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

May 16, 2019
On April 26, 2019, Guatemalan Customs began implementation of a policy change allowing for multiple corrections to CAFTA-DR Certificates of Origin (COO).
March 29, 2019
The Dominican Republic’s food processing industry was valued at $2.2 billion as of September 2018 ($2.8 billion in Calendar Year [CY] 2017) in activities categorized as “food industry,”....
May 16, 2018
Line graph showing the growth of U.S. agricultural exports and imports in the context of international free trade agreements.
May 4, 2018
Column chart comparing the change in value of U.S. agricultural exports before and after key trade agreements.