Could changing US trade policy benefit Central America?

Could changing US trade policy benefit Central America?

Central America Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

When US President Donald Trump took office in January, he vowed to shake up US trade policy.He has called the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) a “disaster” and on his first day in office pulled the US out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a trade agreement with Pacific Rim countriesYet, so far, one prominent Latin American trade accord has avoided Trump’s criticism: the Central America Free Trade Agreement, known as CAFTA or CAFTA-DR.Started more than a decade ago and modeled after NAFTA, the trade group includes Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. The combined countries represent the US’ 16th-largest trading partner, according

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