A project is being promoted for price risk management in order to reduce losses caused by constant changes in the international price of grain.
The Association of Producers and Exporters in Nicaragua (APEN) together with the Agricultural Exchange, SA (Bagsa) is promoting a digital platform on which producers can consult the international prices of their products and the development of a hedging instrument, ie insurance against falling prices. The proposal also aims to cover producers of rice and sorghum.
Business leaders see the government’s tax reform bill as insufficient and analysts suggest including more sectors in order to stimulate economic activity.
The Superior Council of Private Enterprise (COSEP) has stated that the tax reform bill that the government has sent to the National Assembly, was not consulted on with the private sector and they consider it "inadequate", reports El Nuevo Diario on its website.