Nicaragua: Dairy Sector Projected to Grow 10% in 2017

The union estimates it will manage to export $200 million, after closing 2016 with $172 million due to health conflicts that led to the temporary closure of neighboring markets such as Costa Rica.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

The difficulties faced by the dairy industry in Nicaragua in mid-2016 with the conflict over trade in dairy products with Costa Rica, and the temporary closure of the market in Honduras affected the overall performance of the sector, whose exports did not exceed the $200 million that had been achieved in previous years.

See also : "Purchases and Sales of Dairy Products in Central America"

Elnuevodiario.com.ni reports that "...The president of the Nicaraguan Chamber of the Dairy Sector (CANISLAC), Wilmer Fernandez, said this year they expected to grow by 10% and the value of exports would be around $200 million."

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