During last year, 2012, about $450 million was traded on the Agroindustrial stock exchange, 30% more than in the year 2011.
Felipe Arguello CEO of Bolsagro said, "Sixty percent of this increase was related to an increase in prices and forty percent was due to the efforts made by various brokerage houses working with us to increase volumes in the transactions. "
Agricultural companies stated their concern in the first meeting they held to analyze the Government's proposal.
Growers will be affected by the possible increase from 1% to 2.5% in retention to transactions done through Agricultural Exchanges, said Felipe Argüello, general manager at Bolsagro, the Agricultural Products Exchange.
METAGRO is a Guatemalan based manufacturer that provides high end solutions of agricultural transport equipment, we are focused on helping customers be more productive as they help to improve the quality of life for people around the world.
Operates in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama
Phone: (502) 2383 2720 - (502) 5595 9953
As part of the Agritrade Platform, Guatemala will participate for the 27th time in PMA Fresh Summit, the most important international trade show and convention of fruits and vegetables in the United States, which will take place at Anaheim Convention Center, California from October 17th to 19th.
Agro2 is committed to producing ethanol from cassava and food products for domestic consumption and export through the use of sustainable agriculture practices while serving as a model of agricultural production in the highly degraded Veraguas region of the Republic of Panama.
Operates in Panama
Phone: (507) 3949100