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Direct Line: Take Advantage of Nicaragua's Growing Economy

Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs
February 13, 2013


Topic: Take Advantage of Nicaragua’s Growing Economy! Export Opportunities for U.S. Businesses in the following sectors:

  • Building Products / Construction Equipment
  • Food Processing, Packaging & Baking Equipment
  • Medical & Dental Equipment
  • Beauty
  • Graphics

Host: U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua, Phyllis M. Powers

Date, time, time zone for call: Wednesday, February 13, 2013; 4:00-5:00 p.m. EST (3:00-4:00 p.m. Central American Time)

Brief description of call: Nicaragua is a country with a small, but growing economy with numerous sectors that are of interest to U.S. companies. U.S. products are often associated with higher quality, and as the economy grows so does the opportunity for U.S. exports. Ambassador Phyllis Powers will share her views on the opportunities that exist in Nicaragua, especially due to the Central American–U.S. Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR), and Nicaragua’s growing economy. She will describe the challenges and opportunities of doing business in Nicaragua. Please join Ambassador Powers to discuss the export opportunities in Nicaragua’s growing economy.

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