It has been reported that in 2014 the South American country imported $110 million in animal feed, 9% more than in 2013.
From a statement issued by the Costa Rica Foreign Trade Promotion Office (PROCOMER):
According to a study by the research firm ColombiaB & Optimos, 37% of the 1,500 respondents in different cities, said they had a pet. Of these, 70% said they have dogs, while 13% said they have cats. Approximately 10 million dogs and 4 million domestic cats are fed daily with concentrates. 56% of respondents buy food for their pet in supermarkets or large chains, 17% in stores, 14% in specialized stores, 13% from farms and the remaining 1% feed them with homemade food.
Costa Rican businessmen are exploring opportunities to strengthen trade relations, especially in the areas of metal-mechanics and chemical-pharmaceuticals.
Within Central America, Nicaragua is the leading destination for exports from Costa Rica, while, after El Salvador, Costa Rica is the second largest buyer of products and services for export Nicaraguan businesses , annually generating more than $500 million.
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