agreement between Central America, the United States and the Dominican Republic (CAFTA-DR), held a seminar with the purpose of presenting the evolution of CAFTA-DR, promoting the opportunities offered by this trade agreement, and the environmental provisions contained in the Agreement.

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