Central America Freight Transport Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

Central America Freight Transport Report

Central America Freight Transport Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Central America Freight Transport Report
Published Jan 09, 2016
128 pages — Published Jan 09, 2016
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After a weak ----, real GDP growth will pick up and reach -.- in ---- in Nicaragua, therewith increasing households spending power and leading road and air freight to grow by -.- and -.- respectively. Road freight will further benefit from the good trade dynamics in Nicaragua as the upswing in the US economy will increase demand for Nicaragua s export and will support remittances inflows. ...Over the medium terms infrastructure bottlenecks such as the extremely poor quality of roads and the fact that the government has no major road project in the pipeline will continue to constrain road freight growth. Also air freight will grow moderately only over the medium term with upside risks arising from the recent announcement of the Russian government to construct a plant for the manufacturing of Russian medicines in Nicaragua which may trigger increased trade of pharmaceuticals. The government of Nicaragua will continue to face difficulties to attract foreign investment, even more so in light of the upcoming elections in ---- which will lead to a drop in business confidence and growing social unrest. ...Further it came to press that Mc Kinsey exited the project. The Nicaraguan government has long claimed that a study by Mc Kinsey is crucial to attracting Western investors for the project.

...We expect trade in El Salvador to grow by a good -.- over ----. Similarly to many other Central American economies, El Salvador will benefit strongly from increased consumer demand in the United States, as the US accounts for nearly half of El Salvador s exports. ...On the back of these developments, road freight will grow by -.- over ---- and air freight by strong -.- . Through to ----, we forecast air freight to grow at strong -.- as capacity expansions and the decision of Bayer, German drug maker to modernise its plant in Ilopango will stimulate trade in goods, e.g. pharmaceuticals, which are often being transported via air. However, the weak business environment, more precisely security issues related to gang violence, will remain a major impetus to stronger growth in the freight mix. ...However, the weak business environment, more precisely security issues related to gang violence, will remain a major impetus to stronger growth in the freight mix. Further, over the long term, BMI sees strong risks for El Salvador arising from the TPP.

...The uncertain political environment will continue to pose risks to freight sector growth in Guatemala Guatemala s already poor business environment received a major blow in ---- when the economy was hit by two major corruption scandals which led to the resignation and arrest of President Perez Molina and new elections in October ----. The events will turn away private and public investment over the medium term and cause significant delays in the implementation of infrastructure projects, including transport infrastructure. ...

  
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