Trade Commissioner: Diego Lechuga
Trade Manager: María Isabel Echeverría Blanco
Phone numbers: +502 24847261
Address: 3ra avenida 14-33 zona 14, Ciudad de Guatemala
Business Hours: 8:00 – 16:00 hrs.
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Guatemala is Central America biggest economy, representing a third of the region GDP. It has a population of almost 17 million inhabitants, is one of the three main destinations of the Chilean exports in Central America and it has positioned itself as a hub to gain access to the markets of El Salvador, Honduras, Southern Mexico, and the United States.
Along with Honduras and El Salvador, it is a member of the Northern Triangle: A customs union that allows the free passage of goods in a common market. Guatemala has four main harbours that allows the access to the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean. According to the Population Census from 2018, 61% of its inhabitants has between 15 and 64 years old, while a 5.6% has 65 years old or more. Which means that has almost 7.6 million economically active people.
The Guatemalan market is in a process of diversification of purchasing trends, thanks to the sustained growth of its middle class, which opens a great opportunity for consumer goods, capital assets and specialised services.
GDP 2019 (MMUS$): 143,416.68
GDP Per capita 2019 (US$): 9,019.70
Population (Thousands): 16,604
IMP CIF TOTALES 2019 (MMUS$): 19,882
EXP FOB TOTALES 2019 (MMUS$): 11,175
Importaciones CIF 2020 (mercado manda a Chile) (MMUS$): 113
Exportaciones FOB, no cobre, de Chile al mercado 2020 (MMUS): 124
*Data del año 2019