The Federation of Chambers of Commerce of Central America (FECAMCO) during its fourth ordinary session discussed the importance of the Central American integration and food security in the region.
FECAMCO members, among which is the Colon Chamber of Commerce, had among considerations, the importance of the region of Central America to have a political and technical agreement the consolidation of the Customs Union.
They noted increased interest and involvement of government agencies in the countries of the Union to fulfill the same objectives, efficiently without resorting to measures affecting regional trade, regional standardizing customs procedures and plant and animal health.
FECAMCO also recognized that Central America is facing problems in ensuring their own food security, noting the need to focus on increasing productivity with the support of the governments of the region in terms of the definition of financial policies for the agricultural sector and introduction of new technologies in production.
Finally, in this session, Honduran President Porfirio Lobo, proposed holding a meeting between the presidents of Central America and the Chambers of Commerce in the region to discuss and contribute to policy and business solutions crystallizing the integration process of Central America.
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