Honduras boasts one of the most sophisticated ports in Central America. Puerto Cortés has been certified as a megaport. Only Brazil and Argentina share this type of certification.

 

Round the clock
Service

To the U.S.
by ship

U.S. Customs
and border
security

Certified as a
megaport

Puerto Cortés is one of only three seaports in all of Latin America that have been certified by U.S. Homeland Security under the Container Security Initiative (CSI) and the Security Freight Initiative (SFI).

Financial Incentives

To attract foreign investment, the Honduran government has implemented a permanent tax exemption legislation for export industries, namely the manufacturing sector: automotive components, food and agribusiness products, medical devices, and light assembly.

Food
Industries

Light
Manufacturing

Medical
Devices

Textiles

Automotive
Components

Incentives
Import Taxes
Export Taxes
Sales and municipal taxes
Corporate Taxes
Profit repatriation taxes
Capital repatriation
Currency Exchange
Exemption Rate
100 % Exempt
100 % Exempt
100 % Exempt
100 % Exempt
100 % Exempt
Unlimited
Unlimited

Honduras has active free trade agreements with the following countries and regions: