El Salvador Needs a Government That Encourage Investment

One of the reasons for the poor performance of the Salvadoran economy is the uncertainty about political behavior at every election.

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

This was stated by Director of Economic and Social Affairs of the National Association of Private Enterprise (ANEP), Waldo Jimenez, who added that "... as time has gone on the Salvadoran economy has grown less, and what that means for citizens is that the country has less and less capacity to generate wealth ... ".

In his view, the causes of the slowdown in the economy are related to "political uncertainty generated by the behavior in every election, also in every plenary meeting, because every session is a roulette, we do not know what laws are going to come up and normally the laws they end up approving affect investors, private companies and citizens ... ".

"... What the country needs is a good administrator, a government that promotes investment, a government that simplifies procedures that are created in order improve, that encourages that more investment in infrastructure, more investment in power", the business leader said in an interview with Lapagina.com.sv.



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