Nicaragua will buy wheat from Russia after renewing agreement

Published Jun 24, 2022

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The Government of Nicaragua reported this Thursday that it will buy a new batch of buses and wheat from Russia, after renewing a cooperation agreement between the two countries. The announcement was made by the Nicaraguan Minister of Finance and Public Credit, Iván Acosta, after returning from the St. Petersburg Economic Forum, through government media.

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EFE.- According to the official, "there are 300 buses that we are finalizing with the banks and shipping companies, to bring them to the port of Corinto," on the Pacific coast of Nicaragua. We invite you to follow our Facebook page The minister also announced that Nicaragua and Russia are working on a new purchase of Russian wheat, as part of an annual agreement in force for several years. According to official data, since 2007 Nicaragua has acquired 1,100 Russian-made buses for collective urban transport, of which at least 550 received in 2021, after the shock that caused the death of a child who fell into the hole that was in the floor of a moving bus. In the case of wheat, Acosta stated that the program consists of the purchase of 120,000 to 130,000 tons of wheat each year. Sandinista leader Daniel Ortega, who returned to the presidency in 2007 after having coordinated a Government Junta from 1979 to 1985 and presiding over the country for the first time from 1985 to 1990, is ...
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