Nicaragua boosts exports to US by 18 percent

Nicaragua's exports to the United States rose by 18 percent in this year's first quarter, compared with the same period of last year.

Monday, June 30, 2008

Paul Trivelli, the US ambassador to Managua, said the increase was a result of the introduction of Cafta. Nicaragua exported goods worth US$417 million to the United States in the first quarter.



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