Animal Feed: Purchases up 9%

From January to September 2020, Central American countries imported $360 million for animal feed preparations, 9% more than what was reported in the same period of 2019, a rise that is largely explained by the behavior of purchases from the U.S. and Mexico.

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Import of preparations for animal feed in Central America Al September 30th, 2020  

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Costa Rica, Main Buyer
From January to September 2020 the largest importer of animal feed preparations in Central America was Costa Rica, with $80 million, followed by Panama, with $72 million, Guatemala, with $67 million, Honduras, with $66 million, El Salvador with $46 million and Nicaragua, with $31 million.

During the first nine months of last year, Guatemalan imports increased 19% year-on-year, Salvadoran imports increased by 18%, Nicaraguan imports by 14%, Costa Rican imports by 7% and Panamanian imports by 4%.

In the case of Honduran companies, foreign purchases decreased 2% in year-on-year terms.

Central American Business Rising
Between January and September 2019 and the same period of 2020, the imported volume of animal feed preparations registered a 6% increase, going from 268,000 tons to 285,000 tons.

The imported value also grew considerably, from $330 million to $360 million, equivalent to an increase of 9%.

Following the general behavior, for the periods in question, the value imported from Mexico increased by 11%, from $64 million to $72 million, and purchases from U.S. companies increased from $66 million to $75 million, which is equivalent to a variation of 14%.

Origin of Imports
As of September 2020, 21% of the value of imports from Central America came from the U.S., 20% from Mexico, 3% from Spain, 2% from France, 2% from Colombia, 2% from Brazil and 1% from Peru.

For the months in question in recent years, purchases from Mexico have gained ground in terms of imported value, as in 2012 imports from that North American country represented 14% of the total and in 2020 that proportion rose to 2020.

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