Guayaquil, Latin America’s New Hidden City!
I found this informative and positive post about Guayaquil which is quite refreshing. In this article, Mr. Tom Kadala (www.researchpays.wordpress.com ) touch on the fundamental reasons why Guayaquil is a ‘hidden treasure’ for investors and highlights the key drivers that will soon make this former sleepy town on the west coast of South America into an extension of New York City.
Guayaquil, Perla del Pacific – (Pearl from the Pacific Ocean) –due to its privileged location on the Pacific coast facilities all trades and businesses; also it is an strategic hub for the global economy of Ecuador, Latin America, EU and USA.
I agree that Guayaquil has good potential, and it is going towards a modest business friendly environment. It is easy to fly in and out of Guayaquil airport and airport procedures and security is much better in Ecuador.
The biggest limiter for Ecuador is its size, but the best things are: the geographic location, and its industrious, entrepreneurial, courageous, and determined people. I believe Ecuador is becoming one of the most important and successful countries in all of South America over the next five years.
Thanks Tom Kadala for you insight view on Guayaquil!
Known mainly for its prehistoric inhabitants, the Galapagos Islands located off the coast of Ecuador has always overshadowed its bustling port-of-call, the City of Guayaquil. To attract some of the 450,000 annual tourist that bypass the city on their way to the Galapagos Islands, Guayaquil’s long term Mayor, Jaime Nebot, has been busy rebuilding his city hoping to convince some of these visitors to stay a night or two longer. New roads, malls, conference facilities, and two ambitious proposals to modernize their port facilities to world class standards has started to turn heads. For investors who dig deep into the numbers, they may be pleasantly surprised to find a growing middle class grounded on socialist beliefs but ready and able to respond to international business demands.
In mid-September of 2012, Guayaquil’s mayor and his entourage presented their case to investor groups in New York City. Mayor Nebot openly solicited…
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