And It'll Reduce Honduras's Trade Deficit

by Don Boudreaux on January 14, 2007

in Property Rights

I seriously doubt that the Honduras government’s "temporary" confiscation of oil-storage terminals owned by private oil companies will lead to long-run reductions in the price of fuel oil for ordinary Hondurans.  But, hey, there’s a silver lining around this confiscation: by making investment in Honduras less attractive, it will lower Honduras’s trade deficit!


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