Economic Section


The Economic Section is responsible for analyzing and reporting on economic developments in Honduras, as well as safeguarding and promoting U.S. economic interests. The section handles a broad array of bilateral and multilateral issues including: trade and commerce, economic development, public finance, money and banking, energy, foreign direct investment, telecommunications, and transportation. Fostering regional and multilateral cooperation constitutes a key part of our mission. The section also advocates on behalf of U.S. businesses, promotes U.S. goods in the Honduran market, and identifies and eliminates barriers to market access for U.S. companies.


Embajada de los Estados Unidos de America
Avenida La Paz
Tegucigalpa, M.D.C.

Telephone Numbers:

Fax Number: (504) 2236-9037
Phone Numbers: (504) 2236-9320, 2238-5114


You can contact our Embassy team using one mailbox:

The Minister-Counselor for Economic Affairs covers Macroeconomics, Central Bank, International Financial Institutions, and Donor Coordination issues.

The Deputy Director/Economic and Commercial Officer covers Trade (CAFTA, WTO), Export Promotion, Public Private Partnerships, Corporate Social Responsibility, Commerce, Investment and U.S. Department of Commerce Foreign Commercial Service oversight.

Our two Economic Officers divide their responsibilities into the following two portfolios:

  • Civil Aviation, Telecommunications, Transportation, Commercial Banking, Law Enforcement, Port Security, IPR, Land Disputes, Merida/CARSI, MCC, Money Laundering; Anti-Corruption/Transparency issues.
  • Environment, Science, Technology & Health (ESTH) issues, including Energy and U.S. Department of Agriculture oversight.

Our Economic Office Manager manages the day-to-day operations and whereabouts of the team.