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Honduras Resident Representative Site

Resident Representative Office in Honduras

March 2010

This web page provides information on the activities of the IMF's office in Honduras, views of IMF staff, and relations between Honduras and the IMF. Additional information can be found on the Honduras and IMF country page, including official IMF reports and Executive Board documents in English and Spanish that deal with Honduras.

News and Highlights


IMF press statement on fiscal measures in Honduras

October 12, 2014 click for more

IMF Team to Conduct Second Review Under the Program with Honduras

Press Release, May 12, 2011 click for more

Informe sobre la estabilidad financiera mundial, octubre de 2010

Notas de prensa de los capítulos 2 y 3 click for more

Misión del FMI y el Gobierno de Honduras llegan en Principio a un Acuerdo Stand-By por US$196 Millones

Comunicado de Prensa No. 10/338 13 de septiembre de 2010 click for more

El FMI y Honduras Mantienen Discusiones en torno al Programa Económico del Gobierno

Comunicado de Prensa No. 10/313 11 de agosto de 2010 click for more

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Honduras and The IMF

Press Release: IMF Mission Concludes Visit to Honduras

September 12, 2014

Determinants of Banks' Net Interest Margins in Honduras

September 9, 2014
Author/Editor: Koffie Ben Nassar ; Edder Martinez ; Anabel Pineda
Series: Working Paper No. 14/163
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Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Honduras

June 13, 2014

Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of the 2014 Article IV Mission to Honduras

April 8, 2014

Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director of the Communications Department, International Monetary Fund

November 21, 2013

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Regional Economic Outlook: Western Hemisphere

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Growth across Latin America and the Caribbean is expected to remain subdued at 2.5 percent in 2014. The firming recovery in the advanced economies will support export activity, but this positive impulse is likely to be offset in many countries by the impact of lower commodity prices, tighter external financing conditions, and domestic supply bottlenecks. Renewed volatility in financial markets and a sharper-than-expected decline in commodity prices represent distinct downside risks. Faced with these challenges, policymakers should seek to preserve credible policy frameworks and ensure sufficient buffers to cope with adverse shocks. For fiscal policy, a neutral to tighter stance will be appropriate in most countries, while exchange rate flexibility and proactive supervision of the financial system should serve as the principal defenses against external volatility. To boost medium-term growth prospects, further efforts are needed to raise infrastructure investment, improve educational outcomes, and enhance the business environment. Click for more