Guatemala is Looking to Improve Trade with China

With the Celebration of Guatemala's Day in Expo Shangai 2010, developers expect better results in the trade relation between these two countries.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Guatemala does not have trade relations with China, only with Taiwan, therefore it lacks any benefit when shipping its products.

“However, even with all these difficulties and with the small maneuvering area exporters have with China, the Exporters Chamber has the “challenge to improve commercial and friendship relations with Asia, and specially with China” and they expect that this Expo 2010 to open these doors.”

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