Everyone knows that those are the three top priorities for a real estate or manufacturing investment. Some companies have special circumstances, but Guatemala is the place to be for what the majority of investors who are looking for
The Best Site In The
Americas For Your
Low Cost Manufacturing Investment
Some companies have special circumstances, but Guatemala is the place to be for the majority of investors who are looking for a combination of:
Closeness to the region’s biggest markets
Adequate ports on both the Pacific and Atlantic oceans
Low operating costs
A host of other competitive advantages
In Central America, Guatemala has:
an example of convenience
Michatoya Pacífico is designed to attract multinational corporations and others that want to export to other countries of the region, especially the United States which is the world’s biggest market. Guatemala is in the Central Standard Time zone. Flights from different locations in the United States to Guatemala City take less time than going from New York to Los Angeles.
Guatemala provides the economic stability that investors seek.
The Guatemalan economy has been remarkably stable over the past 20 years.
Low inflation averaging only 3.61% since 2014 facilitates planning and cost management.
The exchange rate of Guatemala’s currency the quetzal to the dollar has been stable for 20 years.
Over the past 6 years, some other country options in the region have suffered an average annual devaluation of over 11%.
Sudden currency devaluations can rapidly eat up profits and make business life exceedingly difficult.
Guatemala has free trade agreements with: the United States, the European Free Trade Association, Mexico, all countries of Central America, Chile, Colombia, Panama, the Dominican Republic and Taiwan. It has a Comprehensive Association Agreement with the European Union and is arranging agreements with other countries.
Among its spectacular attractions, Guatemala has world renowned locations for tourism, such as the Tikal Archaeological Park, Lake Atitlán, Colonial City Antigua Guatemala, Río Dulce, Playa Blanca, Semuc Champey and numerous chain of volcanoes that surround us.
Cordiality is one of the greatest characteristics of our people . We are also known for our gastronomy and traditional artisan crafts