FREE TRADE AREA OF THE AMERICAS
FOURTH MEETING OF MINISTERS OF TRADE MINISTERIAL DECLARATION
SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA
MARCH 19th, 1998
Objective by Issue Area
Negotiating Group on
guarantee that the benefits of the FTAA liberalization process not be
undermined by anti-competitive business practices.
advance towards the establishment of juridical and institutional coverage
at the national, sub-regional or regional level, that proscribes the
carrying out of anti-competitive business practices.
develop mechanisms that facilitate and promote the development of
competition policy and guarantee the enforcement of regulations on free
competition among and within countries of the Hemisphere