Panamanian Exports Decrease by 50%

At the end of the first quarter, $216 million were exported, 50.2% less than during the same period in 2008.

Monday, May 25, 2009

There were 255.5 million kilograms sent abroad, a decrease of 59.1% when compared to the first quarter of 2008, according to data from the Comptroller General of the Republic.

Journalist Rafael Berrocal wrote in Prensa.com: "These figures are a reflection of what happened out in the country. According to data from the Non-traditional Agro-Exporting Union (GANTRAP), there were 8 thousand hectares of non-traditional products planted, 4,500 hectares less than in 2008."



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