Nicaraguan Exports Up 15%

  • Thursday, May 3, 2012
In the first quarter, the country exported $970 million, 14.8% more than the $845 million in the same period in 2011, registering an increase of volume of exports.
The figures were reported by the State Center for Exports (Cetrex).

The agency also indicated an increase of 12.5 percent in volume of sales abroad, registering 727 metric tonnes between January and April, up from 646 tonnes in the first quarter of 2011, reports Laprensa.com.ni.

Nicaragua’s 4 main export destinations are the United States, Venezuela, El Salvador and Canada. The gold type coffee continued to be the main export product, followed by beef, raw gold, sugar cane and dairy products.

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