Latest Dominican Republic – Central America Free Trade Agreement Stories

2014-06-18 20:22:30

US$ 50 million investment will generate 200 new jobs in the zone. SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SAE-A SPINNING S.R.L., a subsidiary of SAE-A TRADING CO., LTD, and the Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency (CINDE) today publically confirmed that the South Korea-based company will open a new thread manufacturing plant in Cartago at an investment of over US$50 million, generating 200 new jobs in direct employment. With the establishment of this plant, SAE-A...

2014-05-02 16:25:50

-- Gildan Activewear will make an investment in Costa Rica involving a modern textile manufacturing plant. SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During its report to its shareholders for the second quarter of 2014, the Canadian company Gildan Activewear confirmed in Montreal, Canada, that its next investment will be made in Guanacaste, Costa Rica, involving a modern textile manufacturing plant. The Costa Rican Coalition for Development Initiatives (CINDE based on its...

2011-08-10 19:48:00

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leo Gerard, international president for the United Steelworkers (USW) expressed strong support for the historic decision by the Obama Administration and the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) to protect workers' safety and voices by moving forward with arbitration against Guatemala for violating labor rights under terms of the Dominican Republic-Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR). (Logo:...

2011-06-27 04:00:00

LOS ANGELES, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Commerce and MAGIC are hosting an Americas Pavilion and Summit - "Sourcing in the Americas" - to highlight the United States and Western Hemisphere supply chain network. "Sourcing in the Americas" will showcase apparel, footwear, fabric and yarn mills, trims/component suppliers, and service providers, as well as promote business and investment in the Western Hemisphere. This summit brings together the U.S. Department of...

2011-04-19 15:22:00

Specialty fabrics manufacturers to Congress: "Jobs are at stake!" ROSEVILLE, Minn., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a time when the U.S. is facing record unemployment, a group of specialty fabrics manufacturers is engaging in everything short of a bake sale in Washington, D.C. to draw attention to the latest fight for some of the last jobs still standing. Their most recent free trade versus fair trade confrontation involves the Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement (commonly known...

2011-01-03 09:52:00

FORT SMITH, Ark., Jan. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its global expansion, ABF® is providing seamless, single-contact door delivery for customers shipping to the Dominican Republic. ABF expanded its Caribbean coverage in response to increased demand for shipping solutions from customers taking advantage of opportunities created by the United States-Dominican Republic-Central America Free Trade Agreement, known informally as CAFTA. The Dominican Republic also serves as...

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