Since the advent of NAFTA in the early-90's, the American business community has been told the benefits of free trade agreements far out weigh the negatives. And for many, it has been the case.
Nevertheless, we often encounter U.S. companies who try hard to play by the rules of such agreements and still get screwed.
A typical example has happened to VSAT Systems of Akron, Ohio in Costa Rica.
The company's initial excitement with the passage of CAFTA has become a nightmare.
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