Lobby for Pacific Alliance Reinforced

Discussion forums, advertising and meetings with businesses are part of the efforts that the Business Council of the Pacific Alliance intends to do in Costa Rica.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Arguing that lack of information about the benefits of an eventual accession to the trade bloc is the main reason behind the opposition of some companies, members of the Business Council of the Pacific Alliance (CEAP) announced a plan to promote more, and in a better way, the consequences of joining the Alliance.

See: "Costa Rica Still Not Decided on Pacific Alliance"

José Manuel Quirce, president of the Chamber of Foreign Trade and the Chamber of Representatives of Foreign Companies (Crecex), told Nacion.com that "...The chamber's plan includes more discussion forums, publishing articles in newspapers, holding meetings with universities, cooperatives, farmers and regions."

See: "Costa Rica: Lobbying in Favor of Pacific Alliance"

Felipe Mejia Iturbe, vice president of the Costa Rica-Mexico Chamber of Industry and Commerce (Cicomex), "... agreed with Quirce that the country needs more information about the Alliance, and its benefits and challenges. "

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