Port chiefs aim to cut costs of cargo handling
Port authorities from Central America and the Dominican Republic are studying plans to cut costs of cargo handling.
Thursday, April 24, 2008
The proposal is currently under review at a meeting in Nicaragua of Central American port officials who fear that high handling charges could eat into the benefits to be gained from a trade association with the European Union.
The IICA's (Inter-American Institute for Agricultural Cooperation) quick guide on the basics that the exporter must consider when defining logistics for export.
Markets for Nicaraguan beef have increased rapidly in recent years, expanding beyond traditional buyers like the United States and Central America to the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Taiwan and Venezuela. About 500 tons a month are being exported to these destinations from four local meat processors.
Rising diesel prices may convince a Central American country to divert exports from Miami, Florida to Cleveland, Ohio.
The January-March 2013 Newsletter by SIECA on Central American Foreign Trade is the first to include data from Panama.
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