More opportunities with the Nicaragua - Taiwan FTA

The new trade agreement increases the export quota of sugar to 60 thousand tons, and eliminates the export tariff of bovine offal to the Asian island.

Friday, November 3, 2017 explains that "...The expansion was agreed at a meeting between the delegations of the two diplomatic allies, headed by the general director of the BOFT, Yang Jenni, on the Taiwanese side, and his Nicaraguan counterpart, Cristian Martinez, held on Thursday."

According to the new agreement, "...Nicaragua will be able to export up to 60,000 metric tons of sugar a year, and no fees will have to be paid for the waste products from Nicaraguan cattle exported to the island."

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