Potential Investment Sectors
ESAF Article 1
ESAF Article 2
ESAF Article 3
Free Trade Zones
In Focus Magazine Articles
Interview with the US Ambassador
Nicaragua's economy is one of the most dynamic things about the nation. In the last ten years, inflation has gone from more than 10,000% to 10% and foreign investment has jumped back and from nothing to more than 100 million dollars.
The country is ripe for investment because it is so under-developed. For example, instead of having a McDonald's every 10 blocks, Nicaragua's one and only Mc D's has just being completed. And tourism... Nicaragua's ecological attractions like beaches, volcanoes, and wildlife are almost completely untapped. Industrial sectors are hot too, because labor is really cheap and the government is desperate to bring in foreign investment.
The democratic governments which have been in place for the last 8 years promise a future of political stability and of improving economic conditions. Drastic steps are being taken to remedy the economic growth barriers which exist and as a result Nicaragua has been projected, by many respectable international organizations, to become the fastest growing nation in the Americas.
Check it out for yourself...
We're very proud of the comprehensiveness of our site, but some of it's pretty heavy. Case in point: the ESAF original document -- it's the longest, most boring, and most convoluted document I've ever read (which is why we made a summary of it).
In any case, the Investment Potential Studies are pretty interesting and they don't exagerate the facts. No matter what you do, make sure that you at least get to the Economic Summary. If you're not interested in getting in-depth but you want to know how Nicaragua is doing economically, it's for you. If you get bored with it all, just head over to the Multimedia section and listen to somebody spout their opinions or do something fun in the Interactive section.