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Guatemala: Agroexports reach an annual growth of 6%

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Published Feb 21, 2024

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Guatemala's agricultural exports have seen a 6% annual growth over the past five years, reaching US$4,364 million in 2023. The AGRITRADE Expo & Conference, scheduled for March, aims to further boost this sector. Key exports include coffee, banana, sugar, cardamom, melons, peas, sesame seeds and unbranched cuttings and grafts, primarily to markets in the US, Japan, Mexico, Canada, Belgium, Taiwan, Chile, El Salvador, the Netherlands and Saudi Arabia. The AGEXPORT Market Intelligence Unit has identified potential growth in products like natural pitaya, passion fruit juice, fruit strips, vegan smoothie mix, vegetable tortillas, and chocolate-flavored beverages.
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Guatemala's agricultural exports have achieved an annual growth rate of 6% in the last five years. Closing 2023 with a total of US$4,364 million in exports from the agricultural sector. Along these lines, the new edition of AGRITRADE Expo & Conference will be held next March. The fair specialized in agribusiness will be held from March 13 to 15 in Santo Domingo del Cerro, Antigua Guatemala, with the objective of promoting agricultural development and increased exports, thus impacting sustainable economic growth, job creation and opening of new business opportunities. The general director of AGEXPORT, Amador Carballido commented “the end of 2023 was a year of stabilization in terms of the export of fresh products versus 2022. In that context, this year is very important since consumer trends are more defined. and the clear demands of what the market is asking for, and Guatemala has the opportunity to continue being an important global supplier.” He added that the event is an ...
Source: MXfruit
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