Salvadoran Exports Down 17%

In the first half of the year $2.3 billion were exported, 17% less than the same period of 2008.

Monday, August 31, 2009

The country received $269.2 million for 'traditional' products (coffee, cotton, sugar and shrimp), according to data from the Central Bank.

"... for 'non-traditional' products (minerals, food, iron and steel products, water, paper, non alcohol beverages, among others), the country received $1.146 million", reported Mipunto.com.



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August 2013

During the first six months of 2013 the country sold $2.15 billion abroad, $325.7 million less than in the same period of 2012.

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Nicaraguan Exports Down 6.6%

June 2013

During the first five months of 2013 $1.1067 billion worth of goods were sold abroad, while in the same period in 2012 export revenues were $1.1852 billion.

The Center for Export Procedures (CETREX) reported a decrease of 0.94% in the volume of foreign sales, registering 849,563.6 metric tons between January and May compared to 857,605.6 metric tons in the first five months of 2012.

Salvadoran Exports Down 17.4%

November 2009

The country sold $3.219 in the first 10 months of 2009, down from $3.907 million in the same period of 2009.

Traditional exports dropped 2.3%, with $310.4 million in sales.

"Coffee was the hardest-hit: it sold $24.6 million less than last year, a 10.3% decrease", reported Laprensagrafica.com.

Panamanian Exports Decrease by 50%

May 2009

At the end of the first quarter, $216 million were exported, 50.2% less than during the same period in 2008.

There were 255.5 million kilograms sent abroad, a decrease of 59.1% when compared to the first quarter of 2008, according to data from the Comptroller General of the Republic.

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