More Business for Nicaragua in International Fairs

The promotion of Nicaraguan firms in international markets during 2011 has already borne fruit in closed deals for $20 million.

Friday, June 10, 2011

During recent participation in Mexico’s Food Fair, six companies were able to do business with the Aztec nation, including Agropecuaria de Exportaciones, Parmalat Centroamérica and Cafetalera Castellón.

"This group of companies managed to purchase orders for six million dollars in products such as coffee, cocoa, cookies, fresh fish, cocoa liqueur, dairy products and juices", noted an article in
William Jacoby, vice president of the Association of Producers and Exporters of Nicaragua (APEN), commented that with these initiatives they hope to achieve exports of about $2,000 million in the year 2011.

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