Closure of Guatemala - Trinidad and Tobago Negotiations

At the end of the third round of negotiations, on Friday 17 August, the negotiation process is expected to end.

Thursday, August 16, 2012 cites a press release from the Ministry of Economy of Guatemala which notes that the conclusion is scheduled for Friday with issues being discussed such as market access, rules of origin and origin verification procedures.

"Along with a chapter on trade facilitation, sanitary and phytosanitary measures, technical barriers to trade, trade protection, trade in services, institutional provisions and dispute settlement.

If there is no agreement at the closure, the parties will have a fourth round of negotiations in late September in Guatemala. "

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