Costa Rica: Candidate Proposes More Trade with Central America

The presidential candidate Luis Guillermo Solis announced he will strengthen intraregional trade if he wins on April 6th.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

In a meeting with representatives from the Costa Rican Chamber of Food Industry (Cacia), Luis Guillermo Solís, presidential candidate of the Citizen Action Party, said that a new government would strengthen trade with Central America and the Caribbean.

Solis emphasized the willingness of the Chamber to promote trade in the region. "Cacia has a strong impact on Central American trade, it understands that the domestic market benefits domestic production and that this domestic market includes the rest of Central America and Caribbean countries as a commercial objective."

"We love the concept that the internal market is the Central American market. That's where we should focus our efforts and not on collecting free trade agreements with countries that it might be nicer to go to, but which do not impact us," said Jose Manuel Hernando, Speaker of the Chamber.



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