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Investment in El Salvador back to post-civil war levels

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Investment in El Salvador -- including foreign, private and public -- is not only below the levels of other developing countries, but it has gone back to what it once was just after the civil war in the nineties.

Last year, investment to El Salvador was 14 percent of the country's gross domestic product, which means it has remained stagnant for decades.

The country is doing badly in competition, human development and doing business. But the worst aspect facing investment is crime, said El Salvador's Economic and Social Development Foundation.

Full story (in Spanish)