Economic Activity Index in Guatemala Al September 30th, 2017  

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Guatemala: Economic Activity Up 4.5% in December 2016

  • Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Commercial activities were mostly responsible for the growth in the economic activity index in December, which registered an increase of 4.5% compared to the same month in 2015.
From a report by the Bank of Guatemala:

Economic activity measured by estimating the IMAE, up to December 2016, showed an increase of 4.5% (3.6% in December 2015). This result was driven by the positive performance experienced mainly in the following economic activities: Wholesale and retail trade; Manufacturing industries; Transport, storage and communications; private services; Mining and quarrying; and Agriculture, hunting, forestry and fishing. Click to interact with graphicsClick to interact with graphics

The seasonally adjusted rate registered a variation of -0.3% in December 2016 compared to the previous month, while the cycle trend recorded an annual growth rate of 3.4%, more dynamic than a year ago.

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