Honduras - Guatemala Customs Union

The governments have announced the end of the negotiation process and reconfirmed that operations will start on June 26 at the Corinto border post.

Monday, June 19, 2017

From a statement issued by the Ministry of Economy and Finance of Guatemala:

Guatemala, June 16, 2017. Guatemalan and Honduran officials concluded the negotiation process on Friday of the Customs Union between Guatemala and Honduras, which will officially open on June 26 at the border post in Corinto.

Adolfo Barrera, Vice Minister of Foreign Trade of Guatemala, stated that "the Customs Union is a platform that will allow an increase of trade, growth of productive chains and the more immediate access of the supply of products of both countries, and at the same time will become a support to the development of companies and the productivity of Guatemala, contributing towards improving their competitiveness."

From that date, the Customs Union Model will begin to operate at three border control points known as El Florido, Agua Caliente-Corinto and Entre Ríos.  

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