South America – Trade Associations
Directory Business, Industry and Trade Associations
UNASUR – Union of South American Nations / Unión de Naciones Suramericanas
The Union of South American Nations is an intergovernmental union integrating two existing customs unions: Mercosur and the Andean Community of Nations, as part of a continuing process of South American integration. It is modelled on the European Union.
In alphabetical order
Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean
Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), which is headquartered in Santiago, Chile, is one of the five regional commissions of the United Nations. It was founded with the purpose of contributing to the economic development of Latin America, coordinating actions directed towards this end, and reinforcing economic ties among countries and with other nations of the world. The promotion of the region’s social development was later included among its primary objectives.
FADIT – The Argentina Federation of Textile Industries
since its founding in 1932, the Argentina Federation of Textile Industries has continuously been serving the interests of the textile industry.
Fita gathers spinning of natural and man-made fibers; weaving of aforementioned yarn, many of which have in turn facilities and technology for textile finishing; Companies specializing in the production of textiles for technical purposes geotextiles, wadding manufacturers and nonwovens; weaving mills and garment manufacturers of home textiles, knitted etc.