- Foreign Branches of Fondo de Cultura Económica
The Foreign Branches of
Fondo de Cultura Económicaare offices that the Mexican publishing house has established outside of Mexico. Ever since the first foreign branch of FCE opened in 1945, they have done nothing but expand and grow. These branches are very varied in their programs and facilities, but all aim toward the same goal: to promote the best books written in Spanish throughout the region and the world.
Fondo de Cultura Económicahas been present in Chilesince 1954, the real beginning of this foreign branch was in 1989, after diplomatic relations between Mexico and this country were reestablished in 1973. This branch has consolidated its own editorial program through the joint publishing of books with the Inter-American Development Bankand the Economical Commission for Latin America. Through its own bookstore the Chilean branch has distributed books throughout the country and strengthened the cultural exchange between Chile, Mexicoand other Latin American countries.
In 1975 the branch of
Fondo de Cultura Económicain Lima, Peru, opened its doors. Since then, besides becoming the point of dissemination for the FCE's catalog, it became the place in which many famous Peruvian authors and intellectuals gathered. Later, FCE Peru turned into the cornerstone for the signing of agreements with various universities and institutions, such as the Mayor de San Marcos, the Universidad Católica de Lima and the Universidad San Agustín de Arequipa. These agreements have helped a great deal in promoting Mexicanand other Latin American authors in this country.
The building in which the branch of
Fondo de Cultura Económicain Venezuelais established was inaugurated in 1994, and it comprises a bookstore, the administrative offices and a distribution company.
Even though the demand for books in Venezuela is relatively small, FCE’s branch in this country has positioned itself as a leader in the internal market with the opening of two
bookstores in Caracas and various important editorial activities.
The manager for this branch,
Pedro Tucat, has been working with FCE for more than 30 years.
Fondo de Cultura Económica
* [http://www.fondodeculturaeconomica.com/ Fondo de Cultura Económica]
* [http://www.fce.com.ar/fsfondo.htm FCE Argentina]
* [http://www.fcechile.cl/ FCE Chile]
* [http://www.fce.com.co/ FCE Colombia]
* [http://www.fcede.es/ FCE España]
* [http://www.fceusa.com/ FCE EE.UU.]
* [http://www.fceguatemala.com/ FCE Guatemala y Centroamérica]
* [http://www.fceperu.com.pe/ FCE Perú]
* [http://www.fcevenezuela.com/ FCE Venezuela]
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