$27 million in Deals at Apen Expo 2012

The twelfth edition of the ExpoApen Fair that will begin on September 28 in Nicaragua, is expected to attract more than 75 international buyers and close deals worth $27 million.

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Azucena Castillo, general manager of the Association of Producers and Exporters in Nicaragua (APEN), organizer of the event told the media that the registered companies "are direct representatives of supermarket chains and convenience stores in Central America, Europe, the United States, the Caribbean and Asia. "

"... interest from these potential buyers is focused on products that meet the quality and safety standards required in these markets. The fair will be feature agro-food products, handicrafts, wood and furniture products, seafood and metals like gold and silver", published Laprensa.com.ni.

During the event information will be released on the Regional Agricultural Development Programme.



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In the as yet unquantified number of meetings held, organizers estimate that sales achieved in the year 2012 exceeds $29 million.

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