Asia's Potential for Guatemala

Wood, seafood, coffee and frozen vegetables are some of the products already going to Asia and the aim is to promote the opening of a sales office in Hong Kong.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

According to Guatemalan authorities, the main import partner is China and in exports it is Japan. In 2013 exports to Asia generated $897.7 million, however, this figure is expected to be greater by the end of 2014, as Asian demand has increased.

Sergio De la Torre, head of the Ministry of Economy, told that "... It is believed that export opportunities are huge, and one of them is the space being opened by new generations after the introduction of non-traditional products for them. "

The President of the Guatemalan -Taiwanese Trade Chamber, Rolando Archila, said "... There is a possibility of expanding exports to Asia and he added that Guatemala has the ability to use Taiwan as a springboard to access other markets in the region. "

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