The largest economy in the Central American region,
Privileged geographic position: direct access to the Atlantic and the Pacific coasts in less than 24 hours,
Preferential access to key markets (USA and Mexico),
The largest demographic bonus in the region,
Leader in electricity cost and abundant natural resources.
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Q 7.75 = US$ 1.00
Stable exchange rate in the last 20 years.
4 out of 10 PRODUCTS manufactured in Central America are made in GUATEMALA.
Confidence in economic activity continues to grow 2020 50 → 2021 80
A GDP growth of 8% in 2021 and a 5.5% in 2022 is projected.
During the pandemic, Guatemala was one of the most RESILIENT countries in America.
GDP in 2020 -1.8%
FDI flows growth
GDP growth in 2021.
billions of total assets, a solid financial system.
moderate and stable inflation rate
during the last 12 years.
billion in international reserves, the largest in Central America.
in Latin America and the Caribbean in the macroeconomic stability pillar of the Global Competitiveness Index (2019).
billions, the country in Central America with the highest household final consumption expenditure.
Central America’s lowest sovereign debt to GDP ratio.
(-8.5) a (-7.0)
(-10.0) a (-9.0)
(-2.5) a (-1.0)
(-6.8) a (-6.7)