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Central American trade reaches $61 billion in first nine months of year

Friday, December 16, 2011

Central America's trade with the rest of the world reached $60.8 billion in the first nine months of this year, a 22 percent increase on the same period of 2010.

The increase was the result of 20.5 percent growth of year-on-year growth in exports and 22.7 percent in imports, the Central American Economic Integration Secretariat reported.

Trade among the nations of the region themselves reached $5.36 bilion in the nine months.

Original source (in Spanish): AFP