Source: CIA World Factbook
Market-Specific Information - Guatemala
Guatemala's National Standards Body:
Comisión Guatemalteca de Normas
Octava Avenidad 10-43, Zona 1
GT-Guatemala C.A. 01001
Tel: +502 2476 6784-87
Fax: +502 2476 6777
Doing Business in Guatemala: 2012 Country Commercial Guide for U.S. Companies
An excerpt from U.S. Commercial Service's 2012 Country Commercial Guide providing an overview of Guatemala's standards and conformity assessment activities.
Member countries of the World Trade Organization (WTO) are required under the Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT Agreement) to report to the WTO all proposed technical regulations that could affect trade with other Member countries. Notify U.S. is a free, web-based e-mail subscription service that offers an opportunity to review and comment on proposed foreign technical regulations that can affect your access to international markets. You can modify the subscription to include specific markets and industries. Register online at Internet URL: http://www.nist.gov/notifyus/
The U.S. Commercial Service in Guatemala can provide additional information on doing business in Guatemala.