Nidera Uruguaya S.A. was awarded first place in the category of ‘modern dynamic export companies’ at the 2013 Export Awards in Uruguay. This annual event, which was attended by over 700 people this year, is organized by the Republic Bank and the Uruguayan Association of Exporters.
Regular attendees of the event are Mr Jose Mujica, president of Uruguay, and his vice-president Mr. Danilo Astori, as well as directors of the Republic Bank and the Association of Exporters. The ceremony commenced with a speech by the bank’s president, Mr. Fernando Calloia. In this speech, he mentioned that the main export items in Uruguay continue to be oilseeds (soybeans), followed by meat, dairy, grains and wood. In total, thirty companies received an award, most of which operate in the agricultural sector.