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Canada-Honduras fact sheet

Official Title:
Republic of Honduras (República de Honduras)

General Information

Capital: Tegucigalpa
Population (million): 10.12
Total Area: 112,090 km2
Currency: 1 CAN$ = 18.59 Lempiras (HNL) (2021- 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 Hernández Alvarado

Head of Government:
President Juan Orlando Hernández Alvarado

Ministers:
Vice President: Ricardo Antonio Álvarez Arias
Presidency: Ebal Díaz Lupian
Foreign Affairs: Lisandro Rosales Banegas
Defense: Fredy Diaz Zelaya

Main Political Parties:
2017 elections: National Party (PNH) - 61, Freedom and Renewal Party (LIBRE) - 30, Liberal Party (PLH) - 26, Anticorruption Party (PAC) - 1, others - 10

Elections:
Presidential & parliamentary: November, 2021

Economic Information (2021)

Comparative figures
Type Honduras Canada
GDP: ($ billion) 36.08 2,517.75
GDP per capita: ($) 3,566.03 65,864.62
GDP growth rate: (%) 12.53 4.54
Inflation: (%) 4.48 3.4
Unemployment: (%) 8.57 7.43

Source: IMF (estimates)

Product Trade and Investment (2021)

Canadian exports to country: $ 55,267,479
Canadian imports from country: $ 439,326,310
FDI in Canada: -
CDI in the country: $ 14 million

Source: Statistics Canada

Representation

Foreign Representation in Canada:
Ambassador Sofía Lastenia Cerrato Rodriguez

Canadian Representation Abroad:
Ambassador James Hill (Costa Rica)

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 figure is unavailable.

Bilateral Product trade
Canada - Honduras
Year Exports Imports
2017 $ 43,061,945 $ 383,475,995
2018 $ 52,262,960 $ 389,782,821
2019 $ 33,023,885 $ 462,787,322
2020 $ 38,122,902 $ 384,907,561
2021 $ 55,267,479 $ 439,326,310
21 HS Sections (2021)
Canada - Honduras
Section Exports Imports
01 Animal & Prod. $ 11,097,392 $ 11,674,787
02 Veg. Prod. $ 834,518 $ 169,944,615
03 Fats, Oils & Waxes Prod. $ 56,032 $ 12
04 Food Prod. $ 2,032,319 $ 7,350,776
05 Mineral Prod. $ 223,600 $ 2,434
06 Chemical Prod. $ 12,293,870 $ 755,777
07 Plastics, Rubber Prod. $ 4,467,775 $ 1,722,010
08 Leather, Fur Prod. $ 122,832 $ 380,923
09 Wood Prod. $ 427,984 $ 81,457
10 Paper Prod. $ 2,626,844 $ 68,262
11 Textiles Prod. $ 2,154,305 $ 167,898,554
12 Dress Access. $ 90,504 $ 243,783
13 Glass & Stone Prod. $ 45,865 $ 45,926
14 Precious Metals/stones $ 155,000 $ 1,414
15 Base Metal Prod. $ 434,868 $ 8,903,120
16 Mach. Mech. Elec. Prod. $ 12,914,190 $ 55,577,168
17 Vehicles and Equip. $ 1,248,146 $ 12,305,582
18 Specialized Inst. $ 754,649 $ 15,475
19 Arms & Ammunition - $ 554
20 Misc. Articles $ 2,067,730 $ 2,282,463
21 Antiques - $ 316


December 2022
Sources include: Statistics Canada, IMF

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