Guatemalan Economy to June 2010

The report from Guatemala's development foundation highlights improvement in key economic indicators as well as the impact of tropical storm Agatha and the Pacaya volcano eruption.

Monday, July 19, 2010

According to the country’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) compiled by the national institute of statistics, inflation for the first six months of the year to June rose 2.7%. The increase year-on-year was over 4%, in part due to the natural disasters that hit Guatemala in the second half of 2009.

June’s figure of 4.07% remains within the limits set by the country’s monetary committee of 4-6%.

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Construction Stimulates Economic Activity

August 2018

In Costa Rica, the year-on-year growth of 4.2% reported up to June is mainly due to the recovery of the construction sector, a phenomenon that has been observed in the data since March 2018.

In June, the country's economic activity, measured by the cycle trend of the Monthly Index of Economic Activity (IMAE), showed a year-on-year growth of 4.2%.  For the first semester of 2018, the average rate of change was 3.6%, while the accumulated rate for the last 12 months was 3.1%, reported the Central Bank of Costa Rica. 

Guatemala: Economic Activity Up 2.7% in January 2017

March 2017

The commercial sector accounted for most of the variation in the economic activity index in January, which recorded an increase of 2.7% compared to the same month in 2016.

From a report by the Bank of Guatemala: 

Economic activity measured by the estimated IMAE up to January 2017 showed an increase of 2.7% (3.3% in January 2015). [GRAFICA caption = "Click to interact with graphics"]

Economic Data on Guatemala 2013

February 2014

The Bank of Guatemala has published a newsletter entitled "Figures on Guatemala in 2013" which contains the most relevant economic data.

According to the report published by the Bank of Guatemala (Banguat) in the year to December 2013 inflation was 4.39%, while in 2008 it stood at 9.4%.

Trade Statistics for Central America

April 2009

Exports and Imports, Remittances, Economic Activity, Exchange Rate and Inflation in the 2009 SIECA Statistical Report.

The SIECA Secretary General, Yolanda Mayora de Gavidia presented the report as follows:

Central American economic integration is subject to permanent changes to individual member countries, regionally and internationally.

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