Daily Update

Crisis and its Impact on the Region

Crhoy.com, October 15

The complex economic and political situation that has affected Nicaragua since April continues to affect Central America, where exporters report losses of $45 million.

Crisis Affects El Salvador - Nicaragua Trade

Cost of Freight Transportation Becomes More Expensive

Washing Machines: Market Figures up to the 1st Quarter 2018

CentralAmericaData.COM, October 15

The Central American countries imported washing machines and their parts for $29 million between January and March 2018, and 70% were bought by companies in Costa Rica, Guatemala and Panama.

Printers: Business Figures in Central America

Refrigerators: Imports up to I Quarter of 2018

Nicaragua: Clothing Market Decreasing

elnuevodiario.com.ni, October 15

Imports of footwear and clothing fell 8% in the first half of the year compared to the same period in 2017, and production in the country contracted by around 30%.

Clothing: Imports increase 3%

Footwear: In Search of New Business

Pessimistic Expectations for Coffee

elmundo.sv, October 15

Because of the drought and the decrease in international prices, the trade guilds of the sector in El Salvador are projecting a decrease in production for the next harvests.

Negative Expectations for Honduran Coffee

Costa Rica: Limon Investment Forum

Food: $5 Million Tender

CentralAmericaData.COM, October 15

A two-year supply of breakfast, lunch and dinner rations for athletes, coaches and technicians are tendered in the Dominican Republic.

Fish Preparations: Growing Business with Italy

Purchases of Solid Soybean Waste Up 26%

Panama-China FTA: Third Negotiating Round

CentralAmericaData.COM, October 15

The third round of negotiations between the two delegations concluded on October 13th, in which subjects such as Intellectual Property, Cooperation and Rules of Origin were discussed.

China's plans in Central America

China - Panama FTA Negotiations Move Forward

Insecurity and Conflict Discourage Investments

elperiodico.com.gt, October 15

Lack of legal certainty, electricity theft and social conflicts are forcing businessmen in Guatemala's energy sector to choose to relocate their investments to El Salvador.

Energy Disputes and Costs

Renewable Energy: New 100 MW Solar Plant

Less Economic Growth in Costa Rica

Nacion.com, October 15

Partly explained by the decline in business confidence, the International Monetary Fund expects Costa Rica's economy to grow 3.3% each year in 2018 and 2019.

Slight Improvement in Confidence in the Economy

Confidence in the Economy Continues to Decline

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ECONOMICS

Better prospects on the economic horizon

CentralAmericaData.COM, October 4

"Despite temporarily slowing in 2018, the panamanian economy is poised for a rebound in the near...

LEGAL

Fragile Legal Certainty

CentralAmericaData.COM, October 1

Adverse court decisions against companies, social and political conflicts and fiscal issues are...

GOVERNMENT

A Disappointing Economy

CentralAmericaData.COM, September 21

The deterioration of public finances and the inability of the Alvarado administration to end the...

GOVERNMENT

The Real Impact of the Crisis

CentralAmericaData.COM, September 18

Five months after the socio-political crisis in Nicaragua, it is estimated that this year Gross...

INTERNATIONAL COMMERCE

Strike and Economic Losses

CentralAmericaData.COM, September 14

Exporters resent the effects of five continuous days of demonstrations, blockades and widespread...

PUBLIC FINANCE

The Privileged Announce They Will Strike

CentralAmericaData.COM, September 3

Like lemmings running towards a cliff, Costa Rica repeats the kind of actions that underscore...

BUSINESS AND INVESTMENT

Business and Insecurity

ElEconomista.net and..., August 27

Citizen insecurity, political uncertainty and low levels of investment are the main factors that...

PRICING

Prices: The Myth of the Ideal Margin

CentralAmericaData.COM, August 23

The search for the ideal margin is an aim that keeps a lot of business owners up late at night,...

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...

Economy

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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
7.725
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24.06
32.00
597.2
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Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - Thursday, October 25, 2018

Cumbre Centroamericana Industrial 2018

San Salvador, El Salvador

The event that will take place in San Salvador on October 24 and 25, will address issues such as trade, access to raw materials and current obstacles to business development and growth.

Event by: Departamento Editorial de CentralAmericaData.com

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Phone: (505) 83346335

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

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