Low Public Investment in Honduras

The amount allocated to investment in public infrastructure in the 2011 budget is the second lowest in the last ten years.

Monday, December 6, 2010


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The investment, according to figures from the Central Bank of Honduras, is 6.72% of the total budget, making it the second lowest in the last ten years. The lowest was recorded in 2002.

"Among some Latin American countries, Honduras, with only 6.72%, has one of the lowest rates of investment. Countries like Uruguay earmarked up to 32.2% of its budget to investment. The same applies to Peru, which invested 31.6% in infrastructure," reported Laprensa.hn.

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