El Salvador Celebrates Three Years of CAFTA

In 2008, exports to C.A. increased 21.3%, reaching $6.4 billion. Exports to the United States reached $2.2 billion.

Thursday, February 26, 2009

La Prensa Gráfica publishes on its website: "Minister Esmahan emphasized, furthermore, that during the period of CAFTA, businesses that export to the United States have grown from 377 to 412, while the number of products has increased from 720 to 932, which is a demonstration of the entrepreneurial vision and of the dynamism of Salvadorian businesspeople in exploring the market of the United States.



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