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Foreign investment to region grew in first half

Friday, October 11, 2013

Foreign direct investment to Central America grew in the first half of the year, according to a recent study by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, Eclac.

Costa Rica led the ranking with $2.03 billion in the period, 19 percent more than the same period last year.

Mexico surpassed its total foreign direct investment for 2012 in the six-month period this year, due to the purchase of beer company Modelo by Anheuser-Busch, valued at $13.2 billion.

Full story (in Spanish)