Sales of agricultural chemicals top US$40 million a year in Panama

Some US$40 million of agricultural chemicals are sold each year in Panama, making it one of the nation's leading businesses.

Monday, July 7, 2008

Official studies show that per capita consumption of agricultural chemicals in Panama is about six times the level of the rest of Central America.

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Central America: Prices of Imported Fertilizers Down 43%

August 2017

In the last five years, the average price of a kilo of fertilizers imported in the countries in the region fell by 43%, going from $0.54 to $0.31.

Figures from the information system on the the fertilizer market in Central America, compiled by the Business Intelligence Unit at CentralAmericaData: [GRAFICA caption = "Click to interact with the graph"]

Honduras: Prices of Imported Fertilizers Down 43%

June 2017

Between January 2012 and December 2016, the average price of a kilogram of fertilizer imported into the country fell from $0.65 to $0.37.

Figures from the information system on the the Market for Fertilizers in Central America, compiled by the Business Intelligence Unit at CentralAmericaData:  [GRAFICA caption="Clic para interactuar con la gráfica"]

Nicaragua: Good Prospects for Agrochemicals

January 2017

It has been estimated that in 2017 the sector producing and selling agricultural chemicals will achieve a performance similar to that of 2016, having ended the year with growth of 15% in sales.

The dynamism of agricultural activity in the country is the main reason behind the good performance of the agrochemical sector. Although official figures for the close of 2016 are not yet known, entrepreneurs estimate that growth was achieved in sales of around 15%.

Fertilizer Market in Nicaragua

April 2012

Price increases of between 10 and 15% are estimated in a market distorted by unexpected arrivals of shipments from Venezuela.

In 2012, prices could be between 10% and 15% higher. This year was no exception to the fluctuations, with the prices at the beginning of the year being up, then down, and at the moment prices are again rising, said Orontes Lacayo, president of the Nicaraguan Association of Formulators and Agrochemical Distributors (ANIFODA).

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