Buyers Mission Closes with more than $40 million in Business

The Buyers Trade Mission-BTM-2012 closed with a projected $41 million in business, which would exceed the 2011 figure of $38 million.

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

A press release from the Costa Rican Foreign Trade Promotion Office (Procomer) reads:

BTM closes with more than $40 million in projected business

The U.S., Spain and Canada were the countries with the most openings for Costa Rican products.

September 25, 2012. After 24 hours of negotiations, the Buyers Trade Mission-BTM-2012 closed with a projected $41 million in business, which would exceed the 2011 figure of $38 million. The United States stood out as the country that decided to buy the most Costa Rican products, followed by Spain and Canada, while, as a region, the first place went to the European Union.

The best sellers in this XIV Buyers Mission were pineapples, fresh and frozen, mangos, fresh and frozen, tubers, palms, chayotes, plants, flowers and foliage, snacks, sauces, tuna, arepas, jellies, dressings, articles of clothing, and construction.

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