Private Capital Up 8.7% in Guatemala

Between January and the first week of August 2010, the level of private capital increased from $6.8 to $7.4 billion.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

According to information from the Guatemalan central bank, Banguat, the total for the period to August 2010 is $591 million higher than the same period last year, representing an 8.7% increase.

"So far in 2010 investments total $912.5 million, 1.3% up on the $901.1 million in 2009, which was 5.1% below the same period in 2008 when investments totaled $949.9 million," reports

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FDI Grows by 15% in Honduras

October 2011

In the first six months of the year the country received $485.7 million in foreign direct investment (FDI).

According to preliminary data from the Central Bank of Honduras the amount exceeds the $62.4 million received in the same period in 2010.

An article in La Tribuna quotes information from the Central Bank, "...

FDI Increases in El Salvador

October 2011

In the first six months of the year Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 8.3% compared to the same period in 2010.

As reported by the Central Reserve Bannk, in the first half year the increase was $640.6 million, for a total $8,347 million.

The finance and insurance industry dominated most of the foreign investment received, with a cumulative total of $2843.6 million, 34% of the total.

Foreign Investment up 16% in Guatemala

December 2008

This year the flow of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) continued its upward trend, which has been maintained for the last 8 years.

According to data from the Bank of Guatemala (Banguat), as of November 27, 2008, the FDI was at $759.7 million while for the same period in 2007 it was at $656.1 million.

Honduras: Foreign Investment Rebounds

September 2016

In the first half of the year foreign investment totaled $652 million, almost 20% more than in the same period in 2015, driven by reinvestment on the part of companies already in the country.

From the report "Foreign Direct Investment Flows - II quarter 2016," by the Central Bank of Honduras:

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