Costa Rica will take advantage of President, Barack Obama’s visit requesting his support for Costa Rica to join the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
Foreign Trade Minister, Anabel González, emphasized that the United States and Costa Rica have common themes of work on the international economic agenda, sharing interests in a number of forums.
“We will seek the support of the Government of the United States for Costa Rica to enter the OECD” said Gonzalez.
Gonzalez noted that he will also ask for support from President Obama for Costa Rica can join the Trans Pacific Partnership. The Trans-Pacific Partnership consists of United States, Mexico, Canada and Japan among other countries that are seeking to establish a free trade.
Among the other items to be included on the agenda are the political relations between the U.S. and Costa Rica from the point of view of sustainable development, trade, security, clean energy generation and infrastructure.
The Costa Rica News (TCRN)
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