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Guatemala set an $8.5 billion in exports with 17.4 percent increase in 2010

Friday, February 11, 2011

Guatemalan exports set a record in 2010 at $8.47 billion, a 17.4 percent increase on the previous year.

Traditional exports, such as sugar, bananas, coffee and cardamom, generated $2.3 billion. Non-traditional exports amounted to $3.7 billion, while exports to the rest of Central America came to $2.4 billion.

Imports last year came to $13.84 billion, an increase of 20 percent.

Original source (in Spanish): El Periódico