A report by the Business Intelligence Unit at CentralAmericaData.com notes that in 2015 Central American countries imported $318 million worth of yarns, filaments and textiles, led by El Salvador with $157 million.
El Salvador was the main importer of synthetic filaments, strips and materials similar to synthetic textiles last year, according to data on the Textiles and Raw Materials Market compiled by the Business Intelligence Unit at CentralAmericaData.com.
In 2015 El Salvador led paper and cardboard exports in the region, with $263 million sold, followed by Guatemala, which exported $138 million and thirdly Honduras, with $112 million.
Figures for the Paper and Cardboard Market in Central America, from the Commercial Intelligence unit at CentralAmericaData.com, show that in 2015 the countries that make up Central Americaexported a combined total of 457,000 tons of paper, cardboard, and derivative products, equivalent to $693 million.
In 2015 countries in the region imported 130,650 tons of new pneumatic tires, worth $469 million, while Costa Rica exported 30,626 tons.
Data on the Pneumatic Tires Market in Central America, provided by the Business Intelligence unit at CentralAmericaData.com, shows that Guatemala led imports made by Central American countries in 2015, with a total of $132 million in value and 39,471 metric tons.
In 2014 imports of food preparations totalled $115 million, which is an increase of 22% compared to 2013.
Within this category, imports of composite preparations for the beverage industry recorded an increase of $18 million between 2014 and 2013, making a total of $53 million last year.In turn, imports of bread improvers recorded increase of 88% between the two years, going from $2 million in 2013 to $4 million in 2014.
Ongoing Emissions Report, Daily Report Movements, Movements and Historical Report, there are three new reports from the Superintendency of Securities.
An article on Crhoy.com reports that "... From Monday, the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (SUGEF) will have online information about the movements of the balances of emissions registered in the National Registry of Securities and Intermediaries, namely debt issues (bonds), equities and securities for participation of closed-end funds. "
2014 report on the Panamanian electricity market containing average prices for contracted capacity, demand, market participants, imports and exports.
According to the report made by the Public Services Authority of Panama, up to December 2014 energy sales in the spot market totaled $26.7 million, equivalent to 213,041 Mw / h. The greatest demand for energy was in July 2014, registering up to 1503.46 mw, while April was the month with the lowest demand, with only 1374.22 MW.
The website for the "Business Intelligence System of the Association Agreement between Central America and the European Union" summarizes the regulatory framework, procedures, market information and other topics of interest to exporting SMEs.
The Ministry of Economy of El Salvador has put online a "Business Intelligence System of the Association Agreement between Central America and the European Union", a website which aims to present the content and the benefits of the Association Agreement in a format which is simple and accessible, so that Central American exporters and importers can receive this information and maximize opportunities.
In 2011 the country imported $251 million worth of clothes, an increase of 12% compared to the previous year.
Examples of some of the data in the report:
Imports of men and childrens shirts increased by 46% between 2010 and 2011, going from $18.1 million to $26.5 million imported in 2011.
Meanwhile, imports of suits, ensembles, jackets (coats), dresses, skirts, skirt-shorts,trousers, breeches, and shorts, and shorts for women and girls increased by 13% between 2010 and 2011, and represented the largest increase in monetary level, going from $66 million to $74.7 million imported in 2011.