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Seafood earns Central America $1.9 billion in exports a year. Main markets are the United States, Europe and Asia

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Central America currently exports some 550,000 metric tons of fish and seafood a year, said Mario González Recinos, head of the Central American Fisheries Office.

Earnings from the exports are some $1.9 billion, a major contributor to the region’s economy. he added.

The main buyers of Central American seafood are the United States, Europe and, increasingly, Asia.

Original source (in Spanish): Panamá América