Central America Investor Report: Bucking the trend

Central America Investor Report: Bucking the trend

Special Reports Central America Economy & Policy

China’s economic slowdown and the plunge in global commodity prices has hit much of Latin America, but the impact on Central America has been more subdued. From Panama to Guatemala, growth rates are looking stronger when compared to many other countries in Latin America, with cheaper crude prices actually providing a boon to many of the fuel-importing countries in Central America. An uptick in tourist spending and remittances are also giving a boost to the region’s economies. Panama has long been one of Central America’s most robust economies. But Nicaragua has also stood out for maintaining healthy growth levels, despite being one of the region’s least developed countries. The government of

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