BY CHRONICLE STAFF
Honduras implemented CAFTA in April last year, but experts say the country is already seing the benefits of the treaty.
"CAFTA has had a very positive impact in
Honduran exports to the United States grew by 7 percent in the first half of this year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. That follows a 0.8 percent decline last year.
MAJOR EXPORTER TO USA
Honduras is Central America's second-largest exporter of goods and services to United States. Only Costa Rica exports more. Its exports to the United States last year were larger than those of El Salvador and Nicaragua combined.
Juan M. Canahuati, president of Grupo Lovable (a major textile and apparel exporter and one of the largest employers in