Macroeconomics under control
Guatemala maintains its credit ratings, due to its macroeconomic policies and the lowest level of public debt in Latin America, in addition to the fact that inflation remains controlled at less than 4% per year and the exchange rate is also stable, factors that give strength to the transactions and investments made in the country.
In the Global Competitiveness Index 2017-2018, prepared by the World Economic Forum, Guatemala obtained a score of 4.08 out of 7, ranking 84 out of 137 countries evaluated.
The economic dynamism, the reduction of the complexity and the cost to open companies are factors that favor the attraction of investments.
Until 2018, the countries that have invested the most in Guatemala are:
United States, with more than US $ 2.9 billion,
Canada, US $ 1.2 billion,
Mexico, US $ 1.1 billion,
Colombia, US $ 1 billion,
Spain, US $ 562 million.
Most of the investments are made in infrastructure and electricity.