$32.4 million for Guatemalan exporters

The Government, in association with the exporting companies will promote productive projects, expected to create 31 thousand jobs.

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Elperiodico.com.gt publishes: "The governmental commitment is to provide $22.2 million (Q175 million) in projects run by the Agricultural en Economics ministeries, whilst the exporting companies will invest $10.2 million (Q80.7 million)"

"Irrigation projects, distribution centers, craftsmanship, credit, Pro Rural and the strengthening of the Commercial Aggregates Project Abroad (Programa de Agregados Comerciales en el Exterior) , are the pillars in which this proposal is based".



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Panama: Government Promises to Buy Agricultural Production

April 2013

Besides buying red beans, black beans and rice, agreements have been made for the regulation of imports, seeking funding for the sector, and production insurance payments.

The agreement reached between producers and the Government of the country, states that the Institute of Agricultural Marketing (IMA by its initials in Spanish), will buy 50 thousand quintals of red beans at $65 per quintal, and 38,000 quintals of black beans at $45 per quintal.

Guatemalan cooperatives present economic proposal

January 2009

The rural development proposal for 2009 is for $108 million and is expected to generate between 150 to 200 thousand jobs.

Prensalibre.com reports: "One of the main projects is to channel $37 million (288 million quetzales) to housing programs.

The proposals includes plans to invest another $9 million (70 million quetzales) for the planting of corn, $10 million (80 million quetzales) for the irrigation and harvest of vegetables, and $15 million (120 million quetzales) for storage centers and financing."

USAID Impacts Nicaraguan SMEs

January 2013

Its predicted that a thousand jobs will be created by the Businesses and Employment Program of U.S. Agency for International Development in 2013 from the support provided to small and medium businesses in Nicaragua.

Danilo Cruz de Paula, said that since 2009 4,700 have been created in small and medium enterprises (SMEs) with financial support equivalent to $20 million, contributing to increased sales and exports equivalent to $24.4 million.

$230 Million For El Salvador’s Economic Growth Plan

July 2010

Auhtorities from the World Bank and El Salvador reaffirmed the Bank's support to create job opportunities and reactivate the country.

This new financing includes $100 million to support the country’s recovery through sound economic and social policies that are vital to addressing the needs of Salvadorians, particularly the most vulnerable, by protecting its income and consumption, and ensuring its access to health services.

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The Guatemalan Exporters Association is a private non-profit entity, established in 1982; that represents, promotes and develops non traditional exports of Guatemalan companies.
Operates in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Guatemala
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