Guatemala Exported $ 8,466 Million in 2010

2010 closed with record exports, an increase of 17.4% compared to 2009.

Friday, February 11, 2011

Revenues from traditional exports (sugar, coffee, bananas, oil and cardamom) were $ 2,316 million, according to the Bank of Guatemala.

"Sugar sales generated revenues of $ 725.9 million, up 43 percent versus $ 507.7 million in 2009, coffee exports totaled $ 705.5 million, an increase of 21.8 percent, and oil rose 19 percent to $ 227.7 million" , reports Elperiodico.com.gt.



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Guatemala Expects Record Exports

December 2010

In October, exports exceed $ 6.936 million, 15% higher than the $ 6.036 million of the same period in 2009.

According to calculations by Banco de Guatemala (Banguat) the total amount of exports in 2009 closed at $ 7.2 billion. The recovery in trade will allow a growth of 11.4% at the end of 2010.

Guatemalan Exports Increase by 25%

August 2011

In the first six months of the year, exports totaled $5,400 million.

The amounts sold abroad exceeded 25% of the $4,300 million from the same period in 2010, according to the Bank of Guatemala.

"Foreign exchange earnings from the sale of traditional products increased by 25.9 percent from $1.4 billion in the first half of 2010 to $1.7 billion during the same period this year.

Guatemalan Exports Increase 18%

July 2010

In the first five months of 2010, the country’s exports totaled $3.6 billion, 17.7% greater than in the same period of 2009.

Sugar was the sector that experienced most growth with $433 million worth of sales, an increase of 148%, according to Bank of Guatemala.

Regarding the other sectors, Elperiodico.com.gt reports that, “bananas exports totaled $159 million (down 14.8%), coffee $392.6 million (up 22.1%), cardamom $123.6 million (down 37.7%) and oil exports totaled $98.3 million, an increase of 69%.

Guatemalan Exports Up 16%

November 2010

In the month of September $ 6,284 million were exported, 16% higher than the same period of 2009.

The items which determined the increase are oil, sugar, cardamom, bananas and coffee.

"According to Banguat the total foreign sales of major products accounted for 28.9 percent, equivalent to U.S.

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