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Not a Good Year for the Food Industry

CentralAmericaData.COM, December 14

Truck robberies, high energy prices, excessive bureaucracy and the informal sector all took their toll on the growth of the Costa Rican food and beverage industry in 2017.

Interventionism in the Food Industry

Food Industry Calls for Better Government

Ceramic Products: Growing Business in Central America

CentralAmericaData.COM, December 14

In the first half of 2017, Central American countries imported $193 million worth of ceramic products, 5% more than the purchases in the same period in 2016.

Tire Imports from China Up 4%

Washing Machines Market in Central America

Tender: $12 million Construction Works

CentralAmericaData.COM, December 14

A tender is being launched for the construction of a health center in the province of Los Santos and a recreational park in the province of Panama.

Panama Government Purchase 2017-0-12-0-07-LV-023183

Tender: $13 million in Recreational Infrastructure

What Can be Exported to Finland?

CentralAmericaData.COM, December 14

Sauces and preparations, flavorings for food, fruit preserves, animal feed and cleaning products are some of the goods where there are opportunities in the Finnish market.

Imports of Animal Feed Up 10%

Costa Rica: Growth in Animal Feed Market

Growing Egg Production in Nicaragua

elnuevodiario.com.ni, December 14

Between 8% and 10% is the rate of growth in egg production this year estimated by the association of poultry farmers.

Egg Consumption in Nicaragua

Panama: Poultry Sector Figures in 2016

Sales of Electric Cars Growing Slowly

laestrella.com.pa, December 14

Even though tax incentives have been in place since 2012 for buying hybrid or electric vehicles in Panama, preference for these types of cars in the local market is still low.

Costa Rica: Incentives for Electric Vehicles

$4 million Tender of Electric Vehicles

Costa Rica: Coffee Harvest to Grow 14%

CentralAmericaData.COM, December 14

The 2017/18 crop could surpass the results of the previous cycle by 14%, thanks to favorable weather conditions and a year of high harvest cycle in the Los Santos area.

Nicaragua: $486 million in Coffee Exports

Productivity of Nicaraguan Coffee Improves

Optimistic Projections for Livestock

elnuevodiario.com.ni, December 14

The guild of farmers in Nicaragua plans to close 2017 with more than $700 million in exports of meat and dairy products.

Venezuela Stops Buying Nicaraguan Meat

Honduras: Taiwan Business Mission Arrives

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INFRASTRUCTURE & CONSTRUCTION

Public-Private Partnerships Not Being Leveraged

elsalvador.com, December 13

In the four years that the law of associations between the State and private companies in El...

ECONOMICS

Political Uncertainty and Economic Losses

laprensahn.com, December 5

Nine days after the presidential elections in Honduras an official winner has still not been...

ENERGY

The High Cost of Poor Management

Nacion.com, November 29

In Costa Rica, the state power company will have to pay $112 million to the contractor of the...

POLITICS

Elections and Political Uncertainty

CentralAmericaData.COM, November 28

Three days after the presidential elections in Honduras, all of the votes have not yet been...

PRICING

New Year, New Prices

fijaciondeprecios.com, November 24

The end of the year is a good moment to take stock of a company's pricing strategy and assess...

GOVERNMENT

Promising Features of the China - Panama Alliance

CentralAmericaData.COM, November 20

Flights between the Asian country and Tocumen, a feasibility study to build a train to the...

BUSINESS AND INVESTMENT

The potential of Public-Private Partnerships

CentralAmericaData.COM, November 15

When public resources are very limited, as it happens in Central American countries, association...

TRANSPORTATION

Uber: Yes or No?

elsalvador.com, November 10

Six months after the vice president of El Salvador himself welcomed the company into the...

EMPLOYMENT

The Wrong Recipe Against Unemployment

CentralAmericaData.COM, November 7

In Costa Rica a law iniatiative pretends to force companies to have 25% of their workforce...

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