Telephony Market Sums $ 2.1 Billion in Guatemala

Telephony revenue increased 10.5% between 2008 and 2009; the sector represents 6.5% of GDP and 8.3% of tax revenue.

Monday, November 29, 2010

According to reports published by Pyramid Research, the telephone market in Guatemala generated revenue of $ 2.1 billion in 2009, of which $ 1.37 billion (66%) were generated by mobile services.

The numbers also show the remarkable growth experienced by mobile operators in recent years: 4.5 million mobile lines in 2005 to 17.3 million in 2009, meaning there are now 126 phones per 100 inhabitants.

Pyramid told Elperiodico.com.gt that of the other countries in the region, the largest market is El Salvador ($ 1.4 billion), followed by Costa Rica ($ 905 million), Honduras ($ 658 million) and Nicaragua ($ 487 million).

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Trucks Imports in El Salvador

September 2013

During 2012, the country imported $101.3 million worth of trucks for the transport of goods, an increase of approximately 22% compared to 2011, when the figure was $ 83.2 million.  

A report on Truck Imports in El Salvador by CentralAmericaData offers a very detailed vision of the market for this product in the country.

Europe Monitors Seafood Market

May 2013

The EU has launched the European Market for Fisheries and Aquaculture, an interactive website which will collect updated information on the volume, value and price of seafood.

From an article by the Costa Rican Trade Promotion Office (PROCOMER):

The Brussels Seafood Fair, one of the most important trade events for the sector in Europe, was the location chosen by the European Commission (EC) to present its new Web tool, the European Market Observatory for Fisheries and Aquaculture (EUMOFA), a new interactive website and available to collect updated information on the volume, value and price of seafood along the entire value chain, from landing to the point of sale.

Guatemalan Internet Contrasted with Region's

July 2010

Comparison and analysis of both fixed and mobile connection charges.

An article by Jorge Coj Sam on The Black Box comments that, “a detailed analysis of the cost per Kbps with different companies in the Mexican and Central American markets uncovers several surprises”.

Comparing the cost of different connection speeds reveals a clear advantage in Costa Rica where charges are the lowest at most of the speeds offered.

Drug Imports in Guatemala

August 2012

In 2011, the Country imported $398 million worth of medicines, 13% than in the previous year, when imports summed $351 million.

CentralAmericaData's report on Drug Imports allows an in-depth study of this indudstry in the country. It makes it easy to analyze purchasing patters, identify and monitor the top products and supplier countries, as well as studying price trends, among other uses.

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