The sector's importance in Guatemala:

Sugar and its derivatives will account for an average of 3.73% of Guatemala’s exports by 2021, making it the country’s 8th largest export product and the 3rd largest exporter in Latin America. More than 54,000 direct jobs have been created as a result of the exchange.

Sector Figures:

in Latin America and
6th worldwide

in Guatemala were sugar and its derivatives

and 280,000 indirect

approximate sugar and glucose in Guatemala