Sugar producers in Honduras are ready to export 20,000 tons to Mexico, once the Free Trade agreement has been ratified.
An article in Latribuna.hn reports on an announcement made "by the executive director of the Association of Sugar Producers of Honduras (APAH), Carlos Melara, after mentioning that the FTA will take effect before the end of this year.
The Nicaraguan sugar industry expects that the entry into force of the Association Agreement will allow it export to the EU about 25 thousand tons of raw sugar, from the 60,000 quota for the entire region.
For the moment the quota allocated to country is 21,600 tons per year, with the possibility of growing 550 tons per year, but the sugar industry expects that with the advantage of being one of the first countries to ratify the agreement it will be allowed to increase its quota for the first year of the Association Agreement (AA).
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