Guatemala Freight Transport and Shipping Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

Guatemala Freight Transport and Shipping Report

Guatemala Freight Transport and Shipping Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Guatemala Freight Transport and Shipping Report
Published Sep 10, 2016
33 pages — Published Sep 10, 2016
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< ALACRA META ABSTRACT>BMI View: An uptick in domestic private consumption and the ongoing recovery in the US will boost freight volumes in Guatemala over the medium term. Long-term structural issues remain, however, and the country is heavily reliant on the export of low-value manufactured goods, and vulnerable to swings in commodity prices. ...There is the risk, however, that further industrial action at Guatemala s premier airport could deter shippers, and force volumes onto the slower but more reliable road freight. Operations at the country s main maritime facility, the port of Quetzal, will be robust on the back of demand for exports from a strengthening US economy, and the launch of a new container terminal operated by APM Terminals. The first phase of the development is due to launch this year, which will have a draught of --.-metres, enabling it to handle larger ships. ...The first phase of the development is due to launch this year, which will have a draught of --.-metres, enabling it to handle larger ships. This will prove particularly beneficial when the newly expanded Panama Canal launches in mid-----.

...A strengthening US consumer sector will continue to offer tailwinds to Guatemala s real GDP growth in the coming quarters, bolstering remittance inflows and boosting manufactured exports - thereby offering opportunities for growth in the freight transport sector. However, El Nino-related drought conditions, coupled with the impact of recent political turmoil, will temper the extent of Guatemala s economic acceleration. ...Imports will outweigh exports, at USD--.-bn to USD--.-bn. The economic upswing in the US will not only boost exports, but also imports, as it will have a stimulatory impact on Guatemala s remittances, which will feed through into higher imports as domestic spending power increases. According to remittance data analysed by our Country Risk team, remittance flows have ...The economic upswing in the US will not only boost exports, but also imports, as it will have a stimulatory impact on Guatemala s remittances, which will feed through into higher imports as domestic spending power increases. According to remittance data analysed by our Country Risk team, remittance flows have

...Guatemala is one of the larger Central American economies, with a significant domestic market. Therefore, the value of foreign trade is lower in proportion to GDP - --.- - than in some of its peers. ...

  
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Business Monitor International - Industry Reports. "Guatemala Freight Transport and Shipping Report" Sep 10, 2016. Alacra Store. Dec 07, 2016. <http://www.alacrastore.com/storecontent/Business-Monitor-International-Industry-Reports/Guatemala-Freight-Transport-and-Shipping-Report-2026-1972>
  
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Business Monitor International - Industry Reports. (2016). Guatemala Freight Transport and Shipping Report Sep 10, 2016. New York, NY: Alacra Store. Retrieved Dec 07, 2016 from <http://www.alacrastore.com/storecontent/Business-Monitor-International-Industry-Reports/Guatemala-Freight-Transport-and-Shipping-Report-2026-1972>
  
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