State of Costa Rica Sued Over Tourism Project
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
A group of U.S. investors is suing the state for $70 million alleging violation of DR-CAFTA preventing the development of real estate project Las Olas in Puntarenas.
The lawsuit filed with the International Centre for...
No FOMILENIO for El Salvador if CAFTA not Respected
Friday, June 20, 2014
The U.S. government is insisting that the purchase of seeds planned by the Salvadoran government should be made using an international tender, adhering to the provisions of the trade agreement.
The United States is claiming that the last purchase of...
Nicaragua: TPL for Textile Exports At Risk
Monday, June 9, 2014
A bill that is being analyzed by the U.S. Congress aims to reduce the level of tariff preference to only 6% of imports from Nicaraguan textile factories.
Although the possibility exists of an extension of the...
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...