35% of Salvadoran Sugar Shipped to Canada

Canada is the main buyer of Salvadoran sugar, followed by U.S.A

Thursday, September 16, 2010

According to information from the Central Bank, revenue for sugar exports to Canada have gone from $33 million last year to $57 million in 2010.

"Sugar is one of the most exported products to Canada. El Salvador is negotiating a Free Trade Agreement with this country, which will increase the tariff-free sugar quota for Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua", reports Laprensagrafica.com.



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July 2019

By signing the Association Agreement with the European country, Central America achieved an export quota of 56 thousand metric tons of sugar free of tariffs.

Days ago it was reported that the association agreement signed guarantees Central American countries that with the departure of the United Kingdom from the European Union, there will not be a legal vacuum that interrupts trade relations with that country, while maintaining tariff preferences and legal guarantees for companies exporting to the United Kingdom.

Favorable Treatment for Sugar Sector Ends

February 2019

As of March 15, the FTA between Taiwan and El Salvador will be null and void, a situation that will prevent the Central American country from selling 80,000 tons of sugar at favorable prices.

The Salvadoran government concluded the trade agreement with the Asian country in December last year, a decision that was not consulted with the country's productive sector and will affect sugar exports, as it will no longer have preferential treatment.

El Salvador: Sugar Exports to China

February 2015

Preparations are being made for the first export in the next few weeks of 50,000 tons of sugar, after the Asian country gave El Salvador approval for an import quota in December.

This shipment to China represents more than 10% of the production of exportable sugar in the country, as currently 60% of domestic production is exported and 40% is for local consumption, which has not changed its demand in recent years .

El Salvador: Losses From Sugar Exports

July 2013

The sector, which was ready to export 10,000 tonnes of sugar to the European Union, must wait two more months to do so.

Non-acceptance by dairy farmers in El Salvador and Costa Rica of the geographical indicators for Italian cheeses has caused a delay of at least 60 days of the entry into force of the Association Agreement with the EU.

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