Guatemala Freight Transport and Shipping Report Q4 2016

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Date: 14-Sep-2016
No. of pages: 33

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.

The Guatemalan economy, and particularly its freight transport sector, remains tied to the US, one of its

largest trading partners. We expect the strengthening US consumer sector to bolster Guatemala's remittance

inflows and manufactured exports, thereby offering opportunities for growth in the freight transport sector.

The road freight sector is set to be the most obvious beneficiary - boosted by rising textile exports to the US

and increased domestic demand for consumer goods, which are typically transported via road. Low fuel

prices will also support road freight as fuel for trucks remains cheap. We expect volumes to continue

expanding at their fastest rate since 2011.

Guatemala Freight Transport and Shipping Report Q4 2016

Table of Contents

BMI Industry View 5
Table: Trade Overview (Guatemala 2013-2020) 6
SWOT 7
Industry Forecast 8
Trade Forecast 8
Table: Trade Overview (Guatemala 2013-2020) 11
Table: Key Trade Indicators (Guatemala 2013-2020) 11
Table: Top Five Trade Partners - Product Imports, 2007-2014 (USDmn) 12
Table: Top 5 Trade Partners - Product Exports, 2007-2014 (USDmn) 13
Road Freight Forecast 14
Table: Road Freight (Guatemala 2013-2020) 16
Air Freight Forecast 17
Table: Air Freight (Guatemala 2013-2020) 19
Shipping Forecast 20
Ocean Shipping 20
Table: Major Ports (Guatemala 2014-2020) 22
Market Overview 23
Demographic Forecast 25
Demographic Outlook 25
Table: Population Headline Indicators (Guatemala 1990-2025) 26
Table: Key Population Ratios (Guatemala 1990-2025) 26
Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (Guatemala 1990-2025) 27
Table: Population By Age Group (Guatemala 1990-2025) 27
Table: Population By Age Group % (Guatemala 1990-2025) 28
Methodology 30
Industry Forecast Methodology 30
Sector-Specific Methodology 31
Sources 33

List of Tables

Table: Trade Overview (Guatemala 2013-2020)
Table: Trade Overview (Guatemala 2013-2020)
Table: Key Trade Indicators (Guatemala 2013-2020)
Table: Top Five Trade Partners - Product Imports, 2007-2014 (USDmn)
Table: Top 5 Trade Partners - Product Exports, 2007-2014 (USDmn)
Table: Road Freight (Guatemala 2013-2020)
Table: Air Freight (Guatemala 2013-2020)
Table: Major Ports (Guatemala 2014-2020)
Table: Population Headline Indicators (Guatemala 1990-2025)
Table: Key Population Ratios (Guatemala 1990-2025)
Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (Guatemala 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group (Guatemala 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group % (Guatemala 1990-2025)
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