Memberships

We are the strategic ally for exporting companies in the cluster. Join Agexport within the apparel and textile sector VESTEX, where we represent the interests of companies in the industry and offer you multiple benefits.

The cluster that integrates the apparel and textile sector in Guatemala is composed of:

Spinners

Spinners

It is one of the primary textile processes, by means of which the fiber (linen, cotton, wool, silk, among others) is taken and twisted to form the thread, for later use in secondary processes such as weaving, sewing or embroidery.

Textilera

Textilera

A fabric or textile material is the fabric obtained in the form of a more or less resistant, elastic and flexible sheet, by crossing and linking a series of threads or fibers in a coherent manner by interlacing them or by joining them by other means.

Garment manufacturing

Garment manufacturing

Production process of a garment, involving the design, pattern making, tracing, joining pieces of fabric by means of different types of thread.

Finishes

Finishes

Final materials to be placed on base works. Screen printing, sublimation, dyeing, laundry.

Accessories

Accessories

Buttons, zippers, attachments, labels, metal snap, among others.

Supplies

Supplies

Bags, boxes, paper, serches, chemicals, among others.

Machinery and spare parts

Machinery and spare parts

Different machines for use within the industry, spare parts and maintenance.

Services

Services

Consulting companies for the sector, companies that provide certifications, advisory services, among others.
More than 526 companies make up the supply chain of the Apparel and Textile Industry VESTEX, integrated by spinning mills, textile mills, garment factories, finishing, accessories, supplies, services, machinery and spare parts, companies that provide specialized services related to the apparel and textile industry, together all integrated companies generate the products with the highest added value in the region. Offering quality and speed in response to the requests of national and international customers.

Membership requirements

  1. Copy of the Patent of Commerce and/or company
  2. Copy of Legal Representation (if applicable)
  3. Copy of the articles of incorporation (if applicable)
  4. Copy of the Unified Tax Registration (RTU)
  5. Copy of Personal Identification Document (DPI)
  6. Copy of recent water or electricity bill

 

Request an appointment with our membership executive for more information:

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Agexport Benefits

  • Representativeness 
  • Agexport Foreign Trade School - ECE-. 
  • Data Export Magazine
  • Agexport Plus
  • Online Directory of Exporters
  • Participation in networking events

Benefits
VESTEX

Advice on compliance with obligations for the Apparel and Textile Industry VESTEX.
  • Legal
  • Prosecutor
  • Environmental
  • Laboral
  • SSO
Commercial opportunities for the Apparel and Textile Industry sector, VESTEX.
  • Apparel Sourcing Show
  • Sector Directory
Business strengthening through training provided by experts.
  • Academy of the Textile Industry - AIT -
  • CIDITex
Up-to-date, high-value industry-related information.
  • Press releases
  • Statistics
  • Biweekly newsletter
  • Blogs
National and international representation.

Join us!

We are the strategic partner for exporters.

Meet the member companies

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the benefits of partnering?
  • Support to entrepreneurs to export their products or services through the Exporter's Route.
  • Access to the AGEXPORT PLUS Program, with exclusive benefits.
  • International promotion through the digital directory of exporters.
  • Bimonthly edition of DATAEXPORT magazine and biweekly newsletter of VESTEX.
  • Invitation to participate in trade fairs or international events related to the sector.  
  • Promotion of your products and your company with interested foreign businessmen.
  • Advice on issues related to compliance with legal obligations. 
  • Discount on training courses offered by the School of Foreign Trade and AIT. 
  • Representation by being part of an organized and supported sector.
  • Your data will be placed in the sectorial directory prepared by VESTEX.
  • Discounts on special activities.
  • Preferential rate for DATAEXPORT advertising.
  • Preferential advertising rates in Agexport's electronic directory.
  • Welcome breakfast as a new AGEXPORT partner in the VESTEX sector.
  1. Patent of Commerce.
  2. Unified Tax Registration (RTU) of the company.
  3. Water or electricity bill.
  4. Appointment of the representative registered in the Mercantile Registry.
  5. Photocopy of the Personal Identification Document of the legal representative.
  6. Fill out the online form for approval as a new AGEXPORT associate.
  7. Request an appointment with an AGEXPORT executive for more information by calling 2422-3400 or sending an email to [email protected].

The first step to export is to obtain the Exporter Code, see the guide on how to apply for your code.

Within the internal policies, VESTEX does not intervene in commercial negotiations between businessmen, it does not guarantee commercial relations between associates and/or non-associates. We do not provide data classified as non-public of the sector and its companies.

A coordinator in charge of the service is assigned to the associated entrepreneur, 

Name: Aileen Paz

E-mail: [email protected]

Phone: 2410-8323

Address: 5A Avenida 5-55, Europlaza Torre 1, Level 7, Offices 703 and 704. Zone 14.