Costa Rica pineapples record growth in Q1
Costa Rican Foreign Trade Minister Anabel González announced the result at a press conference, releasing figures showing the country's agriculture sector exports had grown 7.5% during the period.
Coffee exports grew rapidly by 44.3% to US$177.8 million during the quarter, while banana exports fell 4.2% to US$234.6 million, the story reported.
González said total Costa Rican exports grew 5.2% to US$3.35 billion, with the U.S. as the biggest importer of Costa Rican produce, purchasing around 38%.
Central America was the second largest export destination at 20%, followed by the European Union (19%) and Asia (11%).
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