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Guatemala the Country!
More than 30+ years of exporting fruits and vegetables due to the diversity of over 350 microclimates and generations of trained personell bring new innovations, quality controls and technology to growing quality produce.
Sun light growing regions, tropical rainfall of the Pacific, Caribbean and Atlantic oceans, as well as Guatemala's rich volcanic soils form some of the most fertile soils on Earth.
The CAFTA-DR FTA is the first free trade agreement between the United States and a group of smaller developing economies: our Central American neighbors Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, as well as the Dominican Republic. The CAFTA-DR promotes stronger trade and investment ties, prosperity, and stability throughout the region.
Trade and economic growth promotes prosperity and stability and opportunities for citizens within their home country. CAFTA-DR requirements for transparency and fair procedures in government actions that create a better climate for investment and business. A better economic environment builds communities where citizens can thrive and youth have opportunity for a productive future.
CAFTA-DR is strengthening workers’ rights and conditions in Guatemala, through enforcement of labor protections to which its workers are entitled under countries’ national laws. This includes through the first labor dispute under any free trade agreement to ensure Guatemalan workers can exercise their rights under Guatemalan law. The United States remains committed to helping Guatemala achieve and earn the benefits that come with enforcing the law to uphold internationally recognized labor rights.
Source: Office of United States Trade Representatives June 2018
The men and women of Guatemala who work in the agricultural industry have made Guatemala strong.