Increases in foreign direct investment exceed US $1,200 million: BCR

Increases in foreign direct investment exceed US $1,200 million: BCR

At the end of the third quarter of 2018, increases in foreign direct investment (IED) totaled US $ 1,221.8 million, reflecting an increase of 24.1% (US $237.2 million) with respect to the previous year.

Dinero | 16 / 01 / 2019 | Economy

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China announces tariff reductions for more than 700 foreign products

China announces tariff reductions for more than 700 foreign products

China has announced provisional tariff reductions on Monday, for more than 700 foreign products from the beginning of 2019, the official newspaper Global Times reports.

Economy | 27 / 12 / 2018

BCR: Growth of the economy will be 2.6% in 2018 and 2019

BCR: Growth of the economy will be 2.6% in 2018 and 2019

In the first three quarters of 2018, the real Gross Domestic Product registered an average growth rate of 2.6%, three tenths higher than the average registered in the same periods...

Economy | 27 / 12 / 2018

SIGET foresees a decrease in electricity prices in January

SIGET foresees a decrease in electricity prices in January

The general superintendent of Electricity and Telecommunications, Blanca Coto explained that the trend for January 2019 is a decrease in the prices of electricity.

Economy | 20 / 12 / 2018

How many salvadoran SME´s made formalization procedures in 2018?

How many salvadoran SME´s made formalization procedures in 2018?

The formalization of microenterprises has become an issue that is becoming relevant in El Salvador, since according to data from the authorities, 70% of the MSEs that operate the country...

Economy | 20 / 12 / 2018

Regulatory improvement and the elimination of bureaucratic barriers become laws

Regulatory improvement and the elimination of bureaucratic barriers become laws

The Legislative Assembly approved on December 12, with 60 votes, the Law of Regulatory Improvement; and with 66 votes the Law of Elimination of Bureaucratic Barriers.  

Economy | 20 / 12 / 2018