About this agreement
The Singapore – Costa Rica Free Trade Agreement (SCRFTA) eliminates tariffs for more than 95% of Singapore exports to Costa Rica. It allows preferential tariffs based on the exporter’s declaration (no application required), safeguards market access, ensures a more predictable operating environment for service suppliers, and provides protection for Singapore investors and investments in Costa Rica.
1 July 2013
Entry into force
Use the Tariff Finder to see if your product is eligible to enjoy this FTA's tariff concessions.
Alternatively, you can explore the following steps to check your eligibility.
Rules of origin are a set of criteria which determine a product's originating status in each respective FTA.
It is put in place to ensure that only goods originating from the FTA partner countries will benefit from tariff
Under the SCRFTA, the exporter or producer shall complete and sign a Certificate of Origin, certifying that the good qualifies as an originating good and for which an importer may claim preferential treatment upon the importation of the good into the territory of the other Party.
Apply for a PCO with export permit under the Singapore – Costa Rica Free Trade Agreement via TradeNet.
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