Tax: up to 12%

Duties: up to 15%

Restricted items: Taxes on goods of a certain COO

Non-working days: Saturday, Sunday, and Public Holidays 

Lead times: 2-3 weeks

Best Carrier option: Courier 

Prominent Languages: Spanish

How TecEx Can Help You Import into Guatemala

Although Guatemala has the largest economy in Central America, its export economy is only ranked 80th globally. The countries GDP centers around four sectors, the private, agricultural, manufacturing, and commerce sectors. 85% of the national GDP comes from the private sector and predominantly active in the industry, agriculture, and tourism fields.

Although Guatemala is not a technologically advanced nation, its position as the largest economy in the region has attracted big names such as Microsoft and Fortinet. As the industry develops further, Guatemala may become an essential destination for many other big names looking to expand into the region.

Importing into Guatemala comes with significant complexity and can be challenging. TecEx offers expert Importer of record and compliance services into X, helping you achieve seamless, stress-free shipping every time. Contact the TecEx team for a solution tailored to you.

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