Central America Marketing Efforts
October 19, 2017
According to the U.S. Dry Bean Council, U.S. dry bean exports to key markets in Central America continue on an upward trend. Exports to Costa Rica, Panama, El Salvador and Guatemala are all up significantly as of the latest FAS/GATS report. U.S. dry bean exports to Panama are up over 60 percent to 5,000 MT, up 48 percent in Guatemala to 3,370 MT and up 57 percent in El Salvador to 3,289 MT for the period September 2016 to July 2017.