Guatemalan Exports Up 14.5%

Foreign sales in January reported $ 768.2 million, 14.5% more than the $ 671.1 million in the same period of 2010.

Monday, March 14, 2011

Data reported by Banco de Guatemala indicate that the biggest growth was in sales of traditional products, which increased 25.6%, noting that exports to Central America totaled $ 186.5 million.

"... imports stood at $ 1.192 million, up $ 267.6 million (29%) from the amount imported in 2010 ($ 924.3 million)," reported Prensalibre.com.



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Coffee and Apparel Give Guatemalan Exports a Push

December 2011

Up to October, foreign sales totaled $8.682 million, 25.3% higher than in the same period in 2010.

Coffee exports, up 12.5%, and apparel, up 12.1%, were decisive in the increase.

The United States remains the main destination for exports receiving 41.5% of the total, according to the Bank of Guatemala (Banguat).

Guatemalan Exports to Europe Fall 10.5%

June 2012

Sales to Europe are down 10.5% from $249.2 million up to April of 2011 to $222.9 million up to the same month in 2012.

The biggest drop was recorded in exports to Spain with a decrease of 49.3%, followed by Italy with a decrease of 25.8%, and Germany with 8.4%.

As of April 2012, total exports according to figures from the Bank of Guatemala, totalled $3,592,000.

Guatemalan Exports to Europe Up 17%

November 2014

Holland was the country that bought the most goods sold by Guatemala to the European Union between January and September, which totaled $684.76 million, 17% more than in the same period in 2013.

The goods most exported to the European Union (EU) are textiles, nickel, vegetables and coffee, with the main destinations being the Netherlands which recorded purchases of $219 million, followed by Belgium with $86 million, Germany with $79.5 million and Spain with $78.6 in the first nine months of the year.

Guatemala Exported $ 8,466 Million in 2010

February 2011

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

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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