The sector's importance in Guatemala:
The Guatemalan banana sector will export more than US$842.3 million in 2021, making it the region’s leading exporter and the world’s fifth largest exporter. The banana industry directly employs approximately 28,000 people.
of bananas worldwide
of bananas is shipped to the
United States (APIB, 2018)
of exports by 2021
and around 82 thousand indirect generated