Nicaragua: Agricultural Costs Increase Due to Fuel
The increase in oil prices affects agriculture in both energy prices and in the cost of fuels required by this activity.
Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Francisco Vargas, from the Union of Agricultural Producers of Nicaragua, told End.com.ni about the impact of fuel prices in agriculture.
Rice farmers are overwhelmed by the increase in production costs which can exceed the final price paid by intermediaries and even that paid by consumers.
Gasoline and diesel prices increased again on the weekend, for the fifth consecutive week in Nicaragua.
Fuel prices continue their upward trend in Nicaragua, reflecting the rising prices of petroleum in international markets.
The Gallon of premium gasoline: Costa Rica has the highest price: $ 4.54, followed by Nicaragua with $ 4.28, Honduras $ 4.16, Guatemala 3.97, El Salvador $ 3.92 and Panama $ 3.45.
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