Acting mayor receives delegation from Ecuador

The subject discussed was interested in establishing partnership with the Amazonas industries.
01/03/2016 15h06 - Updated 1/03/2016 15h08
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The acting mayor of Manaus, Councilman Wilker Barreto (PHS), has received, early on Tuesday (1º), Rio Branco Palace, Minister of Foreign Trade of Ecuador, Diego Aulestia, and delegation, which is in Manaus to disclose the companies of state industrial sector the route of waterway, ranging from the Ecuadorian Amazon to the port of the capital of Amazonas.

“We are here, at the request of the mayor, receiving the Minister of Ecuador , which seeks to interact not only the question of disposal alternatives via waterways, but also the growth in tourism and trade input matrix. Obviously, does it matter to Manaus Prefecture, the interests of the state government, and we hope that the Federal Government has the same sensitivity.

As there is a great harmony between the city and the government of Amazonas, we are with open arms so we can dream of an alternative to the Industrial Pole of Manaus, reduce costs and thereby increase productivity”, said the acting mayor after meeting.

The intention of the Ecuadorian minister is to present to the Manaus Industrial Pole waterway route that goes from the Manta Port, Ecuador, to the Port of Manaus, as a viable alternative to the economy of both countries, e, mainly, to the city of Manaus and Amazonas State.

“It would allow the industry and Manaus Amazonas state consumers can stock up and consume products Ecuadorians, as, for example, food products and industrial goods. E, on the other hand, we want the Ecuadorian industry can also buy the products that are produced in the Amazon. It is a road that may well supply the State very competitively and in favorable conditions both for the price on the duration of transport”, He assured the minister.

The Ecuadorian delegation consists of businessmen, economists and government secretaries, and the ambassador of Ecuador in Brazil, Horacio Sevilla Borja. They, still, participate in the 2nd Business Round Ecuador and Brazil sponsored by the Federation of Trade in Goods, Amazon Services and Tourism.

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