GUATEMALA: COUNTRY PROFILE BRIEF
DOING BUSINESS & Investing in Guatemala
Guatemala has a GDP per Capita of one-half average for Latin America and the Caribbean. The purchasing power parity GDP as of 2018 is approximately $145.24billion; Guatemala’s GDP (PPP) per capita is US$8,413 and the real GDP growth rate is that of 3.0% for 2018. Mainly, Guatemala’s economy is dominated by the private sector, which generates about 90% of GDP.
• Location: Central America, bordering the North Pacific Ocean, between El Salvador and Mexico, and bordering the Gulf of Honduras and Caribbean.