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Regional development bank highlights weakness in economic growth of El Salvador

Monday, February 21, 2011

The Central American Bank for Economic Integration forecasts 1.2 to 2.2 percent growth for El Salvador’s economy this year, the lowest rate in Central America.

The bank’s chief economist said that Panama will have the region’s highest economic growth rate at 8 percent.

He also forecast growth of 7.4 percent for the Dominican Republic, 6.3 percent for Costa Rica, 4.5 percent for Nicaragua and 4 percent for Honduras.

Original source (in Spanish): Efe