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Syllabus of the Subject: Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Chile and Central America (Costa Rica El Salvador Guatemala Honduras Nicaragua).

  1. Introduction to the Chile-Central America (Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua) Free Trade Agreement (FTA)
  2. Benefits of the Chile-Central America Agreement
  3. Certification of Origin
  4. Criteria for preferential treatment
  5. Trade Relations between Chile and the Central American countries
  6. Case Study: International Trade and foreign direct investment (FDI) Chile-Costa Rica and Chile-Nicaragua
The Subject (e-learning) “Chile-Central America Free Trade Agreement (FTA)” is part of the following Higher Education Programs taught by EENI (Business School) and the Hispano-African University of International Business:
  1. Doctorate in Business in America
  2. Courses: South America, Central America
  3. Masters (e-learning): International Business, America, Emerging Markets, Pacific

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Sample of the Subject: Chile-Central America Free Trade Agreement
Chile-Central America Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

Description of the Subject (Higher Education, e-learning): Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Chile and Central America (Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua).

In 1998, Chile and the Central American Countries (Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua), announced a free trade agreement (FTA).

In 2011, Chile and Nicaragua signed the bilateral protocol.

The objectives of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) Chile-Central America are to:

  1. Develop the free trade zone
  2. Promote the growth of the International trade in goods and services among Chile and Central America
  3. Promote fair competition conditions in the free-trade area
  4. Eliminate barriers to foreign trade and facilitate the circulation of goods and services in the free-trade area
  5. Promote the foreign direct investments in Chile and Central America
  6. Establish efficient procedures for the application and observance of the Chile-Central America Free Trade Agreement

The International Trade between Central America and Chile was 558 million dollars (- 37.7% respect 2008).

  1. Total exports were 121 million dollars
  2. Main exported products from Chile to Central America were sugar cane; this export product accounted for 72% of the total exports from Central America to Chile

The Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Chile and Central America operates in the Latin American Economic Area (Western Christian Civilisation).

Chile Free Trade Agreements (FTA).



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