Farmer's Voice

Dominican Republic: Leaf Tobacco Exports Totaled US$ 600 Million In 2013

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Leaf tobacco exports in theDominican Republictotaled US$ 600 million in 2013, according to data released by the Tobacco Institute.  Eligio Arias, commercial director, and Victor Taveras, agricultural manager of the institute, who announced this at a press conference held as part of the National Agricultural Fair 2014, estimate that output will be similar in 2014. The officials said growers cultivated 100 tons of tobacco on6,426 hectaresduring the 2013-14 season, which ended in February (Dominican Today 3/21).