Connectivity and Market Access

Nicaragua has preferential access to a market of over 1.5 billion people worldwide.

Preferential agreements have become an important component of trade liberalization in Nicaragua, which is why the country continues to seek opportunities to ensure its successful integration into international trade and the global economy.

Agreements

Countries

Free Trade Agreements

United States, Mexico, Panama, Taiwan, Dominican Republic, Chile, South Korea, Ecuador & European Union.

Central American Common Market

Nicaragua, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras & Costa Rica. Additionally, free movement of capital, services and human resources among CA-4 countries.

Generalized System of Preferences

Japan, Norway, Canada, Russia and Switzerland.

ALBA agreement

Venezuela, Ecuador, Granada, Saint Lucia, Bolivia, Cuba, Antigua & Barbuda, Dominica, and Saint Vicente and the Grenadines.

Agreements under Negotiation

Canada, Peru, Bolivia, ALADI (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela, and Cuba)

 

Source: Ministry of Development, Industry and Trade (MIFIC, for its acronym in Spanish).

Market Access Map

 

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