Private Capital Up 8.7% in Guatemala

Between January and the first week of August 2010, the level of private capital increased from $6.8 to $7.4 billion.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

According to information from the Guatemalan central bank, Banguat, the total for the period to August 2010 is $591 million higher than the same period last year, representing an 8.7% increase.

"So far in 2010 investments total $912.5 million, 1.3% up on the $901.1 million in 2009, which was 5.1% below the same period in 2008 when investments totaled $949.9 million," reports

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Honduras: Foreign Investment Rebounds

September 2016

In the first half of the year foreign investment totaled $652 million, almost 20% more than in the same period in 2015, driven by reinvestment on the part of companies already in the country.

From the report "Foreign Direct Investment Flows - II quarter 2016," by the Central Bank of Honduras:

FDI Increases in El Salvador

October 2011

In the first six months of the year Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 8.3% compared to the same period in 2010.

As reported by the Central Reserve Bannk, in the first half year the increase was $640.6 million, for a total $8,347 million.

The finance and insurance industry dominated most of the foreign investment received, with a cumulative total of $2843.6 million, 34% of the total.

FDI Grows by 15% in Honduras

October 2011

In the first six months of the year the country received $485.7 million in foreign direct investment (FDI).

According to preliminary data from the Central Bank of Honduras the amount exceeds the $62.4 million received in the same period in 2010.

An article in La Tribuna quotes information from the Central Bank, "...

Foreign Investment up 16% in Guatemala

December 2008

This year the flow of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) continued its upward trend, which has been maintained for the last 8 years.

According to data from the Bank of Guatemala (Banguat), as of November 27, 2008, the FDI was at $759.7 million while for the same period in 2007 it was at $656.1 million.

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