Fifth round of talks with EU to begin in October
Five Central American countries will demand that the EU provide access for sugar, banana, ethanol, shrimp, and other products that are not yet included.
Wednesday, September 24, 2008
On that date the dynamics of the negotiations will change; previously each block of countries presented an offer to open their markets to the other party. Now this has changed: each group will make their request for each item and then the other party will respond with their proposal.
Central America won’t face commercial sanctions for failing to comply with environmental or labor regulations.
Facing the suspension of negotiations, next week the country will begin an offensive with the objective of achieving an agreement.
The countries of the isthmus may import resins for plastic manufacture in the region for subsequent export.
Central America came with an offer giving access to the European market 84% for the exportable products and the demand to include products such as sugar, ethanol, shrimp, coffee, pineapple and banana.
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