About us

Background

The Latin American Association of Services Exporters is an international organisation consisting of 36 public and private institutions from 17 countries. Our objective is to promote Latin America as a knowledge exporter region and outsourcing destination. In recent years, international trade in services has grown substantially. This phenomenon gives developing countries the opportunity to improve their international position and achieve sustainable economic growth. Latin America is an emerging global services hub. To support the region, is essential to provide clear information and encourage its international promotion.  Since 2008, ALES has lead the generation of synergies to develop tools that promote Latin America in the global services market. In 2014, the Regional Information System was launched. This system covers both the relevant information for investors decision-making, as well as statistics and rules on trade in servic...