Nicaragua continued to buy grains, semi-processed foods and consumer-oriented products despite the COVID 19 pandemic. In 2020, U.S. agricultural exports to Nicaragua reached $276 million, an 11 percent increase from 2019. U.S. corn, pork, and poultry exports had double-digit gains. However, U.S rice exports to Nicaragua fell 24 percent due high U.S rice prices. There were no changes on Nicaragua’s import procedures in 2020.