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$150 million boost for Honduras free zones

Friday, June 11, 2010

Three new companies are to set up free-zone (maquiladora) plants that will create 20,000 jobs in northern Honduras.

The new enterprises are scheduled to invest in some $150 million.

Honduras exports $3 million a year in textiles and wire harnesses to the United States, an industry that creates 112,000 jobs.

Original source (in Spanish): La Tribuna