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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 $36,479,850 $139,237,934
2010 $40,780,922 $151,226,559
2011 $49,185,206 $186,203,501
2012 $38,640,434 $218,590,661
2013 $45,168,539 $234,306,256
Product trade (2013)
21 HS Chapters
Canada - Honduras
Chapter Exports Imports
01 Animal & Prod. $270,296 $10,080,371
02 Veg. Prod. $801,489 $75,736,767
03 Fats, Oils & Waxes Prod. $375,260 $8
04 Food Prod. $1,590,596 $9,658,023
05 Mineral Prod. $136,477 $13,286,176
06 Chemical Prod. $19,176,591 $519,262
07 Plastics, Rubber Prod. $2,951,267 $63,011
08 Leather, Fur Prod. $19,613 $14,729
09 Wood Prod. $40,757 $562,735
10 Paper Prod. $1,583,645 $54,852
11 Textiles Prod. $1,505,376 $82,236,303
12 Dress Access. $19,036 $84,631
13 Glass & Stone Prod. $10,061 $22,669
14 Precious Metals/stones $ $7,758
15 Base Metal Prod. $2,503,102 $186,864
16 Mach. Mech. Elec. Prod. $12,180,879 $36,835,633
17 Vehicles and Equip. $1,000,498 $883,556
18 Specialized Inst. $571,905 $90,117
19 Arms & Ammunition $ $87
20 Misc. Articles $95,232 $3,981,020
21 Antiques $ $10

Capital: Tegucigalpa
Population (million): 8.098
Total Area: 112,090km2
Currency: 1 CAN$ = 19.16 Lempiras (HNL)(2013)
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: Mireya AGÜERO de 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) 19.37 1878.77
GDP per capita: ($) 2391.44 53518.54
GDP growth rate: (%) 2.56 2.01
Inflation: (%) 5.19 0.96
Unemployment: (%) 4.4 7.08

Trade and Investment (2013)

Canadian exports to country: $45,168,539
Canadian imports from country: $234,306,256
FDI in Canada: $ million (2012)
CDI in Honduras: $ million (2012)


Representation

Foreign Representation in Canada:
Ambassador Sofía Lastenia Cerrato Rodriguez

Canadian Representation Abroad:
Ambassador Wendy Drukier (Costa Rica)


April 2014
Sources include: Statistics Canada, IMF

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Date Modified:
2010-02-17