Life after CAFTA-DR

Central America’s textile sector could woo $1bn under CAFTA-DR

Central America’s struggling textiles and apparel industry could lure $600m-$1bn by 2010 if it works harder to attract foreign investment…

GUATEMALA: Apparel show starts with big hopes for CAFTA-DR

Central America could see apparel exports to the US rise 15-20% by 2010 if it undertakes big reforms to fully…

Mexico slow to move from US supplier to global player

Mexico relinquished its position as the leading apparel exporter to the US in 2002 – and last year its share…

CAFTA-DR is slow to benefit Guatemala

Last May, Guatemala’s textiles and apparel industry celebrated the implementation of the Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR) as a…

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: Implements CAFTA-DR trade deal

The Dominican Republic has finally implemented the US-Central America and Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR) after months of delays.…