ures from the Trade Intelligence Unit of CentralAmericaData
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.Explore the data in the interactive display.Guatemala and Costa Rica, Main Importers
In 2020, the top importer of bus
in Central America was Guatemala, with $75 million, followed by Costa Rica, with $42 million, Honduras
, with $31 million, Nicaragua
, with $25 million, El Salvador
with $18 million and Panama
, with $10 million.
During 2020, Costa Rica
n and Guatemalan imports
grew 5% and 2% respectively in year-on-year terms, being the only ones that increased at the regional level.
decreased 6%, Honduran imports 20%, Salvadoran imports 20%, and Panamanian imports 44%.Regional Business Down
Between 2019 and 2020 the value imported in the region registered a 7% increase, going from $219 million to $203 million.
For the years in question, purchases from China, also recorded a , in this case it was 3%, going from $144 million to $147 million.Chinese Companies, Main Suppliers
In 2020, 72% of the value imported from Central America came from China, 4% from Japan, 4% from Thailand, 3% from Costa Rica, 3% from Brazil and 2% from the USA.
China is the market of origin of imports that has remained the most stable since 2012, since in that year it represented 42% of regional purchases and in 2020 it represents 72%.
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