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Guatemalan textile industry sets $2 billion target

Friday, January 25, 2019


Guatemala's textile industry made record exports of $1.8 billion last year. This year the target is $2 billion.

The crisis in Nicaragua has favored the Guatemalan factories, with growing orders for textiles and garments.

Of last year's total, $1.3 billion of the exports went to the United States. Most of it was in sports dn fitness clothing in synthetic fibers.