Private External Debt Up 11% in 2019

As of December 2019, the external debt of the private sector amounted to Ch$1,817 million, 11% higher than that reported at the end of 2018.

Friday, February 21, 2020

From the Central Bank of Honduras report:

The balance of private external debt at the end of 2019 was US$1,816.6 million, increasing US$175.6 million compared to the one reported at the end of 2018; result of a net use of US$191.4 million and a favorable exchange variation that reduced the balance by US$15.8 million.

Analyzing the balance of the private foreign debt per type of debtor, it was observed that the Private Financial Sector (SPrF) owes US$1,670.5 million (92.0%) and the Non-Financial Private Sector (SPrNF) owes US$146.1 million (8.0%). From the balance mentioned, the medium and long term debt was at US$1,043.8 million (SPrF US$907.8 million and SPrNF US$136.0 million); and the short term debt was at US$772.8 million (SPrF US$762.7 million and SPrNF US$10.1 million).

The public sector recorded a balance of external debt of US$7,699.0 million at December 2019, 4.4% higher (US$323.7 million) than at the end of 2018. Said increase is the result of a net use of US$336.7 million, counterbalanced -in part- by an exchange variation that reduced the balance by US$13.0 million (result of the appreciation of the US dollar against other currencies).

See full report (in Spanish).



More on this topic

Honduras: Private Foreign Debt Up 10%.

March 2020

As of January 2020, the country's private sector external debt amounted to Ch$1,802 million, 9.78% higher than that reported for the same month in 2019.

From the Central Bank of Honduras report:

The structure of the private external debt balance per type of debtor showed that the Financial Private Sector (SPrF) owes US$1,657.4 million (92.0% of the total) and the Non-Financial Private Sector (SPrNF) US$144.6 million (8.0%).

Honduras: External Debt Increases to 2%

September 2019

Up to July 2019, the external debt of the public sector reached $7.310 million, a figure 2% higher than that reported in the same month of 2018.

From the Central Bank of Honduras report:

The public sector external debt balance was US$7,310.2 million at the end of July 2019, US$67.7 million less than at the end of 2018.

External Debt: Figures up to June 2019

August 2019

Regarding the figure for the end of the first half of 2018, up to June of this year the external debt of the public sector of Honduras increased by $163 million.

From the Central Bank of Honduras report:

At the end of the first semester of 2019, total external debt (public and private) registered a balance of US$9,035.1 million, higher by US$16.2 million compared to December 2018.

Honduras: External Debt Up 3% in 2018

March 2019

At the end of last year, the public sector's external debt totaled $7.378 million, 3% more than the $7.145 million reported at the end of 2017.

The Public External Debt/Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Balance indicator at the end of 2018 stood at 30.5%, 0.6% lower than the figure reported at the end of 2017, informed the Central Bank of Honduras (BCH).

 close (x)

Receive more news about Debt Market

Suscribe FOR FREE to CentralAmericaDATA EXPRESS.
The most important news of Central America, every day.

Type in your e-mail address:

* Al suscribirse, estará aceptando los terminos y condiciones


Looking for Importers and distributors of furniture

Mexican manufacturer of office furniture seeks importers and distributors interested in dealing their products in Central America.
PM Steele is a 100% Mexican company, with more than 67...

Stock Indexes

(Apr 6)
Dow Jones
-5.60%
S&P 500
-5.10%
Nasdaq
-5.64%

Commodities

(Aug 7)
Brent Crude Oil
45.47
Coffee "C"
119.4
Gold
2,063
Silver
28.995