The Belize Trade and Investment Development Service (BELTRAIDE) conducted the first module training on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in July 2012 with its staff and other relevant stakeholders such as the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Directorate of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Education, Belmopan and Belize City Council etc. The facilitator of the training was Mr. Noel Kelly, Associate at the Communiqué International in Ireland. He has extensive experience in promoting economic investment in Ireland and a number of other countries.
What is important to the investor? What motivates an investor when making strategic decisions? What characteristics does an investor seek when choosing a country to invest in, or a company to partner with? These are some of the questions to bear in mind when searching for potential investors.
In order to attract potential investors, there are four key steps that must be followed. First, the interested party must research and understand the daily operations of the industry; second, target companies must be identified; third, a thorough research of the company must be conducted; and the fourth step involves identifying a target individual. The driving forces of the sector must be thoroughly understood as well. All these steps combined increases the chances of successfully attracting an investor. Continue reading “What motivates an investor when seeking new markets?”
The Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry in collaboration with Belize Trade and Investment Development Services will be hosting a Business Mixer, on Wednesday June 13, 2012 at 5:00p.m., in the MC Field Conference Centre, BCCI.
Come and listen to the highlight of the day, Mr. David O’ Donovan, the Director of Investment Promotion Agency Development, at Communiqué International, as he shares his ideas and expertise on Industrial Development.
Speeches will also be given by top ranking officials from within Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and the Ministry of Trade, Investment, Private Sector Development and Consumer Protection.
Let’s be informed with ideas and techniques, vital to propel our country forward.
For more information contact us:
Belize Trade and Investment Development Service (BELTRAIDE)
14 Orchid Garden St., City of Belmopan, Cayo District, Belize
Web Address: www.belizeinvest.org.bz