Textile production in Nicaraguan Free Zones drop

Income from textile exports dropped in August 2008 compared to the same month in 2007, from %96.5 million to $74.5 million this year.

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

According to data from the National Free Zone Commission, the reduction in exports reveals that the crisis in the textile and manufacturing sector runs deep and is also affected by the financial shock and recession experienced by the US economy.

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