$631 million have entered the country between January and June, 7.2% less than the $680 million during the same period in 2008.
Business Chamber Directors blame the decrease on a reduction of liquidity globally and a deterioration of the image of the country caused by the lack of security.
Jessica Gramajo in her article for Sigloxxi.com interviews the Executive Director of the Guatemalan American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham), Carolina Castellanos: “Guatemala isn’t working much to attract investments. The main problem…, is the lack of security for citizens; specially the crisis generated by the assassination of the lawyer Rodrigo Rosenberg.”
Guatemalan business leaders are optimistic about the election of the new president of El Salvador.
La Prensa Libre of Guatemala published the comments of several business leaders about future trade relations with El Salvador, which accounted for $973 million in exports and $692 million in imports in 2008.
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