Exports of textile to US surge 12.4% from Jan to Feb
According to data from the Department of Commerce of the United States, El Salvador registered an annual growth in export values in his bid textiles to the United States to 5.1% in 2007 and experienced a surge of 12.4% from January to February of this year in relation to same period last year.
Tuesday, April 22, 2008
China, by contrast (dominant country in this industry globally) for the first time since the abolition of quotas on textile trade, experienced a negative change in their clothing exports to the United States between the period January-February 2008 , said the Minister of Economy, Yolanda de Gavidia.
Since March 1st Colombia has been charging a fee of 1% on textiles and footwear imported from the Colon Free Zone.
Guatemala's Army Military Industry will export kaibil-type boots to Nigeria, Panama and Honduras.
One hundred and fifteen textile plants in Guatemala are negotiating to buy electricity directly from power generators.
Mexican companies are interested in investing in Nicaragua, particularly in the shoe-making and leather industries of Masaya and in the construction of a cheese-processing plant, the Mexican ambassador to Managua announced.
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