Customs Union urgently needed

Costa Rican businesses demand that regional common market be strengthened.

Saturday, November 22, 2008


The business owners claim that join together 11 treaties is worthless unless their is a common market to ease the trade of products in the region and with harmonious tariffs, not to mention other needs. They believe that it is crucial for trade in the region to be strengthened, especially now in the face of the global crisis that is afecting other markets such as the United States and Europe.

Hence, the president of the Chamber of Exporters (Cadexco), Monica Araya, asked that in 2009 the Government make a greater effort to reduce border bureaucracy in order to facilitate more trade.

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