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Costa Rican exports surge by 13 percent year on year in first five months

Monday, June 21, 2010


The first five months of 2010 have been good to Costa Rican exports, which have increased 13 percent in comparison with the same period last year.

Thus far in 2010, Costa Rican exports have raked in over $4 billion, including revenues of more than $854 million in May.
 
The three major export sectors – industry, agriculture and fishing– all have reported significant gains over last year. Industrial exports, which include value-added food products and manufactured goods, have accounted for over 72 percent of total Costa Rican exports so far in 2010.
 
Original source: Tico Times