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El Salvador politics block private investment

Wednesday, July 16, 2014


 

Political instability, low competitiveness and a proposed fiscal reform are the key factors affecting private investment and economic growth in El Salvador, according to business leaders who participated in a survey by the country's private enterprise association, Anep.

For 91 percent of the participants, El Salvador's competitiveness has been declining.

Political instability was also more prominent in the minds of business leaders than crime, lack of infrastructure and high energy costs.

Full story (in Spanish)