Nicaraguan economy slows down

Trade, the financial system, the fishing industry, and the manufacturing industry were four of the main economic sectors

Thursday, January 15, 2009


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Laprensa.com.ni reports: Undoubtedly, the most affect areas was financial services, which in 2008 grew only by 0.32 percent, compared to the 16.99% in 2007.

This data was part of the economic report for 2008 that was prepared by the Business Development Consultant group.

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August 2008

The Association for Investigation and Social Studies (ASIES) carried out a moderate study of the local economy.

ASIES analyst, Carlos Gonzalez, pointed out that the unfavorable external climate resulting from the financial crisis, and the high price of oil and food - that started in 2006 and worsened in 2007, began to affect production activities during first semester of this year.

Costa Rica's Economic Activity Slows Down

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In January 2013 the Monthly Indicator of Economic Activity recorded a variation of 3.3%, whereas last year it was 7.2%.

Monthly Indicator of Economic Activity (MIEA) published by the Central Bank of Costa Rica:

The country's economic activity, as measured by the cycle of the Monthly Indicator of Economic Activity (MIEA), showed a variation of 3.3% in January 2013, lower than a year earlier when production grew by 7.2% .

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The Central Bank has confirmed the decline in domestic demand mainly in agriculture, trade, hotels and restaurants, and transport and storage.

From a statement issued by the Central Bank of Costa Rica (BCCR):

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Costa Rica Economy Slows Down

September 2012

As of July 2012 the Monthly Economic Activity Index is 4.5%, confirming a slowdown that began five months ago.

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