The trade part of the Association Agreement will replace the unilateral preferential access to its market which was granted to Central America under the EU’s General Scheme of Preferences.
Note: The distance to frontier (DTF) measure shows the distance of each economy to the “frontier,” which represents the best performance observed on each of the indicators across all economies in the sample since 2005.
In practical terms this means the creation of a customs union and economic integration in Central America.
The EU has supported this process through its trade agreement and its trade-related technical cooperation programs.
Meanwhile the 'confessed killer' of the murdered Miss Honduras beauty queen smiled chillingly into the camera on his way to the cells last night, as his victims' grieving mother warned that the suspect's family will try to buy his freedom.
Teresa Muñoz told Mail Online she feared that Plutarco Antonio Ruiz, detained for the murders of Maria Jose and Sofia Alvarado, will never be brought to justice in a country where corruption is rampant.
The Association Agreement relies on three complementary and equally important pillars, namely political dialogue, cooperation, and trade which reinforce each other and their effects.According to EUROSTAT date, the trade flow between the EU and Central America has amounts to EUR 10.7 billion in 2016.The EU's trade balance with Central America presents a deficit amounted to EUR 0.13 billion in 2016 (the year before there was a surplus of EUR 0.5 billion).Her mother said the beauty queen was particularly excited to compete for the title in the UK because she thought this would be an opportunity for her to meet the brother she never knew, who lives in Germany.Unbreakable bond: The two sisters, Maria, left, and Sofia, right, were so close that when Sofia was shot her sister threw her body on top of her and started screaming at alleged killer Plutarco Antonio Ruiz As well as his friend Aris Maldonado, police claim that the owner of the Aguagua spa resort, Ventura Diaz Ponce, and his wife Elisabeth Alvarado Bajera, helped move the women's bodies away from the complex and bury them in a nearby river bank.