Guatemala Exports Bamboo to U.S.

With assistance from Taiwanese technicians there are currently 5.000 planted hectares.

Thursday, September 3, 2009

Exports have been to Miami, through an agreement signed by the Bamboo Association (AsoBambú).

"... it is a material that can be used for building houses and manufacturing products of high value added for growers...", reports

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Asia Wants More Bamboo

July 2012

Demand for bamboo in Asian countries and is growing and the Taiwanese Embassy in Guatemala is organizing a seminar in order to promote its cultivation.

Bamboo is confirmed as a business opportunity.

The seminar "The bamboo industry in Latin America" is being organized by the Embassy of Taiwan, with the premise explained by Adolfo Sun, the country’s Ambassador, who said "The Asian need bamboo, and Guatemala has a great climate for growing it".

The Bamboo Industry in Costa Rica

January 2014

Government, industry and producers of bamboo are driving renewed interest in the sector.  

In Costa Rica, bamboo entrepreneurs and producers aim to promote this sector increasing not only the plantations, but also improving technology. The Costa Rican Association of Bamboo (Acobambú) is working on promoting the cultivation and manufacture of products made from this type of timber.

Industrialization of Bamboo in Nicaragua

November 2012

One million hectares could be devoted to the cultivation of bamboo, a measure being analyzed by specialists from Taiwan, with a view to installing plants for industrialization.

Nicaragua's potential for producing bamboo is being evaluated by a Taiwanese mission, headed by the Ambassador of China, Ingrid Hsing.

Nicaragua: Exports Bamboo to Haiti

November 2010

CO2Bambú made its first shipment of prefabricated kits of bamboo for construction for transitional shelters.

The U.S. capital company has been marketing bamboo for three years in Nicaragua.

Mauricio Alas, Production and Supply Manager of the company, said that they are focusing on social shelters for the Haitian market.

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