Enactment of Honduras - Canada NAFTA Announced

The Honduran government has reported that the agreement will take effect on October 1, and that it will be coordinating a visit by a group of Canadian companies in the country in the coming previous.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

The Department of Economic Development told Eleconomista.net that "...The entry into force of the FTA between Honduras and Canada "has been set for October 1" after the two countries have "adopted the administrative regulations necessary at the level of customs and the formalities prescribed in the Treaty have been exhausted.' "

"...The Canadian government said last Thursday that once the FTA enters into force, "more than 98% of tariff lines will be exempt from tax".

"...The Honduran mission also met with representatives of the Chamber of Commerce of Montreal, with Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters, the Canadian Apparel Federation and the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. "

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Expansion of FTA between Guatemala and Colombia

November 2018

Both countries agreed to include threads, fabrics and clothing in the batch of items that are already subject to tax relief, as part of the Free Trade Agreement in force.

The Ministry of Economy of Guatemala informed that the trade between both countries will experience a significant increase because of the recent signature of several agreements that expand the productive value chains.

Costa Rica Approves FTA with Colombia

April 2014

The trade agreement excludes oil, some dairy and meat products, waffles, beer, gum, certain plastics, paper, cardboard and the metalworking sectors.

The agreement, which will come into effect when it gains legislative approval in Colombia, provides free instant access to Costa Rica for cocoa beans, refined salt, medicines, raw materials for the plastics industry, paper and textiles and plywood doors.

Agreements in Panama and Mexico FTA Negotiations

March 2014

The pre fifth round meeting has finished with the parties having reached agreements on issues on National Treatment and Access of Merchandise to the Market, Rules and Procedures on Origins and Public Procurements.

The V round of negotiations is scheduled for 18 and 21 March in Panama City.

Costa Rica - European Association FTA Approved

February 2014

The Legislature has approved a Free Trade Agreement with the group made up of Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

"The initiative states that another important aspect of the plan is that the EFTA countries are among the most developed in the world, as they have a high per capita income averaging $47,800 per year."

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