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UKTI works with UK companies to develop new and sustainable business partnerships in Venezuela’s rapidly expanding oil and gas sector.

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  • Sector reports, useful contacts, news and events
  • Information on sales potential in overseas markets
  • International business opportunities, and
  • Details of our trades services for UK exporters
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Mercantil Banco Universal was established in 1925 and has consistently and over the years been a leading provider of financial services in Venezuela. The group’s holding company, Mercantil Servicios Financieros, operates from ten countries in the Americas and Europe, and at December 2010, had total assets of £ 12 billion (US$ 18,5 bn) and equity of £ 1,29 billion  ($2,0 bn). Despite this geographic diversification, Mercantil remains firmly rooted in Venezuela and well-placed to assist multinational corporations and foreign investors in the exploration or expansion of their new business in the country.

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Diageo is the world’s leading premium drinks business with an outstanding collection of beverage alcohol brands across spirits, wine and beer categories. These brands include: Smirnoff, Johnnie Walker, Captain Morgan, Baileys, J&B, Jose Cuervo, Tanqueray, Guiness, Crown Royal, Gordon's, Beaulieu Vineyard and Sterling Vineyard wines, and Bushmills Irish Whiskey.

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