QCOSTARICA – After almost a decade of debate, Costa Rica’s Legislature announced on Tuesday the approval of an investment promotion and protection agreement with China, a great step forward since relative discussion started in 2007.
The approval was by 35 votes in favour and 9 against, with 44 of the 57  legislators present for the vote.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs made the announcement in a press release after a vote late on Monday. The agreement still requires the signature of Costa Rica President Luis Guillermo Solis before entering into force.
The Ministro de Comercio Exterior (Comex) – Foreign Trade Minister –  Alexander Mora said that the approval is a great step forward since the start of discussion in 2007, even before the free trade agreement signed between

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