El Salvador Exports $12 Million of Sugar to Taiwan

In the coming days, Taiwan will be receiving the first shipment of 40,000 tons of Salvadoran raw sugar.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

The FTA with Taiwan, in effect since March 2008, permits El Salvador to export 55,000 tons of sugar with zero tariffs.

Eugenia Yang, the economic counselor at the country’s Taiwanese diplomatic headquarters, informed Laprensagrafica com: "During the initial months, the first product to enter the market was coffee. Just with sugar alone, exports have increased significantly. This year, the main product exported for now is sugar."

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Taiwan and Central America: Trade and Diplomacy

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Seven years after diplomatic ties broke, Costa Rica is Taiwan's main trading partner in the region, with $644 million traded in 2013.

It seems that maintaining healthy diplomatic and political relations between governments is not always necessary for trade between two nations to prosper.

Taiwanese Mission Visits El Salvador

March 2009

A trade mission composed of representatives from 22 companies in different industries met with Salvadoran businesspeople.

German Rivas wrote in Laprensagrafica.com: "’The advantage that Salvadoran exporters have taken of the free trade agreement with Taiwan is still 'timid' after 10 months of it having come into force,’ said the Taiwanese ambassador in the country, Carlos Liao.

XI Taiwan Expo 2009 Opens in San Pedro Sula

March 2009

From Thursday, March 12 to Sunday, March 15, thirty Taiwanese companies will exhibit their products at the traditional fair.

The exhibition will be held in the Expocentro facilities.

Juan Carlos Rivera from Tiempo.hn reported: "Companies from the industrial sector will showcase textile machinery, construction tools, plastic recyclers, electronics, cloths and other goods."

Salvadoran exports to Taiwan increase 79%

October 2008

EXPORTA attributes the increase to the free trade agreement with the island, which has been in effect for 7 months as yesterday.

From March to August of this year, El Salvador increase its exports to Taiwan by 79%, Eugenia Yang, economic adviser at the Taiwanese Embassy in the country, reported.

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