Uruguay and Costa Rica Agree on Cooperation

The limitations imposed by its larger partners in Mercosur prevent Uruguay from progressing toward an FTA.

Friday, April 24, 2009

In this context, what was left was to sign a series of cooperation agreements in the areas of trade, postal services, education and technology.

Presidents Oscar Arias and Tabaré Vásquez announced the creation of a Uruguay-Costa Rica Chamber of Commerce "which will help expand trade between both nations."

On the subject of education, according to an article in Elfinanciero.com "the Costa Rican INCAE and Uruguayan ISEDE will conduct joint academic, teaching, research, dissemination and service extension training programs in all the areas of mutual interest."

In the technology area, the Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE) and. ..



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Panamanian food authorities have given permission for six facilities to export Uruguayan dairy to that market.

From an article by the Costa Rican Trade Promotion Office (PROCOMER):

On Wednesday May 22 this year, both the General Director of the Ministry of Livestock, Agriculture and Fisheries of Uruguay (MGAP) Alberto Castelar, and the Director of the International Affairs Unit Alejandro Mernies of the same ministry announced a new breakthrough in international integration as part of the Government's strategic guidelines in market diversification.This news was that Panamanian food safety authorities have given permission for six facilities to export Uruguayan bovine dairy products to that market.

Uruguayan President Visits Costa Rica

April 2009

President Tabaré Vásquez will be accompanied by Uruguayan entrepreneurs who will engage in business conversations with their Costa Rican peers.

The Uruguayan president will arrive in Costa Rica on Wednesday, April 22, and the official meeting with Costa Rican President Oscar Arias will be on Thursday, when cooperation agreements will be signed.

Uruguayan Companies Look to do Business in Costa Rica

March 2009

A well-rounded group of Uruguayan businessmen interested in buying and selling various products and services will participate in a business meeting.

The rounds of negotiations will take place next April 23 and 24 at the Real Intercontinental Hotel in San Jose. They were organized by Procomer and the Uruguayan Embassy, and they are supported by Costa Rican business associations.

TACA increases flights to Uruguay

January 2009

The airline announced that it is added 3 flights via Asuncion to the 4 direct flights to Peru, now connecting Montevideo with Lima everyday during the week.

"TACA already flies daily to the Uruguayan capital from Lima and back, providing a flow of commercial and tourism exchange between both countries.

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