In the first nine months of the year $15.9 million worth of footwear was exported, which is 26% more than in 2013.
The sector's competitiveness in terms of labor costs, incentives to industry, preferential access to key markets and strategic location of the country, are the main factors attributed to the growth in exports of Nicaraguan footwear.
A bill aims to grant operating licenses every five years, categorizing companies according to the type of service they provide and to create a National Registry for Private Security Companies.
This bill seeks to regulate the 160 companies that offer the service nationwide and the companies that provide this service without any commercial purpose and to establish, among other things, to ensure the amounts collected from fees by these companies will be used to strengthen the National Police force.
Exporters claim that the lack of staff at border posts at certain times of the day is slowing the processes for customs clearance, security and sanitation issues.
Lack of staff and lack of coordination in the timetables for services provided to carriers are the main causes of the constant delays faced by companies that transport goods from Costa Rica to Central America.
A loan from the Kuwaiti government will be used to fund part of the construction of a new hospital in the province of Chinandega.
On October 18, the government of Nicaragua signed with Kuwaiti authorities a contract to build and equip a hospital in Realejo Township, in the province of Chinandega, 132 kilometers west of Managua. This contract is part of the total funding of the work.
Companies participating in the SIAL show in Paris made purchase offer deals worth more than $1 million and generated new markets in Europe and South America for products such as chia, crackers and organic cocoa.
The event was attended by a delegation of 12 member from companies in the Association of Producers and Exporters of Nicaragua (APEN), and succeeded in opening new markets for non-traditional products and increase their knowledge of the European market for future business deals.
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