Guatemala

Country

Jan-Mar 2022: US$567k, Foreign Direct Investment

2022-Q1: US$13.2M, Remittances received from Guatemala

About Guatemala

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The main sale from Mexico to Guatemala in 2021 was Monitors and Projectors, not Incorporating Television Reception Apparatus (US$91.8M). The main origins of sales to Guatemala were Ciudad de México (US$692M), Estado de México (US$432M), and Nuevo León (US$344M).

The main product bought by Mexico from Guatemala in 2021 was Natural Rubber, Balata, Gutta-Percha, Guayule, Chicle and Natural Analogous Gums, in Primary Forms or in Plates, Sheets or Strips (US$78M). The main destinations of purchases made to Guatemala were Ciudad de México (US$181M), Jalisco (US$106M), and Estado de México (US$102M).

In the period January to March 2022, the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) from Guatemala to Mexico is US$567k. In the same period, the states that received the highest FDI from Guatemala were Yucatán (Confidential) and Puebla (Confidential).

Regarding remittances, in the first quarter of 2022, Mexico received US$13.2M in remittances from Guatemala, while Guatemala received US$4.37M in remittances from Mexico.

Finally, in terms of immigration to Mexico, 13,791 inmigrants from Guatemala were registered in 2020, 55% women and 45% men. The states with the highest concentration of inmigrants from Guatemala were Chiapas (7,531 people), Quintana Roo (2,028 people), and Baja California (751 people).

Commercial Exchange

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The icons show the percentage share of Guatemala in Mexico's imports and exports, as well as the net trade balance between the two countries.

Data provided by Bank of Mexico.

Net International Exchange

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In May 2022, the international sales from Mexico to Guatemala were US$251M, while international purchases reached US$58.1M. The above results in a trade balance of US$193M.

Annual International Trade

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The main sale from Mexico to Guatemala in 2021 was Monitors and Projectors, not Incorporating Television Reception Apparatus (US$91.8M). The main origins of sales to Guatemala were Ciudad de México (US$692M), Estado de México (US$432M), and Nuevo León (US$344M).

The main product bought by Mexico from Guatemala in 2021 was Natural Rubber, Balata, Gutta-Percha, Guayule, Chicle and Natural Analogous Gums, in Primary Forms or in Plates, Sheets or Strips (US$78M). The main destinations of purchases made to Guatemala were Ciudad de México (US$181M), Jalisco (US$106M), and Estado de México (US$102M).

Monthly International Trade

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The main sale from Mexico to Guatemala in May 2022 was Electric Power (Partida Discretionary) (US$15.8M). The main origins of sales to Guatemala were Ciudad de México (US$76.5M), Nuevo León (US$36.4M), and Estado de México (US$35.9M).

The main product bought by Mexico from Guatemala in May 2022 was Natural Rubber, Balata, Gutta-Percha, Guayule, Chicle and Natural Analogous Gums, in Primary Forms or in Plates, Sheets or Strips (US$6.9M). The main destinations of purchases made to Guatemala were Ciudad de México (US$16.8M), Estado de México (US$10.1M), and Jalisco (US$7.1M).

Net Trade Balance

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In 2021, the states with the highest commercial exchange (international sales minus international purchases) with were Ciudad de México (US$516M), Estado de México (US$351M), and Nuevo León (US$333M).

Foreign Direct Investment

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Foreign Direct Investment Flow

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Foreign Direct Investment by States

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From January to March 2022, the states that received the highest FDI from Guatemala were Yucatán (Confidential) and Puebla (Confidential).

Historically (from January 1999 to March 2022) the states that have received the most FDI from Guatemala are Puebla (US$30.2M), Ciudad de México (US$22.7M), and Chiapas (US$13.4M).

Evolution of the Amount of Remittances

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The chart compares the evolution of remittances sent from Mexico to Guatemala and the remittances that Mexico receives from Guatemala.

In the first quarter of 2022, Mexico received US$13.2M in remittances from Guatemala, while Guatemala received US$4.37M in remittances from Mexico.

Remittancesand Foreign Direct Investment

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The visualization compares the evolution of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and the income from remittances from Guatemala.

During 2021, a total amount of remittances of US$13.2M is accumulated, while the FDI from Guatemala to Mexico accumulated in the year is US$567k.

Immigration from Guatemala

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The map shows the destination states of migrants from Guatemala to Mexico in recent years. The bar chart shows the main causes of migration.

The states with the highest concentration of migrants from Guatemala were Chiapas (7,531 people), Quintana Roo (2,028 people), and Baja California (751 people).

The main reasons of migration from Guatemala to Mexico in recent years were labor (5,844 people) and family (4,060 people).

Diversity of immigrants

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The graph shows the population pyramid of the migrant population from Guatemala to Mexico in recent years.

13,791 inmigrants from Guatemala were registered, 55% women and 45% men.

The age ranges that concentrated the largest migrant population from Guatemala were 20 to 24 years (3,048 people), 25 to 29 years (2,131 people), and 15 to 19 years (1,784 people). These concentrated 50.5% of the total migrant population.