During the same period of 2010, the amount of sales to that country amounted to $ 16.8 million.
Despite improvement in exports, María José Guerrero, executive at the Center for Exports and Investment said it is necessary to increase the number of exportable products in order to increase sales.
"Current exports to Canada contemplate fresh okra, green coffee, peanuts, sesame, sugar, rum and crafts, as reported by the Center for Export Procedures (CETREX)", but Nicaragua could also sell fruits and vegetables, Guerrero told newspaper La Prensa.
The private sector proposes to negotiate with the government of Taiwan an increase in the export quotas for products such as peanuts and sugar.
Exporting companies will be proposing to the government of Daniel Ortega that the visit by the President of Taiwan, Ma Ying-jeou be used to request an increase in export quotas for agricultural products. In 2014 total exports to the Asian island amounted to $65.8 million.
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