Honduras spans about 112,492 km2 (43,433 sq mi) and has a population exceeding 9 million. Its northern portions are part of the western Caribbean zone, as reflected in the area's demographics and culture. Honduras is known for its rich natural resources, including minerals, coffee, tropical fruit, and sugar cane, as well as for its growing textiles industry, which serves the international market.
In 2010, an unprecedented social and political process was initiated in Honduras, which allowed including long term planning as the essential process for the country's economic growth and its holistic and including development. The contents of the Country Vision and Nation Plan Law is legitimized by a broad consultation process with all social sectors and gathers all the development expectations and the specifics of the different regions of the country.
The policy to promote national and foreign investment is one of the pillars of the Country Vision and Nation Plan Law which, taking advantage of the resources in a sustainable manner and reducing environmental vulnerability has among its objectives: “A productive Honduras that generates opportunities and decent jobs”. This creates the perspective that for 2038, the country will have consolidated the regional development model that will in turn become the regulating and normative instrument for productive investment. By this time, with a population of 13 million inhabitants, Honduras will be a leader in logistics, transportation, maquila, tourism, and natural resources rational use service provider, with a high level of energy, food, mineral and forest products generation.
The Country Vision and Nation Plan Law provides not only a friendly environment, as well as the standards and complementary initiatives for the best investment climate; but also fosters investments under the public-private partnership with efficiency and transparency guaranties, in line with another objective: “A modern, responsible, efficient and competitive State”, that by 2038 will have evolved and consolidated itself in terms of legal security for the citizens, businesses and investors.
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