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Nicaragua and Honduras restore the trade ties that were damaged by 2009 coup

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Nicaragua and Honduras agreed to remove restrictions and restore trade ties, decreased significantly after the military coup of June 28, 2009 in Honduras.

Nicaragua broke off relations with Honduras after the coup that ousted the country's constitutional president Manuel Zelaya, and trade showed a reduction thereafter.

In 2009, Nicaraguan exports to Honduras, mainly consisting of agricultural products, amounted to a total of $103 million, but they fell to only $64.7 million in 2010.

Original source: Inside Costa Rica