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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
2009 $40,780,922 $151,226,559
2010 $49,185,206 $186,211,629
2011 $38,640,434 $218,590,761
2012 $43,717,021 $234,921,575
2013 $45,062,586 $244,572,450
Product trade (2013)
21 HS Chapters
Canada - Honduras
Chapter Exports Imports
01 Animal & Prod. $2,410,987 $13,222,570
02 Veg. Prod. $797,715 $91,912,651
03 Fats, Oils & Waxes Prod. $136,125 $
04 Food Prod. $1,179,214 $10,047,094
05 Mineral Prod. $92,896 $1,058
06 Chemical Prod. $14,408,477 $603,798
07 Plastics, Rubber Prod. $2,515,122 $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. $1,871,213 $85,757,682
12 Dress Access. $255,352 $43,207
13 Glass & Stone Prod. $170,040 $39,040
14 Precious Metals/stones $15,915 $5,986
15 Base Metal Prod. $2,793,790 $157,467
16 Mach. Mech. Elec. Prod. $12,262,140 $35,402,328
17 Vehicles and Equip. $1,153,686 $1,764,254
18 Specialized Inst. $374,228 $86,616
19 Arms & Ammunition $ $803
20 Misc. Articles $318,252 $4,439,493
21 Antiques $ $168

Capital: Tegucigalpa
Population (million): 8.098
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 (2013)

Comparative figures
Type Honduras Canada
GDP: ($ billion) 19.04 1881.42
GDP per capita: ($) 2351.37 53593.83
GDP growth rate: (%) 2.56 2.02
Inflation: (%) 5.19 0.96
Unemployment: (%) 4.4 7.08

Trade and Investment (2013)

Canadian exports to country: $45,062,586
Canadian imports from country: $244,572,450
FDI in Canada: $ million
CDI in Honduras: $ million


Representation

Foreign Representation in Canada:
Ambassador Sofía Lastenia Cerrato Rodriguez

Canadian Representation Abroad:
Ambassador Wendy Drukier (Costa Rica)


February 2015
Sources include: Statistics Canada, IMF

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2010-02-17