The U.S. represents Guatemala’s largest trading partner, and Guatemala is a net importer. Under CAFTA-DR, 95% of U.S. agricultural exports enter Guatemala duty free. Guatemala eliminated the remaining tariffs on virtually all U.S. agricultural products in 2020 (a few product categories will be eliminated over subsequent years – e.g.; rice and dairy products).
Guatemala is the largest market for U.S. exports of consumer food products in Central America. Guatemala is also the largest U.S. export market for processed foods in Central America after passing Panama in 2020.
U.S. Food & Agricultural Product Imports to Guatemala, By the Numbers
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Focused Trade Mission to Costa Rica – Foodservice and Retail
March 4 – 5, 2024
Due to the nature of the global pandemic and its impact on international travel, please consider resources such a www.travel.state.gov when determining if this event is appropriate for you or your company.
Top U.S. products in demand:
March 6: Arrive in Guatemala City
March 7: Briefing and Industry Tour
March 8: One-on-One Meetings with Buyers
March 9: Departure
Schedule is subject to change.
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With the Branded Program, you may be eligible for 50% reimbursement on:
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