Trade deficit for Central America grows 11 percent
Central America's trade deficit grew 11 percent in January this year, according to the Secretariat for Central American Economic Integration, known as Sieca.
The figure represents a deficit of $2.37 billion, compared to the $2.18 billion in January last year.
Guatemala had the highest deficit, with $687 million, followed by Costa Rica with $601 million, El Salvador with $450 million, Honduras with $424 million and Nicaragua with $213 million.
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