La integración Centroamericana y el acuerdo de asociación entre esa región y la Unión Europea



Central America (CA), in light of their efforts to materialize the Central
American Customs Union following the signing of an Association Agreement between them, and the challenges that CA faces in order to comply effectively with it. The Association Agreement is an instrument that offers both regions a range of opportunities, but whose potential has not yet been fully exploited because of the slow process of deep customs integration that has been achieved only between the Northern Triangle countries. Besides, the challenge to advance in the Association Agreement’s effective fulfillment is higher for CA due to the sociopolitical instability that El Salvador and Nicaragua are currently experiencing. In the long run, that instability may affect not only the Association Agreement’s effective fulfillment, but it may even also put those countries’ membership in the Association Agreement on the tightrope.