Honduras and Nicaragua Analyze Joint Customs Office

In the process to form a Customs Union, authorities from both countries are analyzing a joint customs office in the Guasaule area.

Monday, September 20, 2010

They would be located in the same territory and share the same administrative offices to receive and dispatch merchandise.

This year, both countries started a customs modernization process which will improve some procedures to control imports, cut red-tape and increase the flow of trade between both countries.

In a meeting at Guasaule, directors from both organizations agreed to hold extraordinary meetings to start this project in the short term.



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