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MARKET STUDY

Steel Sheets: Purchases Decrease 7%

CentralAmericaData.COM, October 17

During the first quarter of 2019, imports of iron and steel sheets in the countries of the region totaled $224 million, 7% less than reported in the same period of 2018.

Steel Sheets: More Regional Purchases in 2018

Steel Sheets: Regional Business Increases to 9%

How Many Apartments Are for Sale in Guatemala?

prensalibre.com, October 17

In the metropolitan area of the country, there are an estimated 87 vertical housing projects for socioeconomic segment C, offering 5,963 apartments.

Real Estate Fair: $180 Million in Business Agreed

Forecast for $11 Million Real Estate Investment

Paints: $20 Million for New Plant

prensalibre.com, October 17

The Guatemalan business group Solid, manufacturer of Paleta and Corona paint brands, will invest $20 million in a production plant in the Dominican Republic.

Cement: New Plant Built in El Salvador

Investment in New Paint Plant Announced

Coffee: Export Tax Remains Solid

laprensa.com.ni, October 17

The Ortega administration rejected the request of Nicaraguan coffee growers, who requested that the tax of one dollar per quintal exported be waived for the 2020-2021 harvest.

Coffee: Controversial Law Reform Approved

Coffee: Law Reform Tailored to the Government

Trade Intelligence Office in Panama

CentralAmericaData.COM, October 17

The new government agency will focus on investigating trade flows and identifying market opportunities for importers and exporters in the country.

NO More Trade Agreements, For Now

Panama to Restrict Trade Agreement with China

Poverty in Costa Rica Does Not Fall Back

CentralAmericaData.COM, October 17

During 2019, the proportion of households living in poverty in the country remained at 21%, which is identical to the percentage reported in 2018.

Business Expectations Fall 9%

Unemployment in Panama Increases to 6.4%

Honduran Cement Plant Closed

laprensahn.com, October 17

Argos announced the closure of its processing plant located in San Lorenzo, department of Valle, arguing that the current conditions of the cement market in the country are not the best.

Cement: New Plant Built in El Salvador

Cement Plants Report Red Numbers

Economy: Slight Improvement in Central America

CentralAmericaData.COM, October 16

After the economies of the region grew by 2.6% in 2018 as a whole, the IMF estimates that 2019 would close with a rise of 2.7% and could reach 3.4% by 2020.

Less Economic Growth, More Fiscal Deficit

Central America Towards 2019

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BUSINESS AND INVESTMENT

Selling Online to Stay Alive

Nacion.com, October 17

Changes in consumer preferences, which increasingly value ease, convenience and time savings in...

BUSINESS AND INVESTMENT

The New Rentership Society

Elpais.com, October 11

The growing tendency to lease rather than buy, not only real estate and cars, but also services...

GOVERNMENT

New Government: Optimism in the First 100 Days

CentralAmericaData.COM, October 8

The gradual abolition of price control, the creation of the PPP regulatory framework and greater...

POPULATION

Brands and Increased Life Expectancy

elfinancierocr.com, October 4

The growth in life expectancy generates multiple market opportunities for groups of people over...

EMPLOYMENT

The Paradox of Labor Unions

lahora.gt, October 3

Arguing to defend "the interests of the workers", labor union groups in Guatemala filed an...

BUSINESS AND INVESTMENT

Consumers: Purchasing Decisions and Budgets

elfinancierocr.com, September 27

Because between 2018 and 2019, the consumer's fixed expense free budget in Costa Rica is...

BUSINESS AND INVESTMENT

Brands: Create or Not Mobile Apps?

prensalibre.com, September 25

If brands want to take advantage of the 6 hours a day that Central American consumers connect to...

GOVERNMENT

In Which Countries Has Corruption Increased?

CentralAmericaData.COM, September 24

The Dominican Republic, Panama and Honduras are the nations in the region where the majority of...

MANAGEMENT

Management: How to Deal with Negative Scenarios?

frecuenciacr.com, September 20

Understanding the economic environment the company is facing, generating projections in real...

Economy

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2.88%
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257.4
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0.38
353.9
Exchange Rate
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33.58
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Grupo Industrial Latistmo S.A (GILATSA)

We are dedicated to the sale of office and school supplies, as well as stationery, with manufacturing prices and the possibility of delivery in any country of Central America and the Dominican Republi
Operates in Panama, Honduras, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Dominican Republic and Central America
Phone: (507) 2634871

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Koncar inem

Croatian company. Power electronic manufacturers
Operates in Costa Rica and Honduras
Phone: (+385) 13655902

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