Honduras Freight Transport and Shipping Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

Honduras Freight Transport and Shipping Report

Honduras Freight Transport and Shipping Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Honduras Freight Transport and Shipping Report
Published Jun 18, 2016
31 pages — Published Jun 18, 2016
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South Korea and Central American countries held free trade agreement (FTA) talks in El Salvador on November ----- ----. The discussions focused on tariff concessions, liberalisation of the service sector, business investment, e-commerce, financial markets and intellectual property rights. ...The first round was held in September, covering areas such as trade dispute settlement, government procurement and country of origin rules, as well as technical barriers to trade and sanitary and phytosanitary measures. Infrastructure works worth more than USD-bn are to be carried out under the public-private partnership (PPP) model during President Juan Orlando Hernandez s administration, according to finance minister Wilfredo Cerrato, cited by La Tribuna. Hernandez s four-year presidential term started in January ----. ...In December ----, PPP promotion agency Coalianza awarded the --- year concession for the Palmerola Airport to a consortium comprising Inversiones Emco and Flughafen Munchen. Upcoming PPP projects include a concession for a highway between Tegucigalpa and Jicaro

...Over the past decade, Honduras has begun to slowly lose market share to Asian textile manufacturers, most notably China and Vietnam. The TPP will further boost Vietnam s competitiveness in comparison to Honduras by reducing US import tariffs on Vietnam. ...The TPP will further boost Vietnam s competitiveness in comparison to Honduras by reducing US import tariffs on Vietnam. At present, Honduras is able to access the US market under preferential terms of trade, laid out under the Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA); however, the TPP will negate the impact of the CAFTA countries beneficial access to the US market. These developments provide strong downwards risks for Honduras trade as, in light of the poor operating environment, as we do not believe that Honduras will be able to diversify its export base significantly away from textiles. ...These developments provide strong downwards risks for Honduras trade as, in light of the poor operating environment, as we do not believe that Honduras will be able to diversify its export base significantly away from textiles. Table: Trade Overview (Honduras ---------) ---- ---- ---- ----f ----f ----f ----f ----f Imports, real growth, y-o-y --.-- --.-- -.-- -.-- -.-- -.-- -.-- -.-- Exports, real growth, y-o-y --.-- --.-- -.-- -.-- -.-- -.-- -.-- -.--

...Economic growth will remain relatively robust in Honduras in the coming quarters. A stronger US consumer will augment demand for Honduras manufactured sector activity and support an uptick in remittance inflows. ...

  
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