Trade / Commerce

 

Trade: Indo-Guatemala Trade (in million US $)

 

Year
(April – March)
Imports from
Guatemala
Exports to
Guatemala
Total trade
2006 – 2007 2.11 73.77 75.88
2007 – 2008 3.58 74.86 78.44
2008 – 2009 2.94 81.40 84.34
2009 – 2010 5.74 87.15 92.89

Source:  Ministry of Commerce, Govt. of India

Major items of export: Articles of Iron & Steel, cotton, Machinery & Mechanical Appliances and

Parts thereof, Organic chemicals, Pharmaceutical products, Rubber & articles thereof, Vehicles and
its parts & accessories. Electrical Machinery and equipment and parts thereof, Miscellaneous edible
preparations,

Major items of import: Wood & articles thereof, wood charcoal, Sugar and Sugar confectionery,
Coffee, Cardamom and Aluminium & articles thereof.

Praj Industries Limited, noted Indian company in the field of alternative fuels, is supplying
equipment for ethanol production plants. For the first time, India participated in the INTERFER
Trade Exhibition in October 2005. PLEXCONCIL delegation visited Guatemala in March 2007.
Delegations from The Coffee Board of India and The Spices Board of India visited Guatemala in
2010.