Guatemala: Economic Activity Up 2% up to April 2018

Manufacturing and transportation were the sectors that accounted for most of the variation in the economic activity index during the fourth month of the year.

Friday, June 8, 2018

From a report by the Bank of Guatemala:

The economic activity measured by the IMAE estimate, in April 2018, showed a growth rate of 2.3% (1.7% in April 2017).  

This behavior was influenced by the positive result experienced, mainly, by the following economic activities: Manufacturing industries; Transportation, storage and communications; Wholesale and Retail; Financial intermediation, insurance and auxiliary activities; and Private services. 

The seasonally adjusted series registered a variation rate of -0.7% in April 2018 compared to the previous month (-0.1% in March 2018), while the trend-cycle registered a year-on-year growth rate of 2.8%, lower than that observed in the same month of the previous year (3.1%). 

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