Originally, the agreement was called CAFTA and incompassed the U.S. and Central American countries. In 2004, Dominican Republic joined and the agreement was renamed CAFTA-DR. The free trade agreement is among the following: Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and the United States.

The CAFTA-DR free trade agreement, is one of the reasons we believe business will improve greatly in Dominican Republic. It will help the economic growth of this country by attracting trade and investment. Finally on March 1, 2007 success! If you are interested in learning more about this agreement, follow the links:

Summary of DR-CAFTA from the Office of the US Trade Representative

Most recent updates from the US Government

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Following are some links to articles on Dominican Today pertaining to DR-CAFTA

US Supermarkets are Coming to Dominican Cities

Dominican-Canadian Free Trade Talks Advance

Free Trade to Attract the Most Capital in 50 Years