|07BELMOPAN13||2007-01-11 12:10:00||UNCLASSIFIED||Embassy Belmopan|
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1. Per reftel, Post contacted the Belize Ministry of Foreign
Affairs (MFA), the Directorate of Foreign Trade, and the Belize
Intellectual Property Office (BELIPO) to inform them of the proposed
DVCs and to confirm the existence of DVC capabilities in country.
Although Post has received no formal response, poloff and FSN econ
assistant have confirmed in previous discussions with BELIPO and MFA
representatives that the GoB is amenable to continuing discussions
on a variety of trade-related subjects, including intellectual
property rights, trade facilitation, and CSME.
2. Thus far, we are unsure of DVC capabilities in country and Post
has not yet received its DVC equipment. Post will notify the
Department once DVC capabilities have been determined.