is divided into 25 zones (zones 20, 22 and 23 do not exist as they would have fallen into the territory of other municipalities).
The city’s economic and financial districts have extended southwards, primarily to zones 1, 4, 5, 9 and 10, where the large international financial firms have their offices.
Industry is confined mainly to zone 12, but new urban projects have given rise to factories in the environs of highways leading to the Pacific and Atlantic.
Large commercial areas have sprung up in different parts of the capital, but of particular note is Las Majadas, an urban complex that features no less than 15 commercial centers— the largest of its kind in the entire country.
Exports of processed foods: vegetable oils and edible fats; essential oils; animal foods; prepared foods and foods ready for consumption (precooked, frozen, preserved or canned); confectionary with and without cocoa; non-alcoholic beverages: cocoa and its preparations; beef; breakfast cereals and prepared flours; spices; cold cuts; frozen, dried and processed fruits; cookies; flour mixes; processed vegetables; fruit juices and nectars, vegetable juices, sodas and powders; pastas; baked and pastry products; dairy products; artificial flavorings; soups and other food preparations; dehydrated and instant soups; wheat and corn tortillas; table wine (bottled at origin); isotonic beverages, fruit and vegetable preserves; dehydrated fruits; jellies, flans and puddings; liquid and powdered milk and dairy derivatives; instant coffee; diet foods.
Exports of passenger vehicles / generic spare parts for vehicles: trucks, tractor-trailers, city buses, coaches and minibuses; special vehicles for the transportation of valuables and trash collection; bodies for specialized vehicles; automobiles; air conditioning units; parts (generic, after-market spare parts) for family cars, Japanese- and European-made cars, farm vehicles, heavy-duty vehicles, goods vehicles, passenger vehicles, utilitarian vehicles and 4x4s (including American–made vehicles); batteries; spark plugs and spark plug cable sets; starting motors and their parts; auto wiring; auto glass; complete transmission sets, including: clutches, shafts, collars, their parts and components; mechanical gearboxes; oil filters; air filters; gasoline and diesel filters; windshield wipers; steering parts; brake systems and their parts; disc brake mechanisms and their parts; brake system parts and components, including replacement brake linings and disc brakes; rubber parts and rubber bands; plastic parts, mainly: bumpers, fascia, trims and profiles; suspension systems and parts; suspension parts, mainly: springs and dampers; electrical parts and lighting; car accessories; bearings and ball bearings; hydraulic drum brakes and their parts; transmission systems and their parts; wheels, rims, tires, tire liners, tubes and parches; new and used engines and their parts; engine gaskets; parts for full-injection systems, parts for electronic and non-electronic ignition systems; oil, water and gasoline pumps; electric parts, lamps and electric lighting equipment; radiators; exhausts, mufflers, catalyzers and emission reducers; screws, nuts and packing; engine oils and additives; extinguishers and emergency equipment.
Exports of medicines: medicines for human use; veterinary medicines; vaccines and serums for human and veterinary use; contraceptives; reagents; catguts and sterile ligatures; auxiliary health products; vitamins; dental cements and other dental filling products; mixtures of odoriferous substances; perfumes and colognes; beauty, makeup and skin products; hair products; mouth and dental hygiene products; shaving products; colorants and similar products; medical equipment and instruments and auxiliary health products.
Exports of electric and electronic products: harnesses; bobbins; wiring; capacitors; connectors; home appliances (large and small); fuses; turbines; generators; electricity and telecommunications transmission and distribution towers and structures; circuit breakers, fuses and no-breaks; lighting material; electric material and accessories; engines; resistors; transformers; speakers; computers, peripherals and accessories; control equipment; telecommunications equipment; telephony equipment; power supply units; electric machinery and tools; electronic material, accessories and spare parts.
Exports of household appliances (washing machines, refrigerators and televisions).
Exports of building materials: calcined gypsum plaster powder for building and ceramics; light panels, drywall, panels and prefabricated floors; chipboard; cellular ceramic components for light construction; decorative soffits; low-cost housing systems; aluminum and zinc roof sheeting; bathroom flooring, tiles, floor coverings, furniture and artifacts (all ceramic); ceramic accessories and adhesives; non-ceramic sinks and bathtubs; plastic bathroom articles manufactured using injection molding; paper dispensers, towel racks, medicine cabinets and bathroom accessories; faucets; onlays, tiles and vinyl baseboards; melamine countertops; cladding; facing stones; waterproofing products, solar heat reflecting materials and adhesives; sealants and chemical products for concrete (additives); cement mixers and pumps; pumps for swimming pools, cisterns and wells; lighting equipment; electric materials (multi-purpose pipelines, manholes, single- and three-phase panels, complete sets of switches and their parts); lifting and loading equipment; wood and aluminum doors, folding doors, windows, frames and partitions; cables and electric conductors; iron and stainless steel nuts, screws and nails; locks and padlocks; paint brushes and rollers; paint and varnishes; PVC piping, mainly for drainage purposes; reinforced and non-reinforced concrete pipe; pipes, including: galvanized iron, black and structural conduits, connectors, couplings and elbows, angles, profiles, rods, scaffolding, structures, struts, beams (prefabricated), columns, ironwork, galvanized corrugated sheet metal for roofing and flat, corrugated and embossed sheet metal for flooring), plate, tying wire, galvanized wire and manufactured wire products (chicken wire, barbed wire and studs), hot- and cold-rolled iron and steel rod; steel sheet metal and rebar; glass, glass blades, ribbed glass and glass tiles; stone, abrasive and sanding manufactured products; manual and electrical tools and their accessories: welding torches, handsaws, pliers, spatulas, saw blades, drill bits, spades, screwdrivers; gardening tools, shears and hoses; protective equipment: welding masks, masks, helmets and goggles; polypropylene tape; curtain rails; metal building structures; plumbing materials in general; geosynthetics; moldings (wood, vinyl and ceramic baseboards and borders); paints, varnishes and lacquers; copper piping and parts; PVC piping; iron and steel valves.
Exports of plastics and manufactured plastic products: styrene polymers; printing and writing inks; dietary supplements; polyethylene; PVC and PVC compounds; polypropylene; polyurethanes; PET; non-cellular plastic; packaging preforms; plastic articles for transportation and bottling purposes; stickers; plastic lids; plastic dinner services and other household articles, plastic hygiene and toiletry articles; styrene and acrylic polymers in primary forms; boxes, crates, cages and similar products.
Mature Sectors of Investment
Mature Sectors of Trade
Norberto Amador Islas
Address: 2a Avenida 7-57, 3rd level, Zona 10, Guatemala, Zip code: 01010, Guatemala