Export of bananas, pineapples, and coffee grow in Costa Rica

These items topped foreign sales for the agriculture sector, and have increased during the first 10 months of 2008 by at least 12.04% in general.

Monday, December 8, 2008

Data from the Foreign Trade Promoter (Procomer) indicate that between January and October of this year, Costa Rican agricultural exports reach $1.8 billion, or 12.04% more than the $1.6 billion recorded for the same period in 2007.

Banana sales abroad, the country's main export, totaled $569.8 million ...

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Costa Rican Pineapple Growers Foresee Good 2010

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The sector expects to increase exports in 2010, and for this they have planted 45.000 hectares.

Canapep, the National Chamber of Pineapple Growers and Exporters, is betting on increased demand from the U.S. west coast and new markets like Turkey and Iraq.

"According to Canapep forecasts, this combination of factors, plus good sales to Europe, will make the sector grow in 2010", reported Nacion.com.

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