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.

Sector Figures:

of bananas is shipped to the
 United States (APIB, 2018)

of exports by 2021
(Banguat, 2021)

and around 82 thousand indirect generated