Principle Business Associations

Provides references to the principal business associations, indicating which accepts U.S. companies. Describes the primary roles of those associations and to what extent they influence government actions.

Last published date: 2019-10-13

The American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham), established in 1982, accepts U.S. company membership and is one of the leading organizations promoting trade and investment between Honduras and the United States. Other principal business associations with a strong role in promoting private sector interests that contribute to economic growth and prosperity include the Honduran Private Enterprise Council (COHEP), umbrella organization for industry associations, and large chambers of commerce with a strong voice such as the Chamber of Commerce of Tegucigalpa (CCIT) and the Chamber of Commerce of Cortés (CCIC), among others.