Best Prospect Sectors:

Our Commercial Service offices have identified the following sectors as especially attractive for U.S. exporters in Look South countries. For each sector, you will find a collection of market reports for the countries in which your product is most likely to succeed. If your company sells products or services in one of these best prospect sectors, we hope you will use this information to “Look South” and explore the opportunities for your company in these markets.

Click on your sector below to see which Look South markets are most attractive for your industry. If you don’t see your industry represented below, don’t assume there’s no market for it. Instead, please contact your local Commercial Service office for additional information.

Agricultural Products
Agricultural Machinery and Supplies

Automotive Parts and Supplies

Building Materials and Services

Cosmetics

Defense Equipment

Education and Training Services

Electrical Power Equipment

Environmental Technologies and Water Resources Equipment Services

Forestry and Woodworking Machinery

Franchising

Hotel & Restaurant Equipment

Industrial Chemicals
Internet and IT Services

Medical & Dental Devices/Equipment

Mining Industry Equipment

Oil & Gas Machinery and Services

Packaging Equipment/Food Processing

Plastic Materials/Resins

Printing and Graphic Arts

Processed Foods and Beverages

Renewable Energy Equipment

Security and Safety Equipment and Services

Telecommunications Equipment and Services

Travel and Tourism Services

Agricultural Products

The following Look South markets are especially attractive for U.S. agriculture exporters. For a market analysis and information about the opportunities in each market, click the links below.

Chile
Colombia

Costa Rica

Dominican Republic

El Salvador

Guatemala
Honduras

Mexico

Nicaragua

Peru

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Agricultural Machinery and Supplies

The following Look South markets are especially attractive for U.S. agribusiness exporters, including exporters of agricultural machinery, equipment, and supplies. For a market analysis and information about the opportunities in each market, click the links below.

Chile

Mexico

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Automotive Parts and Supplies

The following Look South markets are especially attractive for U.S. exporters of automotive parts and supplies. For a market analysis and information about the opportunities in each market, click the links below.

Chile
Colombia

Costa Rica

Dominican Republic

El Salvador
Guatemala

Honduras

Mexico

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Building Materials and Services

The following Look South markets are especially attractive for U.S. exporters of building materials, construction equipment, and related services. For a market analysis and information about the opportunities in each market, click the links below.

Chile
Colombia

Costa Rica

Dominican Republic

El Salvador

Mexico—Building Materials
Mexico—Infrastructure Program

Mexico—Transportation Infrastructure

Peru

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Cosmetics

The following Look South markets are especially attractive for U.S. exporters of cosmetics. For a market analysis and information about the opportunities in each market, click the links below.

Costa Rica

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Defense Equipment

The following Look South markets are especially attractive for U.S. exporters of defense equipment. For a market analysis and information about the opportunities in each market, click the links below.

Chile

Colombia

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Education and Training Services

The following Look South markets are especially attractive for U.S. exporters of education and training services. For a market analysis and information about the opportunities in each market, click the links below.

Colombia
Mexico

Nicaragua

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Electrical Power Equipment

The following Look South markets are especially attractive for U.S. exporters of electrical power equipment. For a market analysis and information about the opportunities in each market, click the links below.

Chile—Electrical Power Equipment
Chile—Energy Efficiency

Colombia
Mexico-Smart Grid

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Environmental Technologies and Water Resources Equipment Services

The following Look South markets are especially attractive for U.S. exporters of environmental technologies and water resources equipment and services. For a market analysis and information about the opportunities in each market, click the links below.

Chile

Mexico

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Forestry and Woodworking Machinery

The following Look South markets are especially attractive for U.S. exporters of forestry and woodworking machinery. For a market analysis and information about the opportunities in each market, click the links below.

Guatemala

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Franchising

The following Look South markets are especially attractive for the U.S. franchising sector. For a market analysis and information about the opportunities in each market, click the links below.

Colombia
Costa Rica

El Salvador

Honduras
Mexico

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Hotel & Restaurant Equipment

The following Look South markets are especially attractive for U.S. exporters of hotel and restaurant equipment. For a market analysis and information about the opportunities in each market, click the links below.

Dominican Republic

Nicaragua

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Industrial Chemicals

The following Look South markets are especially attractive for U.S. exporters of industrial chemicals. For a market analysis and information about the opportunities in each market, click the links below.

Peru

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Internet and IT Services

The following Look South markets are especially attractive for U.S. exporters of internet and IT services. For a market analysis and information about the opportunities in each market, click the links below.

Mexico

Peru

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Medical & Dental Devices/Equipment

The following Look South markets are especially attractive for U.S. exporters of medical and dental devices and equipment, including healthcare IT. For a market analysis and information about the opportunities in each market, click the links below.

Chile
Colombia

Dominican Republic

Mexico—Medical Equipment
Mexico—Healthcare IT

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Mining Industry Equipment

The following Look South markets are especially attractive for U.S. exporters of mining industry equipment. For a market analysis and information about the opportunities in each market, click the links below.

Chile
Colombia

Peru

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Oil & Gas Machinery and Services

The following Look South markets are especially attractive for U.S. exporters of oil and gas machinery and services. For a market analysis and information about the opportunities in each market, click the links below.

Colombia
Mexico

Peru

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Packaging Equipment/Food Processing

The following Look South markets are especially attractive for U.S. exporters of packaging equipment, including packaging equipment for the food and beverage industry. For a market analysis and information about the opportunities in each market, click the links below.

Chile
Colombia

Honduras—General Packaging

Honduras—Food Processing

Mexico
Nicaragua

Peru

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Plastic Materials/Resins

The following Look South markets are especially attractive for U.S. exporters of plastic materials and resins. For a market analysis and information about the opportunities in each market, click the links below.

Mexico

Peru

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Printing and Graphic Arts

The following Look South markets are especially attractive for U.S. exporters of printing and graphics equipment. For a market analysis and information about the opportunities in each market, click the links below.

Dominican Republic

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Processed Foods and Beverages

The following Look South markets are especially attractive for U.S. exporters of processed foods and beverages. For a market analysis and information about the opportunities in each market, click the links below.

Colombia
Costa Rica—Processed Foods

Costa Rica—Snack Foods

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Renewable Energy Equipment

The following Look South markets are especially attractive for U.S. exporters of renewable energy equipment. For a market analysis and information about the opportunities in each market, click the links below.

Costa Rica
Dominican Republic

Mexico
Peru

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Security and Safety Equipment and Services

The following Look South markets are especially attractive for U.S. exporters of safety and security equipment and services. For a market analysis and information about the opportunities in each market, click the links below.

Chile
Dominican Republic

Guatemala

Honduras
Mexico

Peru

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Telecommunications Equipment and Services

The following Look South markets are especially attractive for U.S. exporters of telecommunications equipment and services. For a market analysis and information about the opportunities in each market, click the links below.

Chile
Colombia

Dominican Republic

Mexico
Peru

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Travel and Tourism Services

The following Look South markets are especially attractive for U.S. providers of travel and tourism services. For a market analysis and information about the opportunities in each market, click the links below

Chile
Colombia

Costa Rica

Dominican Republic

El Salvador
Guatemala

Honduras

Mexico

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