Nicaragua: $30 Million in Deals at ExpoApen

In the as yet unquantified number of meetings held, organizers estimate that sales achieved in the year 2012 exceeds $29 million.

Monday, October 1, 2012

Azucena Castillo, general manager of the Association of Producers and Exporters of Nicaragua (APEN), when talking about the issue added that this means a new record in terms of purchase intentions on the part of participants.

This week, international buyers are scouring various production plants in order to realize the effects of contracts, said Sigrid Morales, director of the Office of Export APEN.

"Also needing to be added to the list are export contracts which include milk and juices that will be made firm in the coming days with Honduran companies, timber exports, coffee that will go to the European market and mining products that will be sold to European countries. Also in the calculations are the amount of placements made in the business rounds between firms.

According to estimates by Morales, those sales could increase the amount of sales achieved by the end of the XII edition of the show by three to four million. Therefore they will have succeeded in placing products worth 29 or 30 million", writes Gisella Channels for

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