Guatemala: Growth in economic activity accelerates in February
April 6, 2017
In February, economic activity increased 3.6% from the same month of last year, according to the monthly indicator for economic activity (IMAE, Índice Mensual de la Actividad Económica). The result marked an over one-year high and followed January’s revised 3.4% increase (previously reported: +3.6% year-on-year).
In February, annual average growth increased to 2.9%, up from January’s 2.8% and the highest reading since September 2016.
Author: Christopher Mc Innes, Economist