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Panama and Costa Rica lead in foreign investment

Wednesday, October 24, 2012


Panama and Costa Rica continue to top the list of Central American countries that receive foreign investment, according to the Economic Commission for Latin America, Eclac.

Guatemala showed the most growth in foreign investment, while El Salvador was at the bottom of the list.

Foreign investment to Panama totaled $1.4 billion during the first six months of the year, a 0.3 percent growth compared to the same period last year. Costa Rica obtained $1.5 billion, a 5 percent drop compared to last year.


Full story (in Spanish)