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Taxes and the Stock Market

Crhoy.com, August 13

The proposal to increase the tax on interest on financial investments in Costa Rica could eventually make credit more expensive for both the private sector and the government.

Costa Rica: More Warnings Over Fiscal Deficit

Complicated Economic Scenario for 2018

Beer in Central America: Imports Growing

CentralAmericaData.COM, August 13

From January to March of 2018 Central American countries bought $40 million worth of malt beer from abroad, 46% more than the same period in 2017.

Bottled water: The Business in Panama

Furniture Market up to March 2018

Credit to the Private Sector Rebounds

elperiodico.com.gt, August 13

Up to July 2018, credit granted by Guatemalan banks to the private sector totaled $26.06 billion, 4.5% more than was reported in the same month in 2017.

Bank Credit On the Rise At the Beginning of 2018

Nicaragua: Bank Credit Up 14% in 2017

$6 million Sports Infrastructure Tender

CentralAmericaData.COM, August 13

The Panamanian Sports Institute is putting out to tender the study, design and construction of a baseball stadium and adaptation of a gymnasium.

$10 million Sports Infrastructure Tender

Tender: $10 million Sports Infrastructure

Central America: Fuel Prices up to August 13

CentralAmericaData.COM, August 13

Price of a gallon of regular gasoline: Costa Rica $4.34, Nicaragua $3.95, Honduras $3.78, El Salvador $3.52, Guatemala $3.50 and Panama $3.24.

Central America: Fuel Prices up to July 2

Central America: Fuel Prices up to June 18

Insurance Market Still Stagnant

elsalvador.com, August 13

Between the first semester of last year and the same period in 2018 the value of premiums written in El Salvador saw almost no change, following the line of the weak growth of 1% reported between 2016 and 2017.

Insurance Market Up 6%

Insurance Market up to May 2018

Honduran Shrimp will not Enter Mexico This Year

laprensahn.com, August 13

Because the creation of a new sanitary regulation in Mexico will take more than three months, it will be almost impossible to resume exports of fresh Honduran shrimp to the North American country this year.

More Obstacles for Honduran Shrimp in Mexico

Sharp Rise in Frozen Shrimp Exports

Paper and Cardboard: The Business in Guatemala

CentralAmericaData.COM, August 13

In the first quarter of 2018, companies in the country imported $173 million worth of paper and cardboard, and purchases in El Salvador totaled $23 million, 8% more than in the same period in 2017.

Bottled water: The Business in Panama

Air Conditioning: Market Figures up to March 2018

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ECONOMICS

Contagious Effect in Central America

CentralAmericaData.COM, July 24

Due to the crisis affecting Nicaragua and paralysis of construction in Panama between April and...

GOVERNMENT

Serious Damage to the Economy

elnuevodiario.com.ni, July 13

The twenty-five productive properties that have been invaded since the crisis began in Nicaragua...

MINING & GEOLOGY

The High Cost of Legal Uncertainty

prensalibre.com, July 4

One year after the suspension of operations at the El Escobal mining project in Guatemala, the...

PRICING

Prices and Perceived Value

CentralAmericaData.COM, June 29

To what extent can a higher price be considered an indicator of greater value for the customer?

TRANSPORTATION

Boom in Sharing Economy

prensalibre.com, June 28

The implementation of two applications used for home delivery services in Guatemala reinforces...

CENTRAL AMERICA INTEGRATION

Central America and The Cost of the Crisis

CentralAmericaData.COM, June 11

With the paralyzation of the cargo transport and the retention of about 6 thousand units in...

GOVERNMENT

Complicated Economic Outlook

CentralAmericaData.COM, June 7

In the optimistic scenario, which foresees an end to the crisis in Nicaragua by the end of...

PRICING

Lowering Prices is Not Always the Answer

CentralAmericaData.COM, June 1

When sales fall, changing prices and holding discounts and promotions is usually the first step...

GOVERNMENT

Proposal to Bring Forward Presidential Elections

elnuevodiario.com.ni, May 31

In search of a solution to the crisis that has Nicaragua on tenterhooks, the business sector has...

Economy

GT SV HN NI CR PA
Consumer Prices
4.71%
2.04%
4.73%
5.69%
2.58%
0.38%
Econ. Activity
183.7
210.3
236.2
156.1
4.43
318.7
Exchange Rate
7.483
n/a
24.03
32.00
570.2
n/a

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Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - Thursday, August 23, 2018

XXV Central American and Caribbean Poultry Congress

San Pedro Sula, Honduras

From August 21st to 23rd,2018, poultry sector entrepreneurs from the region and the Dominican Republic will be meeting in San Pedro Sula to take part in business meetings and discuss relevant issues for the sector.

Event by: Departamento Editorial de CentralAmericaData.com

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - Thursday, October 11, 2018

Regional event of the dairy sector in Costa Rica

Heredia, Costa Rica

Businessmen of the dairy and dairy sector will meet to discuss topics of interest and to present products.

Event by: Departamento Editorial de CentralAmericaData.com

Doitbit

Organization that operates in El Salvador, Guatemala and Guatemala.
Phone: (502) 42317585

Company Profile

Nicoya Volumetric SRL

Organization that operates in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama.
Phone: (506) 7073-8810 - (780) 504-9588

Company Profile

 

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