Dominican Republic - Central America - United States Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR)


Date of Signature:
08-05-2004
Date of Entry into Force:
Costa Rica: July 3, 2007; El Salvador: December 17, 2004; United States: June 30, 2005; Guatemala: March 10, 2005; Honduras: March 3, 2005; Dominican Republic: 2006
Member countries (Original, Adherent and Withdrawal):
Countries Date of Entry into Force Date of Withdrawal Observation
bandera cr Costa Rica 01-01-2009 - -
bandera do Dominican Republic 03-01-2007 - -
bandera sv El Salvador 03-01-2006 - -
bandera gt Guatemala 07-01-2006 - -
bandera hn Honduras 04-01-2006 - -
bandera ni Nicaragua 04-01-2006 - -
bandera us United States 08-02-2005 - -

Intra Agreement Exports:

Total member Exports
US$ 1,592,921,847
Intra-regional Exports:

US$ 60,105,641 (3.8%)


Exports to Agreement Members:
% of Total Exports 2005 2017
Costa Rica 53.7% 57.6%
Dominican Republic 79.4% 54.7%
El Salvador 88.3% 85.4%
Guatemala 78.1% 63.9%
Honduras 71.1% 57.4%
Nicaragua 78.1% 73.5%
United States 2% 2%