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Guatemala - Peru
 
  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 26 May 2011. Guatemala and Peru reached concluded their free trade negotiations on 13 October 2011. The entry into force of the Peru and Costa Rica, Panama and Guatemala FTAs, respectively, is scheduled for the first semester of 2012.

Documents relating to the negotiations
13 October 2011 Guatemala and Peru conclude free trade negotiations 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 FTA 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

  Texts
   
February 2012 Text of the Guatemala-Peru Free Trade Agreement New!
Source: Ministerio de Comercio Exterior y Turismo (MINCETUR), Perú

  Entry into Force
   

On 04 July 2013, the Guatemalan Congress ratified the Free Trade Agreement between Peru and Guatemala.

Documents related to the entry into force
04 July 2013 Guatemalan Congress ratifies the Guatemala-Peru FTA Spanish PDF New!
Source: Congreso de Guatemala

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