El Salvador Trade Summary

2008 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): 4,641
No. Of products: 2,540
No. Of partners: 111
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 9,818
No. Of products: 4,053
No. Of partners: 135

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
T-shirts, singlets a ...824,519.94
Coffee, not roasted ...258,124.01
Undenatured ethyl al ...210,212.72
Petroleum oils, etc, ...143,122.75
Jerseys, pullovers, ...123,979.90
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils, etc, ...1,037,205.84
Petroleum oils and o ...572,858.56
Weft knits or croche ...373,964.18
Undenatured ethyl al ...222,465.55
Other medicaments of ...200,808.02

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States2,244 48.35
Guatemala630 13.58
Honduras600 12.93
Nicaragua256 5.51
Costa Rica169 3.65
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States3,384 34.47
Mexico895 9.12
Guatemala830 8.46
China502 5.11
Honduras378 3.85

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials398 8.57 1,288 13.12 2.38
Intermediate goods892 19.22 3,100 31.57 4.32
Consumer goods3,120 67.22 3,935 40.08 3.29
Capital goods231 4.97 1,479 15.07 0.98

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.33
Index of export market penetration: 2.62
World Growth: 7.47
Country Growth: 1.70

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 12
Maximum Rate (%): 164
Simple Average (%): 3.82
Weighted Average (%): 3.02
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 6,382,114.21
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 61.44

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$): 21,431
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 3,400.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -22.82
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -4,890.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 13.27
Trade (% of GDP): 76.58