About Us

Founded in 2003, KV Trading has been a reliable and trusted partner in the fashion industry for over a decade.

We pride ourselves in consistently providing the highest level of service to our customers.

Our flexibility and ability to react quickly to the fast-changing needs of our customers benefit them due to our geographical location along with the CAFTA. 

We are located in Guatemala City, in the country of Guatemala, in the hotel hub area, so easy access to our office from the most popular hotels in the country.

CAFTA-DR / Duty Free

The Dominican Republic–Central America Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR) is a free trade agreement (legally a treaty under international law, but not under U.S. law). The agreement encompasses the United States and the Central American countries of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Dominican Republic, who joined in 2004.

  • Duty free can be applied only if it satisfies the "yarn forward  rule of origin" – Qualifying textile and apparel products must be made using U.S. and / or Central America-DR yarns and fabrics
  • The types of yarn produced in either the United States and/or the CAFTA-DR region are as below :
    • 100% Cotton
    • CVC (50% Cotton, 50% Polyester)
    • 100% Cotton Slub
    • Cotton Polyester Heather Grey
    • Polyester Rayon Blend
    • Polyester Cotton Rayon Blend
    • 100% Rayon
    • Spandex
  • Once the product satisfies the "rule of origin" requirements, all the other processing charges, such as embellishments, prints and washing is duty free as well.

Most Favored Nation (Partial Duty Free)

Duty free can be partially applied to fabrics and sewing threads only if the products are made with the yarns imported outside of the CAFTA-DR region and the fabrics are knitted or woven within the U.S..

* Fabrics and sewing threads must be "made in USA".

Most Favored Nation (Partial Duty Free)
FIBER C/O Outside of the CAFTA-DR region
YARN C/O Outside of the CAFTA-DR region
Sewing thread should be "made in USA"