Market data are usually the basis for decision-making in order to develop, build, buy or sell real estate.
In Central America, there is no unified database to view the regional real estate market as a whole to compare and make decisions on investment. This report collected data from Costa Rica, Belize, Nicaragua and Panama, and it includes national economic indicators to help situate the investment climate in each country.
After scraping the double digits in August, annual point to point inflation decreased in September and settled at 8.7%.
The data, which shows a drop of 1.2 points, provides some relief to the Government which had promised to keep the final yearly index below 10.
"This is an index that has been maintained below the double digits, which was our objective and, given the tendency of the decrease in the cost of fuel at this time, I believe that we are going to reach our objective," said the Minister of the Economy, Ricardo Esmahan. The data was made public yesterday and put the accumulated inflation since January at 6.9%
Surveys carried out by the National Statistics Insitutue (INE) determined that inflation (for the last 12 months) drop 0.94 percentage points, compared to August of last year.
Drop in price of goods such as tomatoes, potatoes, beans, gasoline, propane, for example, caused the cost of living (inflation) to record a new slow down last September, according to the month report from INE.
The Bank of Guatemala began 2008 with a forecast of a cost of living increase between four and seven percent this year, but the nation started the year with a jump of 8.39 percent and in June the increase touched 13.56 percent compared with the year-earlier figure.
"We see a scenario of inflation above the goal," admitted Bank of Guatemala President María Antonieta Del Cid de Bonilla, at the end of her report to the Legislature.
We are a private nonprofit dedicated to improving the quality of life of rural families through increased economic returns for producers and their families to improve the competitiveness of producers.
Operates in Honduras and Guatemala
Phone: (501) 2368 3130 - (501) 2368 3466
Expeditors, a publicly owned company, provides logistics solutions that touch on all aspects of the supply chain. For 30 years, Expeditors employees have worked diligently with our customers to increase order visibility, reduce surplus inventory, control inflated delivery-cycle times, monitor and assign accountability and reduce overall supply chain costs.
Operates in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Honduras and Panama
Phone: (506 ) 2437 4747 - (506) 2430 0327
METAGRO is a Guatemalan based manufacturer that provides high end solutions of agricultural transport equipment, we are focused on helping customers be more productive as they help to improve the quality of life for people around the world.
Operates in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama
Phone: (502) 2383 2720 - (502) 5595 9953
The company is dedicated to the manufacturing and installation of PVC windows and doors from the brand VEKA. Our commitment is to provide high quality products and the best service to our clients
Operates in El Salvador
Phone: (503) 2260 8844
Caribbean-Central American Action (CCAA) is a private, independent organization that promotes private sector-led economic development in the Caribbean Basin and throughout the Hemisphere.
Operates in Panama, Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador, Costa Rica and Caribbean Community
Phone: (202) 331-9467