BETHESDA, Md. – December
10, 2019 – The Auto Care
Association has announced a new trade
mission to Peru on March 16-17, 2020, that serves as a business
development opportunity for companies seeking to meet with potential customers
and partners and to gain first-hand market information. Meetings are customized
to match each participant’s specific business objectives.
Trade mission packages include:
private business-to-business meetings;
The trade mission is
open to all companies in the automotive and heavy-duty aftermarket industry,
with qualifying companies eligible to receive an offset of the trade mission
package cost. Auto Care Association members will receive a reduced rate.
“The high level of engagement from the trade
mission team before and during the program far surpassed our expectations,” said
Luis Perez Morales, senior manager, international sales and operations,
Interstate Batteries and past trade mission participant. “They were able to secure in-person meetings with top-notch customers
that will lead to the distribution of our products. It would have taken us
multiple phone calls, trips to the country and thousands of dollars to engage
The association has
hosted eight successful trade
missions in the past four years to key markets in Latin America.
- Peru is one
of the fastest growing economies in Latin America, with an average annual
growth rate of 5 percent per year between 2005 and 2017.
- The average
age of private transport vehicles is 15.5 years and 22.5 years for public
stability has made it historically the leader in the region for international
business and tourism.
- The U.S.
Free trade agreement with Peru has eliminated tariffs on many goods, provides
an accelerated customs clearance process for U.S. imports and strengthens the
protection on intellectual property rights.
For pricing details
and to register, please visit www.autocare.org/trade-missions.
For additional event information, please contact Carolina Arregoces at firstname.lastname@example.org.