Guatemalan Exports to the Isthmus Decrease by 6.8%

In the first three months of the year, shipments of goods to the region totaled $502.2 million, 6.8% less than the $539.1 million shipped during the same period in 2008.

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Central America is the country's second largest trading partner, and El Salvador and Honduras the main markets.

Roxana Larios wrote in Sigloxxi.com: "Products from the extraction industry (oil, gas and mining) are the ones with the highest demand among Salvadorans. Where Honduras is concerned, iron and steel, various minerals, articles from the manufacturing industry and products prepared with a cereal base, among others, make up the bulk of the sales, according to Banguat."



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Guatemalan purchases in China fell -24.9%, meanwhile sales decreased -54.9%, when comparing August 2007 to that of 2008.

The international financial crisis has already begun to affect the country's economy. Data from the Bank of Guatemala (Banguat) show that imports as well as exports have fallen in the first 8 months of this year.

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Panamanian Exports Decrease by 50%

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At the end of the first quarter, $216 million were exported, 50.2% less than during the same period in 2008.

There were 255.5 million kilograms sent abroad, a decrease of 59.1% when compared to the first quarter of 2008, according to data from the Comptroller General of the Republic.

Salvadoran Exports Down 17%

August 2009

In the first half of the year $2.3 billion were exported, 17% less than the same period of 2008.

The country received $269.2 million for 'traditional' products (coffee, cotton, sugar and shrimp), according to data from the Central Bank.

"... for 'non-traditional' products (minerals, food, iron and steel products, water, paper, non alcohol beverages, among others), the country received $1.146 million", reported Mipunto.com.

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