Government and producers are analyzing imported Honduran products that could be affected by tariff measures, in response to restrictions on beef exports.
Laprensa.com.ni reports: "Nicaragua could apply "countervailing measures" on Honduras, in response to the restrictions on Nicaraguan beefexports that the Tegucigalpa applied last week in order to protect its local industry."
In the next few days a Honduran delegation will travel to Washington to obtain the investigating body's decision.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the United States may lift the health warning that was issued for Honduran melons, once the Agrolibano company has complied with all the measures required to avoid salmonella contamination.
Robert Armstrong, a U.S. embassy official in Honduras, said the products with entry problems represent a small proportion of the total trade with this country, which has been growing by 20 percent per year.