El Salvador Trade Summary

1998 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): 1,257
No. Of products: 1,996
No. Of partners: 71
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 3,108
No. Of products: 4,057
No. Of partners: 109

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Coffee, not roasted ...321,739.71
Raw cane sugar, in s ...63,687.17
Frozen shrimps and p ...31,729.81
Other food preparati ...30,247.56
Other medicaments of ...23,817.19
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils and o ...86,635.82
Other medicaments of ...63,427.56
Cotton, not carded o ...53,685.03
Automobiles with rec ...44,711.99
Diesel powered truck ...39,425.77

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Guatemala282 22.47
United States270 21.48
Honduras149 11.83
Germany140 11.13
Costa Rica110 8.77
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States1,198 38.53
Guatemala347 11.16
Mexico238 7.67
Japan145 4.67
Costa Rica115 3.70

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials397 31.62 334 10.76 6.54
Intermediate goods273 21.74 836 26.91 3.65
Consumer goods502 39.97 985 31.68 10.54
Capital goods37 2.93 747 24.04 2.39

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.32
Index of export market penetration: 2.28
World Growth: -0.47
Country Growth: 4.78

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 1
Maximum Rate (%): 40
Simple Average (%): 5.94
Weighted Average (%): 6.34
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 1,170,172.76
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 48.28

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$ Mil): 12,008
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 1,930.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -12.29
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -1,476.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 14.20
Trade (% of GDP): 61.87