Investment in Nicaragua

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Nicaragua - Investment

The economy in Q1 failed to live up to Q4 2021’s double-digit growth, in part due to a base effect. An improvement in fixed capital growth wasn’t enough to outweigh the drags from slower expansion of exports and private and public consumption. In Q2, higher global fertilizer and fuel prices amid the war in Ukraine are likely depressing agricultural output. Rising import costs and inflation should also be denting private consumption despite strong remittances growth. Nevertheless, the government extended April’s price freeze on fuels and gas, with the measure to continue till late August, boosting household and public spending. In other news, on 7 June, President Ortega authorized the deployment of Russian military forces on home soil later in 2022, increasing the probability of new international sanctions.

Nicaragua - Investment Data

2015   2016   2017   2018   2019  
Investment (annual variation in %)27.7  -0.3  1.2  -26.4  -30.6  

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Nicaragua Investment Chart

Nicaragua Investment
Note: Annual variation of fixed investment in %.
Source: Nicaragua Central Bank and FocusEconomics calculations.

Nicaragua Facts

Value Change Date
Exchange Rate33.472.11 %Jan 01

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