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Costa Rica - Peru
Text of the Agreement
  Background and Negotiations
   

On 10 September 2010, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras and Panama agreed to launch negotiations for an FTA with Peru. While the negotiations would be developed jointly, the agreement would have a bilateral basis between Peru and each of the participating Central American countries. The first round of negotiations was held in Peru on 08-12 November 2010. Guatemala participated as well in this round of negotiations. The second round took place in Panama from 17 to 21 January 2011. The third round was held from 28 February to 04 March 2011 in San Jose, Costa Rica. A mini round of negotiations took place in Panama from 04 to 08 April 2011. The fourth round of negotiations was held in Lima, Peru from 02 to 06 May 2011. During this round, Peru and Panama, as well as Peru and Costa Rica concluded negotiations of their respective free trade agreements. On 25 May 2011 Panama and Peru signed a free trade agreement. Costa Rica and Peru, in turn, signed a free trade agreement in San Jose, Costa Rica on 22 May 2011.

Documents relating to the negotiations
26 May 2011 San Jose, Costa Rica. Costa Rica and Peru sign FTA Spanish PDF 
02-06 May 2011 Lima, Peru. Fourth round of free trade negotiations: Peru and Panama conclude FTA negotiations Spanish PDF
  Lima, Peru. Fourth round of free trade negotiations: Peru and Costa Rica conclude FTA negotiations Spanish PDF
04 April 2011 Panama City, Panama. Mini round of free trade negotiations between Central America and Peru Spanish PDF
28 February 2011 San Jose, Costa Rica. Third round of free trade negotiations between Central America and Peru Spanish PDF
21 January 2011 Panama City, Panama. Second round of free trade negotiations between Central America and Peru Spanish PDF
12 November 2010 Lima, Peru. First round of free trade negotiations between Central America and Peru Spanish PDF 
10 September 2010 Central America and Peru to negotiate free trade agreement in November 2010 Spanish PDF
Source: Ministerio de Comercio de Costa Rica (COMEX); Ministerio de Comercio e Industrias, Panamá; Ministerio de Comercio Exterior y Turismo (MINCETUR), Perú

  Entry into Force
   

On 27 March 2012, the Peruvian Government ratified the Free Trade Agreement between Peru and Costa Rica. On 11 March 2013 and 22 April 2013, Costa Rica’s National Assembly approved in first and second debates, respectively, the FTA between Costa Rica and Peru. The Costa Rica-Peru free trade agreement entered into force on 01 June 2013.

Documents related to the entry into force
01 June 2013 Costa Rica-Peru Free Trade Agreement enters into force on 01 June 2013 Spanish PDF New!
22 April 2013 Costa Rica’s National Assembly approves -in second debate- FTA between Costa Rica and Peru Spanish PDF
11 March 2013 Costa Rica’s National Assembly approves -in first debate- FTA between Costa Rica and Peru Spanish PDF
27 March 2012 Peruvian Government ratifies the Costa Rica-Peru FTA Spanish PDF
Source: Ministerio de Comercio de Costa Rica (COMEX)

  Sources
   
 

Spanish version 
Recent Developments
  01 June 2013. Costa Rica-Peru FTA enters into force New!

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