Factsheet : Honduras

Official Title:
Republic of Honduras (República de Honduras)


General Information

Capital: Tegucigalpa
Population (million): 8.19
Total Area: 112,090km2
Currency: 1 CAN$ = 16.89742 Lempiras (HNL) (2016- Annual average)
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: María Dolores AGÜERO
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 (2016)

Comparative figures
Type Honduras Canada
GDP: ($ billion) 28.30 2,026.09
GDP per capita: ($) 3,455.33 55,924.85
GDP growth rate: (%) 3.61 1.47
Inflation: (%) 2.72 1.41
Unemployment: (%) 6.28 7

Product Trade and Investment (2016)

Canadian exports to country: $37,409,593
Canadian imports from country: $351,452,835
FDI in Canada: $ million
CDI in Honduras: $293 million


Representation

Foreign Representation in Canada:
Ambassador Sofía Lastenia Cerrato Rodriguez

Canadian Representation Abroad:
Ambassador-Designate James Hill (Costa Rica)


October 2017
Sources include: Statistics Canada, IMF

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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.
Bilateral Product trade
Canada - Honduras
Year Exports Imports
2012 $38,640,434 $218,590,761
2013 $43,717,021 $234,924,571
2014 $44,826,540 $244,773,852
2015 $40,000,510 $336,852,301
2016 $37,409,593 $351,452,835
Product trade (2016)
21 HS Sections
Canada - Honduras
Section Exports Imports
01 Animal & Prod. $1,576,731 $10,007,904
02 Veg. Prod. $1,199,738 $122,360,319
03 Fats, Oils & Waxes Prod. $513 $63
04 Food Prod. $1,079,762 $2,490,115
05 Mineral Prod. $225,433 $72
06 Chemical Prod. $10,626,294 $538,823
07 Plastics, Rubber Prod. $3,139,279 $64,449
08 Leather, Fur Prod. $57,343 $4,022
09 Wood Prod. $92,073 $633,969
10 Paper Prod. $3,004,110 $84,266
11 Textiles Prod. $1,642,623 $134,307,841
12 Dress Access. $59,009 $62,990
13 Glass & Stone Prod. $63,481 $113,529
14 Precious Metals/stones $15,717 $5,441
15 Base Metal Prod. $1,305,614 $174,427
16 Mach. Mech. Elec. Prod. $10,026,017 $60,071,727
17 Vehicles and Equip. $1,101,677 $17,151,035
18 Specialized Inst. $977,768 $22,200
19 Arms & Ammunition $ $6,670
20 Misc. Articles $867,513 $3,290,768
21 Antiques $ $321