Nicaragua: Agro Exports Up 54%

  • Wednesday, April 12, 2017
In the first quarter of the year exports of coffee, beef and sugar cane generated $388 million, 54% more than in the same period in 2016.
Between January and March this year 45 million kilos of green coffee were exported, generating revenues of $159 million, which is 35% greater than the value of exports in the first quarter of 2016.

A similar increase was recorded in exports of beef, which in value totaled $135 million, 39% more than the value of exports in the same period of 2016. Figures from the Center for Export Procedures (CETREX) indicate that the volume exported in the first quarter of this year was 30 million kilos, well above the 21 million kilos recorded in the same period last year. 

In the case of sugar cane, an increased of 155% in the value of exports was reported in the first quarter compared to the same period in 2016. In volume, exports in the first quarter amounted to 205 million kilos, 100 million kilos more than in the same period in 2016.

See report by CETREX (in Spanish).

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