Isthmus asks Europe for preferential treatment for organic products
Central America asked the EU to offer preferential treatment for market access for organic products in the agreement of association.
Wednesday, December 10, 2008
The request, presented this week in Brussels, is for Central American goods created with these characteristics to have preferential tariffs in comparison to traditional goods.
The region achieved an important result, as industrial goods will be able to enter Europe without paying tariffs.
Five Central American countries will demand that the EU provide access for sugar, banana, ethanol, shrimp, and other products that are not yet included.
Trade representatives of Central American nations are meeting in El Salvador this week to discuss a proposal to offer an 80 percent opening of their markets to the European Union.
Central America is preparing its next commercial offer that should be presented in Brussels (Belgium) in January.
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