Region to Share Market Information on Tropical Fruits

The project will support the standardization of methods to collate prices for fruits and other trading variables, with the aim of improving market intelligence in Central America.

Monday, October 3, 2011

A press release by American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture reads:

Central America, Panama, Belize and the Dominican Republic will share, on a regional platform, information emanating from the markets regarding its tropical fruits, in order to increase the competitiveness of the productive sector and identify export opportunities for agribusiness.

In two workshops held in Costa Rica, those in charge of the Information Systems for Agricultural Markets (SIMA in Spanish) of these countries shared tools and methodologies to analyze trends, risks and threats facing the marketing of fruit in the region. This analysis was done to facilitate decision making in business and politics.

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