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尼加拉瓜 Nicaragua 尼加拉瓜 Nicaragua

Basic Information

Area 130,688 km2
Capital Managua
Official Language Spanish
GDP per capita US$ 1,918.1
GDP US$ 12.520 billion
Imports US$ 4.768 billion
Exports US$ 2.852 billion
Currency Córdoba

Business Environment

Nicaragua has biggest territory in Central America which contiguous to Costa Rica by south, adjacent to Honduras by north and Pacific Ocean by west, Caribbean Sea by east.

The mort important industry of Nicaragua is agriculture that the major products are coffee, sweet corn, rice, bean, puccinia and sugar cane. Besides, Nicaragua develops prosperous livestock industry and beef is the second export item compare with the first one is coffee.


Presently, Nicaragua export processed beef and viscera to Central America countries, Mexico, USA, Japan and Taiwan. Nicaragua produce 80 million stere wood products, such as mahogany, teak tree, red sandalwood, rosewood, Chinese cypress, Pine, total 65 species. Nicaragua has rich fishery resource as perch, tuna, clam and mackerel, moreover, Nicaragua breed shrimp and share 30% outcome value of Central America, the top 3 of fishery export are langouste, prawns and breed shrimp.


Regarding to manufacturing industry, most of factories are located in export processing zone for food, metalloid product, oil-refining, chemical product, wood, tobacco leaf and ready-made clothes.

Top 10 import from Nicaragua

Year: 2020
Code USD
(3061700510) Whiteleg shrimp (Penaeus vannamei), frozen, smoked included 63,022,908  
(2023090207) Other shin/shank, intercostals, short plate, brisket, ribs, rib finger, thin flank, of bovine animals, boneless, frozen 17,587,888  
(17011400004) Other cane sugar, not containing added flavouring or colouring matter 11,788,051  
(17019990904) Other sugar, refined 9,616,363  
(3061112004) Rock lobster and other sea crawfish, not smoked, frozen 9,014,976  
(9011100007) Coffee, not roasted, not decaffeinated 8,868,848  
(3081930100) Other sea-cucumber, dried 8,630,918  
(72044990905) Other waste and scrap, of iron or steel 4,588,010  
(2062990992) Other edible offal of bovine animals, frozen 2,252,673  
(5040023228) Stomachs of bovine animals, whole and pieces thereof, frozen 1,330,145  

Top 10 export to Nicaragua

Year: 2020
Code USD
(10063000907) Other semi-milled or wholly milled rice, whether or not polished or glazed 3,288,919  
(54075200006) Other dyed woven fabrics, containing 85% or more by weight of textured polyester filaments 2,999,193  
(60041090003) Knitted or crocheted fabrics, of a width exceeding 30cm, containing by weight 5% or more of elastomeric yarn but not containing rubber thread, of other textile materials, other than those of heading 60.01 2,764,762  
(54074200009) Other dyed woven fabrics, containing 85% or more by weight of filaments of nylon or other polyamides 2,037,406  
(39021000902) Other polypropylene 524,370  
(22029990997) Other non-alcoholic beverages water, containing added sugar or other sweetening matter or flavoured (not containing dairy products) 468,584  
(85235100000) Solid-state non-volatile storage devices 400,352  
(59032090005) Other fabrics of other textile materials, impregnated, coated, covered or laminated with polyurethane, other than those of heading No. 59.02 379,741  
(84529090009) Other parts of sewing machines 372,177  
(85122019108) Other electrical lighting equipment for motor vehicles 337,272  


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