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Monitor Report of GUATEMALA trade and GUATEMALA-China binational trade in 202104

 1.  Overview the trade of GUATEMALA in goods current year until 202104

According to Dalian Infobank, in 202104GUATEMALA's exports and imports of goods amounted to 3117.4145 million, and were up 42.36% comparing with the same period of last year. Among these, exports were up 25.62% at 1038.8911 million, and imports were up 52.51% at 2078.5234 million. And the corresponding trade deficit was 1039.6323 million and up 94.03%.

During the current year until 202104, GUATEMALA's total exports and imports of goods were 12138.5386 million and were up 21.71% comparing to the same period of last year. Among these, exports were 4446.0358 million and up 14.81%; imports were 7692.5028 million and up 26.08%. The total trade deficit was 3246.4671 million and up 45.66%.

If considering by country (region), UNITED STATES, CHINA, MEXICO, EL SALVADOR, HONDURAS were GUATEMALA's top five trading partners. During the current year until 202104, GUATEMALA's imports and exports to five countries/territories were 3802.0011 million, 1509.1297 million, 989.4010 million, 820.3821 million, 570.3179 million. These values correspond to 31.32%, 12.43%, 8.15%, 6.76%, 4.70% of GUATEMALA's imports and exports, and, respectively, were up 12.05%, up 114.99%, up 13.64%, up 10.41%, up 21.16% comparing to the same period of last year.

Current year until 202104, GUATEMALA and the top five trade partners UNITED STATES, EL SALVADOR, HONDURAS, NICARAGUA, MEXICO are the top five countries/territories that GUATEMALA exports to in terms of the total export amount. During the current year until 202104, GUATEMALA's exports to these five countries/territories were 1348.3731 million, 514.6956 million, 410.6786 million, 243.7053 million, 178.5132 million. These values correspond to 30.33%, 11.58%, 9.24%, 5.48%, 4.02% of GUATEMALA's exports and, respectively, were up 11.23%, up 17.46%, up 29.00%, up 19.87%, up 19.49% comparing with the same period of last year.

Current year until 202104, GUATEMALA's exports to top five countries/territories UNITED STATES, CHINA, MEXICO, EL SALVADOR, COSTA RICA are the top five countries/territories that GUATEMALA imports from in terms of the total export amount. During the current year until 202104, GUATEMALA's imports from these five countries/territories were 2453.6280 million, 1410.6937 million, 810.8878 million, 305.6865 million, 197.6634 million. These values correspond to 31.90%, 18.34%, 10.54%, 3.97%, 2.57% of GUATEMALA's total imports and, respectively, were up 12.51%, up 112.67%, up 12.42%, up 0.29%, down 7.19% comparing with the same period of last year.

During the current year until 202104, the trade surplus of GUATEMALA was mainly from HONDURAS, EL SALVADOR, NICARAGUA, SAUDI ARABIA, NETHERLANDS at 251.0394 million, 209.0091 million, 189.6462 million, 87.7037 million, 77.7028 million, and up 51.24%, up 56.69%, up 22.57%, down 32.92%, down 29.62%. And the trade deficits were mainly from CHINA, UNITED STATES, MEXICO, VIETNAM, JAPAN at 1312.2577 million, 1105.2548 million, 632.3746 million, 147.0178 million, 146.0939 million, and up 110.05%, up 14.11%, up 10.57%, up 194.82%, up 180.84%.

Current year until 202104, GUATEMALA's trade surplus or deficit with top five countries/territories During the current year until 202104,  commodities with hs2 codes, 27, 09, 84, 85, 39, were GUATEMALA's top five traded commodities. They correspond to the import and export values of 1221.9255 million, 733.6658 million, 686.6136 million, 678.4213 million, 636.8256 million, which were up 34.31%, up 13.18%, up 46.94%, up 26.47%, up 32.74% comparing with the same period of last year and account for 10.07%, 6.04%, 5.66%, 5.59%, 5.25% of GUATEMALA's total imports and exports.

During the current year until 202104, 09, 08, 61, 17, 15 were GUATEMALA's top five traded commodities, with total import and export values of 725.4425 million, 437.0282 million, 434.8740 million, 313.3068 million, 210.4248 million. These values correspond to 16.32%, 9.83%, 9.78%, 7.05%, 4.73% of GUATEMALA's total exports and, respectively, were up 13.33%, down 3.37%, up 30.44%, down 7.56%, up 65.40% comparing to the same period of last year.

During the current year until 202104, 27, 85, 84, 87, 39 were GUATEMALA's top five traded commodities, with total import values of 1138.0911 million, 653.4374 million, 634.2517 million, 600.3865 million, 489.6699 million. These values correspond to 14.79%, 8.49%, 8.25%, 7.80%, 6.37% of GUATEMALA's total exports and, respectively, were up 41.37%, up 26.70%, up 45.05%, up 38.12%, up 37.04% comparing to the same period of last year.


2. Current year until 202104, GUATEMALA binational trade profile

According to Dalian Infobank, during the current year until 202104, GUATEMALA-China binational exports and imports of goods amounted to 1509.1297 million and were up 114.99% comparing with the same period of last year. Among these, exports from GUATEMALA to China were 98.4360 million and up 154.92%, imports from China to GUATEMALA were 1410.6937 million and up 112.67%. The total binational trade deficit was 1312.2577 million and up 110.05%.

During the urrent year until 202104, commodities with hs2 code, 85, 84, 72, 87, 39, were binational trade's top five traded commodities. They correspond to import and export values of 282.8781 million, 216.6460 million, 186.7747 million, 107.2211 million, 66.0732 million and makes up 18.74%, 14.36%, 12.38%, 7.10%, 4.38% of the total binational imports and exports. These values were also up 234.08%, up 262.16%, up 117.64%, up 117.60%, up 102.32% comparing to the same period last year.

During the current year until 202104, 72, 09, 26, 08, 17 were the top five traded commodities exported to China from GUATEMALA, with export values of 63.1972 million, 17.6107 million, 5.9661 million, 3.1384 million, 3.0235 million. These values account for 64.20%, 17.89%, 6.06%, 3.19%, 3.07% of GUATEMALA's total exports and were up 329.72%, up 122.82%, up 117.85%, up 184.06%, down 65.92% comparing to the same period of last year.

During the current year until 202104, 85, 84, 72, 87, 39 were GUATEMALA's top five traded commodities importing from China , with import values of 282.8781 million, 216.6459 million, 123.5775 million, 107.2211 million, 66.0203 million. These values account for 20.05%, 15.36%, 8.76%, 7.60%, 4.68% of GUATEMALA's total imports and were up 234.08%, up 262.16%, up 73.78%, up 117.60%, up 103.25% comparing with the same period of last year.


3.Analysis of import and export trends


Data Source: National Statistics Institute