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Chilean Ambassador to Address Drexel Students on Chilean-American Trade

March 6, 2008

What: The Chiléan Ambassador to the United States, Mariano Fernández, will address more than 25 Drexel undergraduate business students on the aspects of international trade and the thriving industries that drive Chilé’s economy. Ambassador Fernández will discuss how Chilé has become an economic powerhouse in fruit exportation, wine production and mining, as well as speak about the importance of Philadelphia as one of Chilé’s largest trading partners.

The Ambassador’s visit to Drexel is a precursor to the business students’ tour of Chilé – from March 23 to 30 – where they will visit some of the country’s largest U.S. importers including ARAMARK and Unifruti, and learn about the supply chain management of international trade.

When: Friday, March 7, 2008, from 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Ambassador Fernández will hold media availability at 2 p.m. Where: Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business Pearlstein Business Learning Center, 4th floor 32nd and Market Streets ###

News Media Contacts: Richard Barnes, LeBow College of Business, 215-895-2075, 267-303-6862 or email Niki Gianakaris, Drexel University News Bureau 215-895-6741, 215-778-7752 (cell) or

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