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Monitor Report of GUATEMALA trade and GUATEMALA-China binational trade in 202105

 1.  Overview the trade of GUATEMALA in goods current year until 202105

According to Dalian Infobank, in 202105GUATEMALA's exports and imports of goods amounted to 3249.3797 million, and were up 49.32% comparing with the same period of last year. Among these, exports were up 23.55% at 1090.0360 million, and imports were up 66.88% at 2159.3437 million. And the corresponding trade deficit was 1069.3077 million and up 159.73%.

During the current year until 202105, GUATEMALA's total exports and imports of goods were 15398.5261 million and were up 26.74% comparing to the same period of last year. Among these, exports were 5546.1684 million and up 16.65%; imports were 9852.3576 million and up 33.23%. The total trade deficit was 4306.1892 million and up 63.08%.

If considering by country (region), UNITED STATES, CHINA, MEXICO, EL SALVADOR, HONDURAS were GUATEMALA's top five trading partners. During the current year until 202105, GUATEMALA's imports and exports to five countries/territories were 5190.0882 million, 1468.1868 million, 1291.4465 million, 1181.1184 million, 792.8396 million. These values correspond to 33.71%, 9.53%, 8.39%, 7.67%, 5.15% of GUATEMALA's imports and exports, and, respectively, were up 28.11%, up 56.74%, up 24.20%, up 34.92%, up 37.56% comparing to the same period of last year.

Current year until 202105, 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 202105, GUATEMALA's exports to these five countries/territories were 1704.8181 million, 652.0096 million, 525.0202 million, 311.9508 million, 219.8617 million. These values correspond to 30.74%, 11.76%, 9.47%, 5.62%, 3.96% of GUATEMALA's exports and, respectively, were up 14.24%, up 26.35%, up 36.19%, up 20.07%, up 18.50% comparing with the same period of last year.

Current year until 202105, 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 202105, GUATEMALA's imports from these five countries/territories were 3485.2701 million, 1344.2968 million, 1071.5848 million, 529.1088 million, 312.3289 million. These values correspond to 35.37%, 13.64%, 10.88%, 5.37%, 3.17% of GUATEMALA's total imports and, respectively, were up 36.20%, up 51.94%, up 25.43%, up 47.24%, up 26.90% comparing with the same period of last year.

During the current year until 202105, the trade surplus of GUATEMALA was mainly from HONDURAS, NICARAGUA, EL SALVADOR, SAUDI ARABIA, NETHERLANDS at 257.2007 million, 243.4364 million, 122.9007 million, 84.2346 million, 80.5691 million, and up 32.12%, up 20.42%, down 21.56%, down 42.56%, down 35.30%. And the trade deficits were mainly from UNITED STATES, CHINA, MEXICO, PANAMA, INDIA at 1780.4519 million, 1220.4069 million, 851.7231 million, 168.1789 million, 164.3925 million, and up 66.93%, up 46.54%, up 27.35%, down 0.04%, up 38.25%.

Current year until 202105, GUATEMALA's trade surplus or deficit with top five countries/territories During the current year until 202105,  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 1573.5069 million, 896.5253 million, 850.3573 million, 842.9769 million, 820.4453 million, which were up 49.53%, up 12.93%, up 52.15%, up 34.15%, up 40.69% comparing with the same period of last year and account for 10.22%, 5.82%, 5.52%, 5.47%, 5.33% of GUATEMALA's total imports and exports.

During the current year until 202105, 09, 61, 08, 17, 15 were GUATEMALA's top five traded commodities, with total import and export values of 885.5528 million, 549.4790 million, 537.0558 million, 374.9802 million, 275.5583 million. These values correspond to 15.97%, 9.91%, 9.68%, 6.76%, 4.97% of GUATEMALA's total exports and, respectively, were up 12.93%, up 33.69%, down 1.01%, down 12.13%, up 67.97% comparing to the same period of last year.

During the current year until 202105, 27, 85, 87, 84, 39 were GUATEMALA's top five traded commodities, with total import values of 1468.4225 million, 811.4918 million, 785.4792 million, 785.4024 million, 633.0095 million. These values correspond to 14.90%, 8.24%, 7.97%, 7.97%, 6.42% of GUATEMALA's total exports and, respectively, were up 57.04%, up 34.71%, up 47.74%, up 49.74%, up 44.50% comparing to the same period of last year.


2. Current year until 202105, GUATEMALA binational trade profile

According to Dalian Infobank, during the current year until 202105, GUATEMALA-China binational exports and imports of goods amounted to 1468.1868 million and were up 56.74% comparing with the same period of last year. Among these, exports from GUATEMALA to China were 123.8899 million and up 138.50%, imports from China to GUATEMALA were 1344.2968 million and up 51.94%. The total binational trade deficit was 1220.4069 million and up 46.54%.

During the urrent year until 202105, commodities with hs2 code, 72, 85, 84, 87, 39, were binational trade's top five traded commodities. They correspond to import and export values of 222.4069 million, 159.8874 million, 138.8244 million, 132.0551 million, 82.3292 million and makes up 15.15%, 10.89%, 9.46%, 8.99%, 5.61% of the total binational imports and exports. These values were also up 96.27%, up 51.29%, up 88.02%, up 100.29%, up 87.51% comparing to the same period last year.

During the current year until 202105, 72, 09, 26, 08, 17 were the top five traded commodities exported to China from GUATEMALA, with export values of 73.9473 million, 25.5434 million, 8.9458 million, 5.6388 million, 3.4717 million. These values account for 59.69%, 20.62%, 7.22%, 4.55%, 2.80% of GUATEMALA's total exports and were up 206.59%, up 136.26%, up 226.66%, up 241.56%, down 60.86% comparing to the same period of last year.

During the current year until 202105, 85, 72, 84, 87, 39 were GUATEMALA's top five traded commodities importing from China , with import values of 159.8874 million, 148.4597 million, 138.8243 million, 132.0551 million, 82.3254 million. These values account for 11.89%, 11.04%, 10.33%, 9.82%, 6.12% of GUATEMALA's total imports and were up 51.29%, up 66.43%, up 88.02%, up 100.29%, up 88.25% comparing with the same period of last year.


3.Analysis of import and export trends


Data Source: National Statistics Institute