Western Hemisphere

Data and Analysis

The Ministry of Health issued three updates this year: a) Presidential Decree 53-2022 establishes new fees for services as of March 1, 2022 b) Technical Norm 001-2022 provides regulations for food supplements, and c) Communication dated June 1, 2022 establishes guidance for sampling processed food products in Guatemala as part of the routine surveillance.
This report contains the list of all the mandatory export certificates required by the Government of Guatemala for agricultural imports. This report has no changes from its 2021 version.
This report outlines the requirement for exporting food and agricultural products to Jamaica. There were no major changes to these requirements in 2022.

News and Features

September 22, 2022
Export Sales Announcement

Export Sales to Mexico and Unknown

Private exporters reported the following sales activity to USDA: 105,000 MT of corn for delivery to Mexico during the 2022/2023 MY and 101,600 MT of corn for delivery to unknown destinations during the 2022/2023 MY.
USDA will invest $178 million in seven international development projects on four continents to support U.S. government priorities including promoting climate-smart agriculture, facilitating trade and addressing the root causes of migration in Central America.
FAS is awarding $300,000 to six U.S. universities – including three minority-serving institutions – for research and educational partnerships focused on climate-smart agriculture in tropical countries.

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