Digital Industry Income Increases

During 2018, foreign sales by companies in the digital development sector in Guatemala totaled $37 million, 4% more than in 2017.

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Panama, United States, El Salvador, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Japan, Canada, Germany are some of the markets where the Digital Development Sector (SOFEX) of AGEXPORT innovated in its exports of specialized services, informed the exporting guild.

According to AGEXPORT, among the exported services are applications derived from agriculture, a new financial industry which applies technology to improve financial activities and Industry 4.0 which includes big data, the use of algorithms to process them and the massive interconnection of systems and digital devices.

Regarding the country's potential, the president of SOFEX of AGEXPORT, Devadit Barahona, said that "One of the greatest advantages Guatemala has in developing a digital development services industry is the promotion of young talent, which attracts attention to offer globalized and innovative services for productive sectors such as agriculture, e-commerce, education system, big data, digital marketing, among others to the markets of the United States, Panama, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Japan, Honduras, Costa Rica, Canada, Germany and other Latin American countries."

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