El Salvador Trade Summary

1997 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): 1,354
No. Of products: 1,920
No. Of partners: 73
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 2,961
No. Of products: 4,059
No. Of partners: 98

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Coffee, not roasted ...515,756.93
Raw cane sugar, in s ...52,819.39
Frozen shrimps and p ...28,991.73
Other food preparati ...25,928.47
Other medicaments of ...22,803.71
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils and o ...119,581.86
Other medicaments of ...76,481.34
Maize (excl. seed)54,012.33
Automobiles with rec ...46,647.98
Cotton, not carded o ...45,555.93

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Guatemala264 19.50
United States260 19.21
Germany238 17.54
Honduras136 10.05
Costa Rica111 8.23
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States1,225 41.35
Guatemala324 10.93
Mexico235 7.94
Costa Rica116 3.93
Germany94 3.16

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials588 43.42 357 12.05 6.15
Intermediate goods248 18.29 804 27.16 4.61
Consumer goods441 32.59 931 31.42 12.43
Capital goods33 2.44 682 23.02 2.98

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.34
Index of export market penetration: 2.29
World Growth: 3.05
Country Growth: 13.06

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 1
Maximum Rate (%): 40
Simple Average (%): 8.10
Weighted Average (%): 7.37
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 1,003,310.10
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 40.89

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$): 11,135
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 1,850.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -11.66
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -1,298.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 12.79
Trade (% of GDP): 63.45