Nicaraguan Exports Up 8%

  • Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Up to August 31, 2014 the total amount exported was $1.859 million, 8.04% more than the $1.721 million generated in the same month in 2013.
Regarding the volume of exports, up to August 2014, the Center for Exports (CETREX) reported 1.36 million metric tons, 12.9% more than the 1.20 million metric tons sold in the same month in 2013.

Estrategiaynegocios.net reports that "... the increase in international prices of some traditional products such as beans, beef, sugar cane and seafood, and the increase in sales volumes, led to the rise in the value of exports.

"... The United States remains the largest export destination for Nicaragua, with $503 million, followed by Venezuela with $251.07 million, Canada with $204 million, and El Salvador with $149.5 million. Fifth place is Costa Rica with $102.9 million. "

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