Guatemala boosts garment exports

Guatemala exported more garments to the United States and more textiles to the rest of Central America in April than it did in the same month of last year, official figures show.

Thursday, May 15, 2008

In the first four months of this year, garment exports reached US$118 million, a 35 percent increase on the same period of last year.



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