Readout of Under Secretary Lago’s Meeting with Costa Rica’s President Rodrigo Chaves Robles
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 23, 2022
Contact: Office of Public Affairs
SAN JOSÉ, Costa Rica – Yesterday, Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Marisa Lago met with President Rodrigo Chaves Robles of Costa Rica at the Central American Business Conference. The two officials discussed how to strengthen the bilateral commercial relationship, including by reducing barriers to trade and implementing transparent business and regulatory practices. President Chaves and Under Secretary Lago also discussed expanding opportunities for U.S. companies in the region and ensuring that the mutual benefits of trade and investment are felt broadly and equitably throughout both countries.
“President Chaves and I had a warm and productive meeting in which we discussed how our countries can partner to increase mutual economic opportunities that benefit our businesses, workers, and people,” said Under Secretary Marisa Lago. “I am heartened by President Chaves’ enthusiasm for open and competitive markets, and welcome his eagerness to collaborate with the United States.”
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