30% Less Investment in El Salvador

In the month of January, investment management activity in the country decreased by 30% in comparison to the same month in 2008.

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Laprensagrafica.com publishes: "The president of PROESA, Ana Vilma de Escobar, indicated further that textiles is one of the sectors most affected by the difficult economic environment in part based on the fact that several stores in the United States have closed due to lower demand. ´Departments store closings signify lower sales of clothing garments,´ she said."

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Which Economies Attracted the Most Investment?

August 2019

Panama and Honduras were the only two Central American countries to report increases in foreign direct investment in 2018 over the previous year, with year-on-year changes of 36% and 3%, respectively.

The growth of investments directed to Panama, which concentrated 51% of the sub-regional total, explained the increase that was reached in 2018 in Central America (9.4%), since except Panama and Honduras, the Central American countries received less Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) than in 2017, explains the report "Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean 2019", produced by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC).

Guatemala: Foreign Investment Stagnates

December 2011

The country is not able to attract the capital that flows into the region, despite being the largest economy.

Costa Rica and Honduras are the countries who received the most foreign direct investment in Central America in 2011, leaving behind Guatemala near the bottom of the list.

$189 million invested in El Salvador

December 2008

This figure is for the 2008 period, which was 62% less than in 2007, when there were huge investments in the banking sector.

The new companies and those already established have invested $189 million in the country during 2008, and have generated 9,299 new direct jobs and 17,694 indirect, according to the yearly report from the Investment Promoter of El Salvador (PROESA).

Foreign investment in Guatemala decreases

December 2008

The flow of foreign investment has had its ups and downs in the last few years, and is expected to close this year, 2008, with a slowdown of 7% compared to last year.

In 2007, the growth of Foreign Direct Investment was 22.3 percent, while this year it closed at 15.8%, according to estimates from Invest in Guatemala, that were presented yesterday.

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