Guatemala recorded a trade deficit of 652.10 USD Million in December of 2018. Balance of Trade in Guatemala averaged -394.82 USD Million from 1995 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 68.20 USD Million in March of 1996 and a record low of -987.50 USD Million in October of 2018.

Balance of Trade in Guatemala is expected to be -600.00 USD Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Balance of Trade in Guatemala to stand at -1175.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Guatemala Balance of Trade is projected to trend around -1200.00 USD Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Guatemala Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -652.10 -816.00 68.20 -987.50 USD Million [+]
Current Account 122.20 84.50 642.60 -759.50 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 0.80 1.60 1.60 -8.40 percent [+]
Exports 931.00 877.30 1086.90 145.60 USD Million [+]
Imports 1583.10 1693.30 1881.10 214.00 USD Million [+]
Capital Flows 1845.80 1059.30 2619.80 76.30 USD Million [+]
Remittances 9287.80 8192.20 9287.80 96.50 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 6.90 6.90 7.06 6.66 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 0.21 0.51 2.64 0.00 [+]
Tourist Arrivals 585584.00 551230.00 654643.00 368746.00 persons [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 227.50 235.40 388.90 66.10 USD Million [+]
Crude Oil Production 10.00 10.00 28.00 7.50 BBL/D/1K [+]

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Guatemala Balance of Trade

Guatemala’s structural trade deficit reflects the country’s need for oil (over 25 percent of total imports). Guatemala is a net exporter of coffee, apparel, sugar and precious metals. The United States is the Guatemala's main trading partner with 38 percent of the imports and 40 percent of the exports. Others include: Mexico, El Salvador and Honduras. This page provides - Guatemala Balance of Trade - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Guatemala Balance of Trade - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-652.10 -816.00 68.20 -987.50 1995 - 2018 USD Million Monthly




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Germany 17900.00 Apr/19
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Switzerland 1906.00 Apr/19
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United Kingdom -2740.00 Apr/19
United States -50791.00 Apr/19


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