According to the Data Processing Center for Exports (Cetrex), at the end of July, the total value of exports was $1.635 million.
"There was similar behaviour in the volumes of exported products, which until July 30, 2012 - according to Cetrex - reached 1.137 billion kilograms, up from 989 million kilograms last year, when they decreased slightly compared to the 1.051 billion kilograms in 2010", reported Elnuevodiario.com.ni
Economists forecast annual growth for 2012 of 17%, down from 2011 when it reached 22%.
Source: elheraldo.hn and elnuevodiario.com.ni
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This year the Center for Exports (Cetrex) projects an amount of exports ranging between $2.6 and $2.7 billion.
In the first month, January, alone exports totaled $224 million, 17.4% higher than in the same period in 2011.
"Jorge Molina, executive director of Cetrex noted that this will be a 'good year', as there is projected growth in the sale of sugar and beans, two products that provide high-volume exports.
In the first nine months of the year, exports recorded an increase in value of 23.66% compared to the same period in 2010.
According to the Center for Exports (CETREX) for the same period the volume of exports reported a decrease of 5.18%.
"Although there has been reduction in the volume various exported products, international prices of the country's leading exports, have remained high relative to 2010", reported Laprensa.com.ni
In April, a total of $121.2 million were exported, compared to $154.2 million during the same period last year.
Data from the Exports Processing Center, CETREX, reflect an increase of 7.33% in volume.
Elnuevodiario.com.ni published CETREX data: "The figures have improved in volume.
In the first nine months of the year the country exported $ 1,451 million, exceeding the total sales of 2009.
According to the Center for Export Procedures (CETREX) the total exports in 2009 totaled $ 1,434 million.
El Nuevo Diario reports that "CETREX also informed a 16.2% increase in volume of exports during the first nine months of 2010 compared to the period of 2009."