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El Salvador receives $171 million in foreign investment

Wednesday, July 6, 2011


El Salvador received $170.9 million in foreign direct investment in the first quarter of this year, the central bank reports.

During the whole of last year, foreign direct investment amounted only to $89 million. However, in this year’s first quarter Costa Rica received $468.1 million of foreign investment and Guatemala $177 million.

In the whole of 2009, El Salvador received $431 million of foreign investment.

Original source (in Spanish): La Prensa Gráfica