Fishing center under construction in Panama

With an investment of $2 million, a center for the storage, trading and processing of marine products will be built at Rio Hato.

Thursday, January 29, 2009 reports: According to the Minister of Trade and Industry, Gisela Porras, the idea of the project is to have a center where fishermen from the area can deliver, sell, store and process their products, thereby strengthening their commercial operations.

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Contrasts in Costa Rican Fishing Industry

July 2013

Beyond the overall growth of the sector, fisheries managers say that they are being held back by the high price of fuel and electricity, and high interest rates.

Figures from the Foreign Trade Promotion Office (Procomer) reveal that between January and May three of the four major fishery products increased their exports compared to 2012, fresh or frozen fish grew by 22.46%, tuna 16.59 % and shrimp 59.71% while fish fillets decreased by 5.88%.

$ 2.6 Million for Storage Facilities in El Salvador

January 2011

Three of the four storage facilities have already started operations.

The centers will be built with funds from Fomilenio and will receive fruits and vegetables for distribution to markets and supermarkets with those whom already have a supply agreement.

The start for construction works is scheduled for the first half of 2011.

$2.3 Million for Collection Center in Panama

February 2010

A collection center for sea products will be built in the province of Coclé.

Its cost will be covered by a special fund approved by CENA, the National Economic Council.

“Commerce Minister Roberto Henríquez also explained that the project will create new business opportunities in the region, benefiting 200 over fishermen from 8 local associations”, reported

Guatemala: New Collection Centers in Pacific Coastline

January 2010

Two new collection centers for fishery products will be inaugurated today, in addition to the six already in place.

Located in Chiquimulilla, Santa Rosa and in the Port of Ocós, in San Marcos, the new centers will be able to store up to a ton of goods and also feature cold storage rooms and sales areas.

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