Agricultural Supplies: Opportunities in Mexico

Because Mexico is the third largest Latin American country in terms of area devoted to organic agricultural production, there are multiple opportunities to market inputs for this sector.

Monday, December 21, 2020

In terms of the number of hectares planted with organic crops, Michoacan, Chiapas and Oaxaca are the states that have 68% of the total planted nationally, according to an analysis prepared by Costa Rica's Foreign Trade Promotion Agency (Procomer).

You may be interested in "Fertilizers: Business between Central America and Mexico"

In the case of planted products, there are 60 that are of the fresh organic type, being cherry coffee, avocado, mango, banana and red tomato, the five main ones, according to cultivated area.

Learn about the "Study of the agrochemical market in Central America and the Dominican Republic"

Regarding the inputs that are already commercialized, we highlight the repellents and insecticides of organic origin based on high concentrates of garlic extracts and fungicides of biological origin that contain strains of beneficial microorganisms.

Biofertilizers and inoculants formulated based on vesicular-arbolic endomycorrhizae, which facilitate the acquisition and absorption of water, phosphorus and nitrogen by plants, are other types of inputs that have potential for sale in the Mexican market.

Download the report "Commercialization of Inputs for Organic Agriculture in Mexico".

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Agrochemicals: Market Opportunities in Ecuador

July 2020

Because the Ecuadorian market is highly dependent on imports and its local industry is incipient, there are opportunities for bulk exports and packaging in the South American country.

To enter the market, products can be sold to distribution companies, whether these register the products themselves under their own brand, import in bulk/concentrate, repackage and distribute, or do so under the manufacturer's brand and import and distribute ready-to-retail products (this can be on an exclusive basis), explains a study by the Foreign Trade Promotion Agency (Procomer).

Agrochemicals in Central America: Purchases Up 3%

May 2018

In 2017, the total import value of insecticides, herbicides and fungicides in Central American countries totaled $689 million, registering a 3% increase with respect to 2016.

Figures from the information system on the Market for Insecticides, Herbicides and Fungicides in Central America, compiled by the Business Intelligence Unit at CentralAmericaData: [GRAFICA caption = "Click to interact with graph"]

Opportunity for Fertilizers in the Dominican Republic

June 2017

Among the main products demanded by the Caribbean country are pesticides and organic fertilizers, bio-controllers, biological, botanical and general products for non-conventional agriculture.

From the executive summary of Procomer's study of "Pesticides and Fertilizers in the Dominican Republic" 

Nicaragua: Sales of Agrochemicals Down 30%

September 2014

A reduction in crop yields due to the lack of rain is affecting the marketing of these products, in cases such as herbicides, there has been a 40% drop in sales.

Less demand for fertilizers, herbicides and other agrochemicals needed to tend crops is causing an increase in inventories kept by marketers and generating greater downward pressure on the price of such products.

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