Costa Rica defended its coffee production by leaving it out of trade deal with Colombia. Now the South American country wants it include in the Tratado Libre de Comerica (TLC) – Free Trade Agreement.  In the photo, the coffe plantation of David Montero (hat), in the area of Los Santos. (Rafael Pacheco, La Nacion)
Q COSTA RICA – The Costa Rica food and industry expressed their opposition to any changes to the tariff conditions for a group of products in the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Colombia.
The opposition follows a request by Colombia for immediate entry of food and industrial products, through a list of requests for review or renegotiation of the trade deal in force between since August 2016.
The Cámara Costarricense de la Industria Alimentaria

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