CAFTA-DR

CAFTA-DR is the comprehensive trade agreement among the United Sates, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua. Taken as a single market, the CAFTA-DR region is a top 10 destination for U.S. agricultural products, with exports topping $4.3 billion in fiscal year 2017.

CAFTA-DR: Benefits for U.S. Agriculture

Additional information about the CAFTA-DR agreement is available from the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative.

Data & Analysis

March 28, 2018
The Dominican Republic’s food processing industry was valued at $2.6 billion in 2016, with an additional $723 million for processed beverages and tobacco.
February 16, 2018
Central America’s Northern Triangle – which includes El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras – offers significant market opportunities for exporters of U.S. farm and food products.
January 2, 2018
The Dominican Republic’s food processing industry is valued at $2.6 billion, with an additional $723 million for processed beverages and tobacco.
January 2, 2018
Costa Rican consumers trust and enjoy the excellent reputation of U.S. food products and ingredients and demand has increased....