Tobacco: Booming Industry in Nicaragua
| There are 70 cigar factories in the country that produce close to 5,000 brands, and the sales they make to the U.S. surpassing the sales made in that country by companies from the Dominican Republic and Honduras.
Tobacco: Good Sales in Times of Crisis
| Despite Nicaragua's political and economic crisis, tobacco exports in 2018 totaled $222 million, 10% more than in 2017.
Meeting of the Tobacco Sector in Nicaragua
| From January 22nd to 27th businessmen and investors will be visiting plantations and taking part in business meetings as part of the International Festival Puro Sabor.
Business Between Central America and the Dominican Republic
| Pharmaceutical products, plastic, food preparations, sugar and confectionery, and electrical cables are the main products that are sold to companies in the Dominican Republic.
Tobacco Sector Exceeds Expectations
| In the first ten months of 2017, tobacco exports totaled $188 million, and the union of Nicaraguan producers estimates that by the end of the year they will have exceeded the annual goal of $218 million.
Nicaragua: Investment in the Tobacco Industry
| British American Tobacco has announced that it will be investing $4.5 million in the construction of offices and a distribution center measuring 17 thousand square meters, which will start operating in June 2018.
Nicaragua: Tobacco Exports Up 19%
| Premium cigars led Nicaraguan tobacco sales abroad in the first half of the year, registering a 19% increase over the same period in 2016.
Nicaragua: Exports of Tobacco Up 10%
| In 2016 5.5 million kilos of tobacco and tobacco waste were exported, equivalent in value to $59 million, 10% more than the value of exports in 2015.
Nicaragua: Tobacco Exports Up 11%
| In 2016 foreign sales of cigars grew by 11% over 2015, reaching $178 million, of which 84% were destined for the US market.
Tobacco Congress in Nicaragua
| From January 16 to 21st, 2017 entrepreneurs and investors in the sector will be visiting plantations and taking part in business meetings as part of the International Festival Puro Sabor.
Nicaragua Looking for New Markets for Tobacco
| The aim is to open markets in Europe and Asia in order to offset the decline projected in tobacco exports to the US because of new FDA regulations.
New Rules for Cigars in the US
| From August 8 premium handmade tobacco leaf cigars will be subject to the same regulation as cigarettes manufactured with additives.
USA Could Change Rules for Tobacco Imports
| The FDA is analysing changing the rules in order to apply the same rules for cigarettes manufactured with additives to premium handmade cigars and tobacco leaves.
Agritourism: Lifesaver for Farms
| Coffee and tobacco farms in Panama increase their performance when they are used not only as farms but also as rural tourism destinations.
Tobacco Industry Event in Nicaragua
| From 12 to 16 January 2016 the sector's entrepreneurs and investors will be visiting plantations and taking part in business meetings as part of the Puro Sabor Festival.
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