Internet Shopping Increases in Guatemala

So far in 2013, internet sales amounted to $80 million, 23% more than in 2012.

Thursday, October 24, 2013

This was explained by Jorge Gomez, Guatemalan representative in the Latin American Business Courier Confederation. During 2012 Guatemala's eCommerce activities reported revenue of $65 million.

Gomez explained that of the 15 million inhabitants in the country, only 3.3% buy online and for the most part they are residents of Guatemala City.

Elperiodico.com.gt reports: "... despite there being "very few people" who are buying online, the growth is "big" in Guatemala, where 16% of the population has Internet access, according to figures from the World Bank in 2012".

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