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...
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...
Opportunities for Textile Trade Agreements
Wednesday, November 6, 2013
On November 8 a seminar will be held in El Salvador to analyze the opportunities brought by CAFTA and the AA to the sector.
The event will be held at Hotel Hilton Princess, from...
Costa Rica Accuses El Salvador of Violating FTA
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
The country has invoked the dispute settlement mechanism of the CAFTA-DR, over alleged violation by El Salvador of the tariff reduction program.
From a press release issued by the Ministry of Foreign...