Services Sector Development & Export

Belize-El Salvador Partial Scope Agreement (PSA)

Recognising the increasing importance of trade-in-services for the Belize economy, and in an effort to gradually develop and broaden its relations with El Salvador, Belize in the first round of negotiations, has expressed an interest in creating favourable conditions for the opening of markets for the trade in services. Currently, Belize as a member of CARICOM is party to trade-in-services agreements with the EU (EPA) as well as the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). Possible sectors for consideration are Medical Tourism, Transportation, BPO, IBC and IFS, and Professional Services sectors. Other interested sectors are encouraged to contact the BCSP to learn more.