Honduras
Limitations on Selling US Products and Services

Provides information on any manufacturing sectors or services where only citizens or a sub-set of the population in that country are allowed to own or sell.

Last published date: 2019-10-13

According to Article 7 of the Investment Promotion and Protection Law, natural or legal persons that establish their investments in Honduras are guaranteed that they will not be limited in access to markets regarding:

  1. The number of services and establishments
  2. Limitations on the total value of assets or transactions
  3. Limitations on the total number of operations or the total amount of production
  4. Limitations on the participation of foreign capital in terms of a maximum percentage regarding stock holding or the total value of individual or additional foreign investment.
  5. Measures that restrict or prescribe the specific types of establishment by which a foreign investor may conduct an economic activity.
Exclusions to this law include the following sectors:
  1. Remains of toxic, dangerous or radioactive waste.
  2. Activities that may affect public health.
  3. Small scale industry and commerce in compliance with article 337 of the Honduran Constitution.
  4. The manufacture, import, distribution and sale of weapons, ammunition and related articles in compliance with article 292 of the Honduran Constitution.