List of companies of Guatemala

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Location of Guatemala

Guatemala is a country in Central America bordered by Mexico to the north and west, the Pacific Ocean to the southwest, Belize to the northeast, the Caribbean to the east, Honduras to the east and El Salvador to the southeast. With an estimated population of around 15.8 million, it is the most populated state in Central America. A representative democracy, Guatemala's capital and largest city is Nueva Guatemala de la Asunción, also known as Guatemala City.

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in purchasing power parity (PPP) in 2010 was estimated at $70.15 billion USD. The service sector is the largest component of GDP at 63%, followed by the industry sector at 23.8% and the agriculture sector at 13.2% (2010 est.). Mines produce gold, silver, zinc, cobalt and nickel.[1] The agricultural sector accounts for about two-fifths of exports, and half of the labor force. Organic coffee, sugar, textiles, fresh vegetables, and bananas are the country's main exports. Inflation was 3.9% in 2010.

Notable firms[edit]

This list includes notable companies with primary headquarters located in the country. The industry and sector follow the Industry Classification Benchmark taxonomy. Organizations which have ceased operations are included and noted as defunct.

     Active firms
     State-owned firms
     Defunct firms

Name Industry Sector Headquarters Founded Notes
Aeroquetzal Consumer services Travel & leisure Guatemala City 1991 Airline, defunct 1992
Aerovías Consumer services Travel & leisure Guatemala City 1977 Airline, defunct 1998
Air Venture Tours Consumer services Travel & leisure Guatemala City 2006 Charter airline, defunct 2015
Aviateca Consumer services Travel & leisure Guatemala City 1929 Airline, now part of Avianca (Colombia)
Aviones Comerciales de Guatemala (Avcom) Consumer services Travel & leisure Guatemala City 1929 Airline, defunct 2009
Corporación Multi Inversiones Conglomerates Guatemala City 1920[2] Food & beverage, retail, real estate, financials
DHL de Guatemala Industrials Industrial transportation Guatemala City 1991 Cargo airline
Helicópteros de Guatemala Consumer services Travel & leisure Guatemala City 1971 Charter airline
Malher Consumer goods Food & beverage Guatemala City 1957
Mayan World Airlines Consumer services Travel & leisure Guatemala City 1996 Airline, defunct 1999
RACSA Consumer services Travel & leisure Guatemala City 2004 Airline
Tikal Jets Airlines Consumer services Travel & leisure Guatemala City 1992 Airline, defunct 2006
Trama Textiles Consumer goods Personal goods Quetzaltenango 1988 Textiles
Transportes Aéreos Guatemaltecos Consumer services Travel & leisure Guatemala City 1969 Airline

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