El Salvador Trade Summary

2012 Data

El Salvador exports, imports, tariff by year.

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Trade Summary for El Salvador

Overall Exports and Imports

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Exports (in US$ Mil): 5,339
No. Of products: 2,591
No. Of partners: 115
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 10,270
No. Of products: 4,001
No. Of partners: 131

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
T-shirts, singlets a ...721,161.77
Coffee, not roasted ...299,785.90
Hosiery and footwear ...182,396.81
Raw cane sugar, in s ...166,743.05
Petroleum oils, etc, ...151,947.81
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils, etc, ...1,333,337.76
Petroleum oils and o ...409,452.34
Weft knits or croche ...282,866.40
Other medicaments of ...243,119.00
Maize (excl. seed)139,804.32

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States2,49046.63
Costa Rica2304.32
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States3,89037.88

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials5089.521,17411.432.82
Intermediate goods96118.003,06429.832.48
Consumer goods3,59367.304,57244.522.68
Capital goods2675.001,35513.190.82

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.26
Index of export market penetration: 3.04
World Growth: -0.83
Country Growth: -1.72


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No Of Tariff Agreement: 13
Maximum Rate (%): 164
Simple Average (%): 4.10
Weighted Average (%): 2.28
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 6,790,962.99
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 61.89

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$): 23,814
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 3,600.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -18.56
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -4,419.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 13.47
Trade (% of GDP): 69.74