International Trade in Honduras

International Trade in Honduras

Honduras is the poorest in Central America. Its economy is based mainly on agriculture, which represents approximately 15% of its wealth and employs nearly 40% of the workforce. Bananas, coffee and shrimp represent important sources of income for the country. The textile and clothing... Read more

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Overview About International Trade in Honduras

Economic Overview

Honduras is the poorest in Central America. Its economy is based mainly on agriculture, which represents approximately 15% of its wealth and employs nearly 40% of the workforce. Bananas, coffee and shrimp represent important sources of income for the country.

The textile and clothing manufacturing industry are also an important economic segment. The manufacturing sector globally accounts for slightly less than one third of GDP and employs 20% of the labor force.

Finally, the tertiary sector has a decisive impact on Honduras economy, as it contributes to more than half of the gross domestic product and employs nearly 40% of the active population. 

The country has some assets that have contributed to boosting its economic development, notably a good level of productivity as well as decentralization and privatization of numerous sectors. However, the country continues to struggle with a high unemployment rate, it has poor infrastructures and depends very much on foreign aid.

In 2009 the country has gone through an economic and political crisis, with a growth rate falling from 6% in 2007 to 2% in 2009. After the military state coup in Tegucigalpa, the new president

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