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Customs

A supporting unit to the Chamber with issues related to Customs and Foreign Trade to establish criteria, positions and proposals to be presented before the appropriate entities and institutions, based on the approaches or problems of the members.

 

 

Immigration Law

To facilitate mechanisms for the migratory regularization of foreign people entering the country for economic development purposes, through active collaboration with public authorities related to migration and employment, thus encouraging foreign investment.

Energy

To support the sustainability of the success of the Guatemalan electricity market. The country should benefit by promoting its electricity sector as a strength for attracting investment.

Fiscal

  • To be representative regarding situations of tax trends that affect bilateral trade and to maintain a serious, permanent and proactive analysis of legal tax regulations on which the country’s development relies.
  • To keep feedback on the situations experienced by other companies.
  • To be an advisory body to the Board of Directors.
  • A support group for the Chamber in matters of analysis of current and upcoming laws.
 

Labor and Human Resources

The main goal is the analysis and management of current and relevant issues of labor and Human Resources in the legal sector to the members of the Chamber.


Overseas Security Advisory
Council (OSAC)

Training, consulting, exchange of information or “Awareness” with all security issues.

Intellectual Property

Our hope is to promote the knowledge, strength and protection of Intellectual Property in Guatemala through academic and informative training events for AmCham members, the justice sector (Public Ministry, Judicial Branch and Customs) and the general public.

Furthermore, the Committee stands out for its participation in the discussion and feedback of bills related to Intellectual Property, as well as its input into government negotiations. In terms of social events, the Committee oversees the celebration of World Intellectual Property Day to make this topic public and to reward outstanding Guatemalans related to Intellectual property (IP). In addition, members take the time to organize awareness workshops for Colleges on Intellectual Property issues.

 

Investment Promotion

Analysis of significant factors to improve the investment climate with proposals for improvement and implementation. Meetings with different influential parties in the creation of policies to generate investment.

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability

To become a working group through which CSR and sustainability issues of national interest to AmCham members are analyzed and reinforced.

Occupational Health and Safety

To encourage and foster the culture of occupational health and safety in the workplace, in order to create social awareness of prevention through an efficient management of technical and legal regulations, based on the principles that ensure human welfare.

 

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