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Fact Sheet

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Honduras

Official Title:
Republic of Honduras (República de Honduras)


General Information

Please note that all statistics reflect Canadian dollars, with some figures reflecting the yearly averages for the year. If listed as ’0’ or absent, the statistic is unavailable.
5-year trade
Canada - Honduras
Year Exports Imports
2010 $40,780,922 $151,226,559
2011 $49,185,206 $186,211,629
2012 $38,640,434 $218,590,761
2013 $43,717,021 $234,921,575
2014 $44,814,009 $244,682,013
Product trade (2014)
21 HS Sections
Canada - Honduras
Section Exports Imports
01 Animal & Prod. $2,410,987 $13,222,570
02 Veg. Prod. $797,715 $91,925,585
03 Fats, Oils & Waxes Prod. $136,125 $
04 Food Prod. $1,179,214 $10,047,094
05 Mineral Prod. $92,896 $1,126
06 Chemical Prod. $14,404,220 $603,822
07 Plastics, Rubber Prod. $2,539,122 $175,066
08 Leather, Fur Prod. $10,235 $11,725
09 Wood Prod. $115,700 $734,236
10 Paper Prod. $3,841,834 $162,338
11 Textiles Prod. $1,808,940 $85,853,764
12 Dress Access. $255,352 $43,217
13 Glass & Stone Prod. $170,040 $39,040
14 Precious Metals/stones $15,915 $5,986
15 Base Metal Prod. $2,722,576 $157,467
16 Mach. Mech. Elec. Prod. $12,141,062 $35,402,328
17 Vehicles and Equip. $1,132,931 $1,764,254
18 Specialized Inst. $374,228 $86,616
19 Arms & Ammunition $ $803
20 Misc. Articles $325,252 $4,439,493
21 Antiques $ $168

Capital: Tegucigalpa
Population (million): 8.264
Total Area: 112,090km2
Currency: 1 CAN$ = 18.2 Lempiras (HNL)(2014)
National Holiday: 15 September
Language(s): Spanish


Political Information

Type of State:
Democratic constitutional republic

Type of Government:
Unitary republic; unicameral National Congress with 128 members; elections for President and Congress held every 4 years.

Head of State:
President Juan Orlando HERNANDEZ Alvarado

Head of Government:
President Juan Orlando HERNANDEZ Alvarado

Ministers:
Vice President: Ricardo ÁLVAREZ
Minister of the Presidency: Reinaldo SÁNCHEZ
Foreign Affairs: Arturo CORRALES
Defense: Samuel REYES

Main Political Parties:
2013 elections: National Party (PNH): 48 Freedom and Renewal Party (LIBRE): 37 Liberal Party (PLH): 27 Anticorruption Party(PAC): 13 Others: 3

Elections:
Presidential & parliamentary: November, 2017


Economic Information (2014)

Comparative figures
Type Honduras Canada
GDP: ($ billion) 21.55 1975.58
GDP per capita: ($) 2607.63 55662.75
GDP growth rate: (%) 3.08 2.53
Inflation: (%) 6.08 1.9
Unemployment: (%) 4.5 6.92

Trade and Investment (2014)

Canadian exports to country: $44,814,009
Canadian imports from country: $244,682,013
FDI in Canada: $ million
CDI in Honduras: $ million


Representation

Foreign Representation in Canada:
Ambassador Sofía Lastenia Cerrato Rodriguez

Canadian Representation Abroad:
Ambassador-designate Michael Gort (Costa Rica)


August 2015
Sources include: Statistics Canada, IMF

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Date Modified:
2010-02-17