EU-Central America FTA finalise

Posted on: 02/12/2013

On 1st December 2013 the last of the 6 Central American countries finalised the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the EU.  Guatemala was the last country in this trading group to sign the FTA. This means that now the whole region of Central America can now benefit from the agreement, as the deal is already implemented with the other five member countries - Costa Rica, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Honduras and Panama. This ambitious trade partnership will open up new markets and simplify rules which will boost trade and investments on both sides.  The agreement is based on qualifying rules of preference origin and the issuance of the Movement Certificate EUR1 or invoice declaration.

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