According to data from the Center for Exports, areca palm and tilapia skin had a considerable rebound.
Aminta Peralta, who is in charge of the department of statistics of the Ministry of Industry and Commerce, SIC, told Laprensa.hn: "Sugar grew by 99%, iron by 60%, pineapple by 34% and coffee by 10%. Despite the economic crisis facing the world, exporting clothing to Europe added 1.27% over last month."
Holland was the country that bought the most goods sold by Guatemala to the European Union between January and September, which totaled $684.76 million, 17% more than in the same period in 2013.
The goods most exported to the European Union (EU) are textiles, nickel, vegetables and coffee, with the main destinations being the Netherlands which recorded purchases of $219 million, followed by Belgium with $86 million, Germany with $79.5 million and Spain with $78.6 in the first nine months of the year.
Nicaragua's exports for the first eight months of 2008 were 34.17% higher than last year.
This is explained by the well reception of coffee, lobster, fish, sheep meat, raw gold and other products in the international market, an government source informed.
The government's Centro de Trámites de Exportaciones stated that exports from January to August 2008 were valued at $1.146 million.