The Internet provided mass access to information and enhanced many services. Online banking was born, logistics were improved by the ability to track packages in transit in rear time; and even more creativity resulted in an explosion of new uses and services through the "world wide web."
In 1992, just as Latin Trade was taking its first steps, two historic events were in the making. The first was obvious. The signing of the NAFTA agreement between the United States, Mexico and Canada was destined to reduce trade barriers and promote business.
As for the second, no one could imagine how it would transform the world of business and daily life itself: the fledgling services of email and the Internet became available in United States.
Three years later there were 16 million users. Today there are 2.4 billion users throughout the planet, 34 percent of the world's population.
In 1992 the first short message service (SMS) was sent from a computer to a mobile telephone in the United Kingdom. Years later, this technology would bring the world of finance to people in the most remote corners of the world--for example, by sending prepayments of money using mobile telephones.
The Internet provided mass access to information and enhanced many services. Online banking was born, transforming many banking services; logistics were improved by the ability to follow packages in transit in real time; and even more...