Record year for banana exports from Costa RicaStaff Writer | February 16, 2017
CORBANA (Corporación Bananera Nacional) announced that 2016 was a record year for banana exports.
Food trade Corporación Bananera Nacional:
The previous record was 116 million boxes in 1998 and 1999 with banana plantations representing nearly 50,000 hectares.
By 2016 plantations covered only 43,000 hectares, which refutes a decline in productivity.
Also record level for receipts that reach $986 million, more than thirty countries around the world have imported bananas from Costa Rica. ■