Food Industry Opposes FTA with Colombia

The Costa Rican Chamber of Food Industry believes that the trade agreement could pose a threat to Costa Rican production.

Friday, August 23, 2013

From a press release by the Costa Rican Chamber of Food Industry (CACIA):

In a letter addressed to the members of the Committee for International Relations and Foreign Trade, the Costa Rican Chamber of Food Industry, CACIA, once again was vehement in its opposition to the possible approval of the FTA with Colombia, by the Legislative Assembly .

According to José Manuel Hernando, President of the CACIA, instead of approving this treaty, priority should be given to other initiatives, programs and policies aimed at improving the business climate, competitiveness and the trade management platform.

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