Networks we are part of

We aim at collaborative work and that is why we promote the use of support networks that promote and facilitate our members’ and our own institutional management

MERCOSUR’s Foreign Trade Board – MERCOEX

MERCOEX is formally established on October 3rd, 1995 and it is composed by: Brazil’s Exporters Association (AEB), Argentina’s Exporters Chamber (CERA), Paraguay’s Importers Centre (CIP) and Uruguay’s Exporters Association.

Nature: its members are bi-national or goods and services sector-representative trade entities.

Objectives: facilitating foreign trade and promoting exports; representing exporters’ interests before related institutions; channeling communications among founding entities in all aspects concerning regional integration, especially those concerning trade flows inside Mercosur and between this block and third party countries.



Quality management network

Vision: a settled network that permanently generates innovative projects, products and services to benefit MIPYMES (medium and small-sized businesses, acronym in Spanish).

Mission: contributing to competitiveness growth of Latin America and The Caribbean MIPYMES.


  • Increasing by 80% the number of Medium and Small-sized Businesses linked to the Network which have implemented a Management System (Quality, Environment, HACCP, among others).
  • Increasing by at least 50% the certification of Management Systems for Medium and Small-sized Businesses in the network.
  • Creating knowledge and innovation.
  • Turning the Network’s members into strategic partners in each institution’s internationalization projects.
  • Interchanging expertise
  • Acquiring new methodologies and technologies.
  • Developing joint research.
  • Supplying early strategic information about quality tendencies worldwide.
  • Managing government and organizations’ funding to develop projects in each country.
  • Bi-national and multinational alliances.
  • Spreading knowledge through internships, workshops and publications.

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