Positive Figures for Maquilas

In Honduras, the goal that companies in the sector have set is to create 15,000 jobs in 2018, and the number of posts generated from January to August adds up to 11,234.

Thursday, September 13, 2018

According to figures from the Honduran Maquila Association (AHM) at the end of 2017 the number of positions in companies in the sector totaled 145,595, and the goal they have set is to end 2018 with 160,000 people working in maquilas.

See also "Textile Trade Figures in Central America"

Laprensa.hn reports that "...The 15,000 new jobs correspond to the installation of new companies and the expansion of textile and electronic maquilas that operate in the free zones of the country. It also includes jobs in call centers."

See also "Central America: $252 million in industrial plants"

Regarding the new investments, the article states that "... highlights include the opening of a new industrial park that started operating in May, with an investment of $120 million."

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