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Attaché Report (GAIN)

Guatemala: CAFTA-DR Tariff Line Classification Issue

On December 18, 2020 the Guatemalan Ministry of Economy officially adopted the 6th Amendment of the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding Systems (HS) for international trade...
International Agricultural Trade Report

Opportunities for U.S. Snack and Confectionery Exports to Latin America

Two key free trade agreements – the Dominican Republic-Central America Free Trade Agreement (or CAFTA-DR) and the U.S.-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement – have stimulated U.S. agricultural exports...
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Guatemala: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Guatemala´s regulation allowing applications to approve biotech seeds for cultivation entered into force on October 1, 2019.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Guatemala: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

On March 15, 2019, Guatemala and Honduras approved a harmonized biotechnology and biosafety regulation for Genetically Engineered (GE) plants, the first in Central America.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Guatemala: Grain and Feed Annual

Production for Marketing Year (MY) 2020 is forecast at 2.02 million metric tons (MT), 1 percent above MY2019: a slight increase in area but yields continue at a very low 2.05 MT per hectare (Ha).
On April 26, 2019, Guatemalan Customs began implementation of a policy change allowing for multiple corrections to CAFTA-DR Certificates of Origin (COO).
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Guatemala: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

On May 29, 2018, Guatemala sent its draft biotechnology regulation to the World Trade Organization (WTO).
As of July 2018, Guatemala accepts U.S. exports of fishery products with a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Export Inspection Certificate.
Line graph showing the total U.S. agricultural exports to the northern triangle region of the Central America. Total exports in 2016 equaled $2.2 billion.
Central America’s Northern Triangle – which includes El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras – offers significant market opportunities for exporters of U.S. farm and food products.
Guatemala announced that it will open World Trade Organization (WTO) tariff quotas in 2018 for 5,000 metric tons (MT) of black beans, 150,000 MT of yellow corn, 50,000 MT of white corn....
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Guatemala: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Guatemala has a de facto moratorium on genetically engineered (GE) crops in place, but producer groups continue to pressure the Ministry of Agriculture to allow for the commercialization of GE corn...