Light Trucks: $141 Million in Regional Purchases
Thursday, June 24, 2021
During 2020, Central American countries imported light trucks for $141 million, and 60% was purchased by companies in Guatemala and El Salvador.
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Guatemala, Main Importer
Last year, the main buyer of trucks with load capacity greater than 5 tons and less than 20 tons in Central America continued to be Guatemala, with $62 million, followed by El Salvador, with $22 million, Honduras, with $18 million, Costa Rica, with $17 million, Panama, with $13 million, and Nicaragua, with $10 million.

During 2020, Nicaraguan imports were the only ones that grew, reporting a 5% variation in year-on-year terms.

Guatemalan imports decreased 8%, Salvadoran 16%, Honduran 18%, Costa Rican 38% and Panamanian 43%.

Central American Purchases Fall
Between 2019 and 2020, the imported value of light-duty trucks in Central America decreased 19%, going from $174 million to $141 million.

For the years in question, purchases from Japan fell 22%, from the U.S. 5% and from China 1%.

More Japanese Trucks in Central America
In 2020, 52% of the value imported from Central America came from Japan, 18% from the U.S., 11% from China, 7% from Mexico and 2% from Brazil.

Japan is the country of origin of Central American imports that has grown the most in recent years, since in 2013 it represented 40% of the total value purchased and in 2020 the proportion rose to 52%.

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