U.S. Trade with Guatemala in 2022

Export Market Rank
#17 Among U.S. Agricultural Export Markets
Total Export Value
$1.85 Billion
3-Year Average
$1.6 Billion
Compound Average Growth
6.1% (2013-2022)
Total Export Value 2013 - 2022
Export Value by Commodity 2022

Top 10 Exports to Guatemala in 2022

Commodity Total Value (USD) Total Volume (Metric Tons) 10-Year Average Value (USD) 10-Year Growth
Corn $292.6 Million 977,624 $195.18 Million 220%
Soybean Meal $258.45 Million 512,812 $173.92 Million 54%
Poultry Meat & Prods. (excl. eggs) $175.64 Million 131,752 $124.91 Million 68%
Cotton $127.47 Million 43,387 $71.26 Million 194%
Wheat $115.77 Million 295,200 $124.96 Million -23%
Soybean Oil $96.47 Million 62,612 $57.03 Million 365%
Dairy Products $93.26 Million 21,740 $45.44 Million 307%
Pork & Pork Products $80.21 Million 26,178 $53.53 Million 192%
Beef & Beef Products $62.85 Million 8,687 $36.01 Million 303%
Processed Vegetables $62.77 Million 42,372 $39.26 Million 105%

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Data and Analysis

International Agricultural Trade Report

Opportunities for U.S. Consumer-Oriented Products in CAFTA-DR and Panama

The Dominican Republic-Central America Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR)[1] region and Panama combine to represent the seventh-largest market for U.S consumer-oriented products, totaling $3.7 billion in 2022.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Guatemala: Exporter Guide

The Guatemalan economy relies on foreign exchange generated by remittances, international trade, and the tourism sector. Guatemala represents a growing market for U.S. companies and is a country with relative economic stability. U.S. exports of agricultural products to Guatemala in 2021 increased 28 percent from year 2020, reaching $1.6 billion.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Guatemala: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Guatemala adopted science-based regulations for the adoption of agricultural biotechnology in 2018. These regulations were immediately challenged by activists but in 2021 the Supreme Court and Constitutional Court reaffirmed the legality of the regulatory process, paving the way for the approvals of the first applications in April 2021.

News and Features

USDA's Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Alexis Taylor arrived in Panama City today to launch an agribusiness trade mission. Taylor and a delegation of representatives from agribusiness and farm organizations and state departments of agriculture look to develop stronger ties and build economic partnerships between the United States and Panama and markets throughout CAFTA-DR region.
USDA's Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Alexis M. Taylor will lead a delegation of 26 agribusinesses and farm organizations to Panama City, Panama, from March 19 to 23.
January 4, 2023
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Food for Progress Program – FY 2021 Report to Congress

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