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Nicaragua's tobacco industry to grow 20 percent

Friday, December 12, 2014


Nicaragua's tobacco industry grew 40 percent in 2013, and this year is expected to grow a further 20 percent, said Alejandro Martínez Cuenca, director of the Nicaraguan Tobacconist Association.

Last year, the country sold some 140 million cigars that reached $227 million.

Nicaragua exports cigars to 77 countries, including the U.S., China and Europe.



Source (in Spanish): El Nuevo Diario