Builders Project Investments for $1.4 billion

The Salvadoran union for the sector foresees that investments in construction between 2018 and 2019 will add up to $1.4 billion, driven mainly by the execution of several public projects.

Friday, March 16, 2018

The Salvadoran Chamber of the Construction Industry (Casalco) reported that with the investment estimated for this and next year, it is expected that about 136 thousand jobs will be created. 

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Regarding investments in public infrastructure, the president of the Casalco, Ángel Díaz, told that they have "...' high expectations that this year the Government, through its institutions, will efficiently execute the approximately $640 million they have earmarked for public infrastructure under construction.'"

See also: "Central America: $655 million in Public Works"

The article highlights that "... FOVIAL, the MOP, the CEPA and FOMILENIO are the institutions that will be making the largest investments in logistics and road infrastructure. One of the most important projects is the expansion and remodeling of El Salvador International Airport, which has been pending for several years. On this side an air cargo terminal and other works will be built with the support of FOMILENIO II. FOMILENIO will also execute the extension of the highway that connects the airport with Zacatecoluca."

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