Customs Union Nears Completion

October 1, 2004

SAN SALVADOR (AFP) – The fiveCentral American countries have resolvedall but one obstacle for the unification ofCentral American Customs, and expect itto be a done deal by the end of the year,September, Salvadoran trade officialsannounced this week.Of the 60 original obstacles facing thecustoms union, the only pending issue is acomplaint filed by Costa Rica againstHonduras for charges levied against Ticotruckers for the right to pass through thatcountry.René Salazar, of El Salvador’sMinistry of the Economy, said he expectsthe issue to be resolved this month, and theCentral American Customs Union to beannounced before the December deadline.

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