This case illustrates the challenges that the Government of Costa Rica faces of whether and how to manage a trade solution under the WTO framework, due to its decision of suspending the phytosanitaty import certificates of avocados from Mexico. The aim is to stimulate a discussion about international trade and agribusiness. This is a case study suitable for use with graduate students in Masters of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Agribusiness, Executive Master of Business Administration or any other post-graduate program related.

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Keywords Avocado, Agribusiness, International Trade, WTO
Kilian, B, & Barbosa, F. (2018). The Avocado Conundrum. In Management Education and Teaching Cases.