Honduras Certifies Costa Rican Agroindustrial Plants  

Ten companies producing chickens, eggs and dairy products have received authorizations valid for three years to export to Honduras.  

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

From a press release of the Ministry of Foreign Trade of Costa Rica:

After a series of efforts by the Ministry of Foreign Trade and the National Animal Health Service, Honduran authorities have authorized for three years a dozen Costa Rican plants producing fertile eggs, one day old chicks, frozen chicken and dairy products for export to the market.

The Minister of Foreign Trade, Anabel Gonzalez said "we have been promoting a policy framework to facilitate trade in Central America, eliminating undue delays, reducing transaction costs and promoting legal certainty. The granting of authorizations to these plants is a result of this work and will have a positive impact on the increase of Costa Rican exports to Honduras, as well as the range of products available to consumers in that country. "

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