In 2016 the imported value of spare parts for vehicles totaled $37 million, 9% more than the imports recorded in 2015.
Changes in imports
Between 2013 and 2016, the total value of parts for vehicles imported from Nicaragua grew by an average of 7%, with the highest increase in the year 2014, up 10% from 2013.
From 2014 to 2016 imports from China maintained an average growth of 15%, with the year 2015 registering the greatest variation, of 19%.
Origin of imports
In 2016, 19% of the value imported from Nicaragua came from the US, 18% from Japan, 16% from China, 10% from Thailand, 9% from South Korea and 6% from Mexico.
Between January 2012 and December 2016, the month that registered the maximum monthly import value was April 2016, when Nicaragua bought $4 million, while the month with the minimum import value was February 2013, with $1.9 million.