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El Salvador Trade Summary

1999

El Salvador exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR EL SALVADOR 1999

Overall Exports and Imports for El Salvador 1999

Exports and imports of El Salvador in 1999 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 1,164 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 3,128 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 2,000 products were exported to 74 countries and 4,068 products were imported from 113 countries.

El Salvador top 5 Export and Import partners 1999

Top five countries to which El Salvador exported in 1999 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. El Salvador exports to Guatemala worth US$ 272 million, with a partner share of 23.39 percent.
  2. El Salvador exports to United States worth US$ 248 million, with a partner share of 21.29 percent.
  3. El Salvador exports to Honduras worth US$ 172 million, with a partner share of 14.74 percent.
  4. El Salvador exports to Germany worth US$ 105 million, with a partner share of 8.99 percent.
  5. El Salvador exports to Costa Rica worth US$ 92 million, with a partner share of 7.89 percent.

Top five countries from which El Salvador imported goods in 1999 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. El Salvador imports from United States worth US$ 1,173 million, with a partner share of 37.50 percent.
  2. El Salvador imports from Guatemala worth US$ 369 million, with a partner share of 11.79 percent.
  3. El Salvador imports from Mexico worth US$ 264 million, with a partner share of 8.45 percent.
  4. El Salvador imports from Japan worth US$ 127 million, with a partner share of 4.05 percent.
  5. El Salvador imports from Costa Rica worth US$ 116 million, with a partner share of 3.72 percent.

El Salvador Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 1999

The top five exported HS 6 digit level products to world by El Salvador along with trade value are:

  1. El Salvador exported Coffee, not roasted or decaffeinated , worth US$ 244,401.28 million.
  2. El Salvador exported Raw cane sugar, in solid form , worth US$ 37,286.17 million.
  3. El Salvador exported Other food preparations, nes , worth US$ 31,941.19 million.
  4. El Salvador exported Other medicaments of mixed or unmixed products, , worth US$ 25,222.50 million.
  5. El Salvador exported Frozen shrimps and prawns , worth US$ 24,233.42 million.

The top five imported HS 6 digit level products from world by El Salvador along with trade value are

  1. El Salvador imported Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminou , worth US$ 114,904.57 million.
  2. El Salvador imported Other medicaments of mixed or unmixed products, , worth US$ 70,835.31 million.
  3. El Salvador imported Maize (excl. seed) , worth US$ 52,053.32 million.
  4. El Salvador imported Automobiles with reciprocating piston engine di , worth US$ 50,399.30 million.
  5. El Salvador imported Gas powered trucks with a GVW not exceeding fiv , worth US$ 44,682.49 million.

Exports and Imports of Product Groups 1999

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 1999 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import

Tariffs 1999

Tariffs imposed by El Salvador in 1999 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was 40 percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was 7.03 percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was 6.38 .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were 1,068,079.72 and duty free tariff line items share was 42.74 percent.

Development Indicators 1999

Key Development Indicators of El Salvador in 1999 are below

  • El Salvador GDP in current US dollar was 11,284 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 1,810.00 .
  • El Salvador Trade balance: as % of GDP was -12.20.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was -1,376.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 60.99 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 16.72 .

Trade Indicators 1999

Trade Indicators for El Salvador in 1999 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.41.
  • Index of export market penetration was 2.30.
  • World Growth in percentage was 2.52 and El Salvador Country Growth was -1.45 .