Central American Integration System

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Subject (Course): The Central American Integration System (SICA). Syllabus:

  1. Introduction to the Central America Integration System (SICA).
  2. Functions and objectives.
  3. Member countries.
  4. Specialized agencies.
  5. Secretariat for Central American economic integration (SIECA).
  6. Central American Common Market (MCCA) - Integrated with SICA -
  7. Central American Trading Scheme:
      - Origins of Goods
      - Safeguard Measures
  8. Central American Tariff System.
  9. Central America Free Trade Area.
  10. Customs and monetary union.
  11. Central American Bank for Economic Integration.
  12. Free Trade Agreements (FTA) in Central America.
  13. The  European Union-Central America Association Agreement
  14. Trade Relations with
       - The CARICOM
       - The Andean Community
       - The MERCOSUR.

The objectives of the subject "The Central American Integration System (SICA)" are the following:

  1. To understand the aims, functions, and affiliated institutions of the Central American Integration System (SICA)
  2. To assess the benefits for member countries and the areas of cooperation
  3. To know the Socioeconomic and development problems of the countries of Central America
  4. To analyze the economic integration processes (Central American Common Market, Free Trade Zone in Central America, and the Customs Union) and international trade among the member countries of the Central American Integration System (SICA)
  5. To explore Central America's Free Trade Agreements (FTA)
  6. To analyze the role of the Central American Bank for Economic Integration
Subject "Central American Integration System (SICA)" is studied...
  1. Masters: International Business (MIB), America, and Pacific
  2. Doctorate DIB Business in America
  3. Course Doing Business in Central America

Languages of study: En or Es Integracion Centroamericana Br SICA Fr SICA

Credits of the subject "Central American Integration System": 0.8 ECTS

Sample of the subject (Central American Integration System):
Central American Integration System

Subject Description - The Central American Integration System

In 1993 was created in Tegucigalpa the Central American Integration System (SICA) by Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama

The main objective of the Central American Integration System is to encourage Regional Integration in Central America region.

  1. The Central American Integration System (SICA) received the support of the United Nations (Protocol of Tegucigalpa)
  2. The associated members of the Central American Integration System are Dominican Republic, Mexico, Chile, and Brazil.
  3. The regional observers are Taiwan, Spain, Chile, and Germany.
  4. The Headquarters of the General Secretariat of Central American Integration System are in the Republic of El Salvador.

The objective of the General Secretariat of the Central American Integration System is to provide services and technical support of the Regional Integration process in Central America, mainly for the Central American Union.

The Central American Integration System is an organization of the Latin American Economic Area of the Western Christian Civilization.

Sample of the subject (Central American Integration System):
Central American Integration

Central American Common Market

FTA EU Central America



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