Inflation in Honduras
Honduras - InflationXiomara Castro of the left-wing Liberty and Refoundation Party will be installed as the new president—the first woman to take up the role—on 27 January. The focus of her presidency will likely be geared towards social issues, with pro-market and business reforms receiving less attention. That said, she will inherit an economy that will have recovered strongly last year from the Covid-19 pandemic, albeit at a slower pace in H2. In the third quarter, the economy grew 12.4% year-on-year (Q2: +25.9%). The slowdown came on the back of softer growth in private and public consumption amid a less favorable base effect, although the economy still exceeded pre-pandemic levels in the quarter. The pace of economic growth likely continued to ease in Q4: In October, growth in activity slowed due to contractions in the manufacturing and transport sectors, while growth in most other sectors cooled.
Honduras - Inflation Data
|Inflation Rate (CPI, annual variation in %)||3.2||2.7||3.9||4.3||4.4|
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Honduras Inflation Chart
Source: Honduras Central Bank and FocusEconomics calculations.
|Exchange Rate||24.59||-0.03 %||Jan 01|
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