Guatemala to Explore Asian Markets
As part of its plans to increase exports to $13 billion a year, the Guatemalan Association of Exporters (Agexport) is encouraging entrepreneurs to pursue opportunities in Asia.
Friday, March 2, 2012
The Guatemalan Association of Exporters (Agexport) announced that by 2012 it expects to have reached a total of U.S. $13 billion in exported goods and services, about $2.6 billion more than in 2011, announced Francisco Menendez, the organization's president.
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Guatemala exports to South Korea and China have increased by 185% and 382%, respectively.
Exports to that market have increased in recent years, from $13 million in 2007 to $19 million in 2008.
Sugar, coffee, fishmeal, plastics and paper products are the best selling products to the Asian island.
The volume purchased by China in the recent harvest is equivalent to that acquired between 2005 and 2011.
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