Social services key to growth in Belize

Social services key to growth in Belize

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Belize Central America Caribbean

Belize's government wants to use its new-found economic stability and geographic location to take advantage of the potential for nearshoring in the region, Prime Minister Johnny Briceño told LatinFinance on Thursday. Close to the United States, the English-speaking country is working to attract business process outsourcing (BPO) companies and other service firms. It currently has 28 BPOs, which employ 8,000 people, but Briceño said he expects more to come. "We are having explosive growth in BPOs

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