Costa Rica Formally Complains to U.S. Over Ethanol Quota
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
The Government has launched a consultation process under the CAFTA-DR after the U.S. eliminated the dehydrated ethanol quota established in that trade agreement.
A press release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs...
Nicaragua 2015: No More Korean Cars, U.S. Cars Instead
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Companies are preparing for the process of tariff reduction for imported goods and services from the United States under the FTA.
Starting 2015 various products will be able to come into...
Honduras: Cheap Power for Textile Industry
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
The private sector and the government are developing a plan to maintain competitiveness and minimize the effect of the zero tariff entry of textiles to the U.S. market from Vietnam.
The program being worked on is called 'Total Occupancy...
Exporters in the Region Put Pressure on El Salvador
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
They are supporting Costa Rica in the dispute it has with El Salvador over the lack of respect for the DR -CAFTA and they are requesting action to be taken to end the paralysis of intraregional trade at Salvadoran customs offices.
The Federation of Chambers and Associations of Exporters...
U.S. Wants to Take Advantage of FTAs with Latin America
Friday, January 10, 2014
The Ministry of Commerce has launched its "Look South" initiative so that U.S. companies can reap the benefits of the trade agreements that have been signed.
The Central American countries are part of the eleven...
Costa Rica - El Salvador Arbitration Over Tires and Juices
Tuesday, January 7, 2014
A dispute over the failure to implement tariff benefits on the part of El Salvador on tires and juices exported by Costa Rica has not been resolved using other methods.
The Costa Rican Minister of Foreign Trade, Anabel...
U.S. Not Respecting Costa Rica's Ethanol Quota
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Exporters of dehydrated ethanol claim that the U.S. is applying an ad valorem tax of 2.5% which is outside of the provisions of DR-CAFTA.
According to Anabel González, the Minister of Foreign...
Impact of DR- CAFTA in Production of Generic Goods
Monday, December 9, 2013
Increased prices are predicted along with less variety in drugs and agrochemicals because of the progressive protection of patent rights.
Román Macaya, director of the National Chamber of...