Belize

Location: Central America

Flag of BelizeLocation of Belize

Population:  327,700 (Estimate July 2012)

Language(s): English (official),  46% Spanish

Currency:   Belizean dollars BZD

GDP: $2.75 billion (estimated 2011)

Top Import Commodities:

  • Hotel and Restaurant Equipment
  • Food Processing/Packaging
  • Petroleum equipment
  • Agricultural machinery
  • Machinery
  • Transportation equipment
  • Pharmaceuticals

US 34%; Mexico 14.3%; Cuba 9.5%; Guatemala 7.6%; China 4.7%

Other Information:

  • US is Belize’ top trading partner
  • Not a member of CAFTA-DR
  • Relays heavily on US for imports