Honduras seeks trade agreement with Brazil, Peru, and Ecuador

The Government of Honduras is studying "what type of accord" they can offer Brazil; they have proposed a FTA with Peru and a Partial Reach Agreement with Ecuador.

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Honduran vice-minister of Foreign Trade, Jaime Turcios, suggested that the agreement with Brazil could be made within the wider context of the Central American Integration System (SICA) and the Southern Common Market (Mercosur).

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Panama prepares an agreement with Cuba

July 2008

Trade authorities are asking businessmen from several economic sectors for a list of products that could be negotiated in a trade agreement with Cuba.

After putting together a list of interested companies and their list of trade goods they want on the table, Panama's trade negotiators will evaluate the proposals and present them to Cuban authorities.

Ecuador interested in FTA with Guatemala

October 2008

Negotiations for a FTA between Guatemala and Ecuador could begin in the first semester of 2009

The embassy indicated that they have met with members of the Government to study the possibility of signing a Free Trade Agreement between Guatemala and Ecuador.

Roberto Ponce, Ecuadoran ambassador, pointed out that he is in talks since the beginning of 2008 and that negotiations are scheduled to start in the first semester of 2009.

Honduras Approves FTA with Peru

September 2015

The trade agreement, which began in 2010, regulates, among other things, issues related to market access, rules of origin, customs procedures and trade facilitation.

From a statement issued by the National Congress of Honduras:

The treaty is part of the business strategy to improve market access conditions; and at the same time, establish clear rules and disciplines that promote trade in goods and services and investment.

Peru FTA: Only Needs Ratification by Costa Rica

March 2012

Following the ratification of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) by the Peruvian government, in order for it to enter into force, the only thing needed is approval from the Legislative Assembly of Costa Rica.

A statement from the Ministry of Foreign Trade of Costa Rica reads:

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