Exports from Guatemala to Cuba Increase 68%

According to data from the Economy Department, in 2008 the total amount was $26 million compared to $15.5 million in 2007.

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Lorena Álvarez writes in Elperiodico.com gt: "Industrial products such as insecticides, disinfectants, soaps and detergents, waxes, wires, chemicals as well as milk and sauces prepared for cereals and food for animals swell the list of the articles with greatest demand on the island. In addition, rubber (oil cloth), spices and dry fruits are exported."



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Costa Rica's Exports Grow 12%

June 2012

The U.S. is the main destination for Costa Rican exports, accounting for 38.8% of cumulative exports between January and May, followed by the Netherlands (8.5%) and China (7.7%).

A statement from the Ministry of Foreign Trade reads:

Exports of goods grew 12% in the first five months of the year

Costa Rican Exports Grow by 18.6% in January

February 2012

During January 2012, the country exported $836 million, an increase of 18.6% compared to the same month in 2011, when it reached $705 million.

From a press release from the Ministry of Foreign Trade in Costa Rica (Comex):

The Foreign Trade Corporation (PROCOMER) has released the latest export data, which shows an increase in the export of goods from free trade zones (18%) and definitive system (18.6%).

172% Increase in Trade between Mexico and Guatemala

May 2009

In 2002 Guatemalan exports to Mexico were $ 116.66 million, while the figure was $501.31 million in 2008.

As for imports, they rose from $548 million to $1.388 billion. This is from figures reported since the entry into force of the FTA in 2002.

Byron Dardón wrote in Prensalibre.com: "Mexico sells Guatemala cellular phones, hard wheat, televisions, malt extract (to produce baby food), shampoos, iron, steel, wire and construction materials in general.

Guatemalan exports to Central American region doubles

January 2009

Exports to the other Central American countries went from $642.4 million to $1.01 billion, an increase of 57.7%.

According to elperiodico.com.gt, "The increase in sales is due to greater demand as a result of CAFTA-DR.

All together, exports have provided $4.84 billion in earnings for the country, some $808.3 million more than the previous year, according to a December 11 report from the Bank of Guatemala (Banguat)."

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