Nicaragua Wants to Expand FTA with Taiwan

The Government will conduct a review of the Free Trade Agreement held with the Asian nation to include protection and investment incentives.

Friday, January 18, 2013

Bayardo Arce, presidential adviser for economic affairs, talking about the subject noted that the negotiations which have already opened and will be resumed in the next few months, are aimed at "forming an economic partnership that not only about trade but is a joint venture."

"The Free Trade Agreement (FTA) signed with Taiwan has been a boon to Nicaragua, as the country has greatly increased its exports to the Asian market. However, the Nicaraguan government wants to "squeeze more juice " from this FTA. .. ", noted an article in

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