Implementation of guideline regarding the application and interpretation of Article 4.14 (Direct Transport) and Article 5.06 (Billing by a third party) of Free Trade Agreement between Central America and Chile

June 13, 2017

Customs & Global Trade Flash

Through Executive Decree N° 40437-COMEX published on the digital Gazette Nº 109 of June 9th 2017, the President of Costa Rica and the Foreign Trade Ministry approve the implementation of Guideline N° 37, issued by the Free Trade Comission dated June 29th 2016, regarding the application and interpretation of Article 4.14 (Direct transport) and Article 5.06 (Billing by a third party) of the Free Trade Agreement between Central America and Chile, and its Annex 13. The Free Trade Comission is looking for the correct application of the FTA formalities.

The decree is into force since its publication.

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Carla Coghi
Tax & Legal


Silvia González 
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Tax & Legal


Jaime Morales
Tax & Legal

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