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Canada-Honduras fact sheet

Official Title:
Republic of Honduras (República de Honduras)

General Information

Capital: Tegucigalpa
Population (million): 9.59
Total Area: 112,090km2
Currency: 1 CAN$ = 18.59 Lempiras (HNL) (2020- 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
Minister of the 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 (2019)

Comparative figures
Type Honduras Canada
GDP: ($ billion) 32.17 2,277.52
GDP per capita: ($) 3,353.23 60,806.37
GDP growth rate: (%) 2.65 1.64
Inflation: (%) 4.36 1.95
Unemployment: (%) 4.11 5.67

Source: IMF (estimates)

Product Trade and Investment (2020)

Canadian exports to country: $37,944,454
Canadian imports from country: $384,842,391
FDI in Canada (2019): $ million
CDI in the country (2019): $707 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
2016 $37,394,415 $351,526,666
2017 $43,061,945 $383,475,995
2018 $52,262,960 $389,788,530
2019 $33,023,885 $462,784,799
2020 $37,944,454 $384,842,391
21 HS Sections (2020)
Canada - Honduras
Section Exports Imports
01 Animal & Prod. $132,807 $10,348,501
02 Veg. Prod. $1,185,375 $156,014,770
03 Fats, Oils & Waxes Prod. $30,947 $297,965
04 Food Prod. $1,468,593 $4,837,454
05 Mineral Prod. $98,610 $683
06 Chemical Prod. $16,989,332 $548,618
07 Plastics, Rubber Prod. $4,123,859 $861,440
08 Leather, Fur Prod. $65,159 $170,466
09 Wood Prod. $88,820 $152,524
10 Paper Prod. $3,110,864 $66,008
11 Textiles Prod. $2,880,770 $135,150,595
12 Dress Access. $25,622 $130,168
13 Glass & Stone Prod. $194,526 $40,099
14 Precious Metals/stones $49,618 $569
15 Base Metal Prod. $343,056 $2,381,965
16 Mach. Mech. Elec. Prod. $3,553,408 $59,495,863
17 Vehicles and Equip. $963,374 $12,227,125
18 Specialized Inst. $328,481 $4,625
19 Arms & Ammunition $ $4,061
20 Misc. Articles $957,256 $2,083,533
21 Antiques $ $113


February 2021
Sources include: Statistics Canada, IMF

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