Central American Report No. 3 (2004-2006)

May 2007
In 2004-2006, Central America made significant efforts to complete its free trade area (FTA), further itsCustoms Union (CU) and launch the Central America-Dominican Republic-United States Free TradeAgreement (DR-CAFTA). There have been several breakthroughs on the road to economic union, but theprocess is still only at the halfway stage. The subregion¿s political forces are in agreement over the needto intensify the integration dynamic and move it forward. Yet, in the course of this work, significantlimitations have emerged.