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El Salvador Trade Summary

2009

El Salvador exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR EL SALVADOR 2009

Overall Exports and Imports for El Salvador 2009

Exports and imports of El Salvador in 2009 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 3,866 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 7,325 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 2,509 products were exported to 117 countries and 3,924 products were imported from 137 countries.

El Salvador top 5 Export and Import partners 2009

Top five countries to which El Salvador exported in 2009 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. El Salvador exports to United States worth US$ 1,803 million, with a partner share of 46.63 percent.
  2. El Salvador exports to Guatemala worth US$ 542 million, with a partner share of 14.01 percent.
  3. El Salvador exports to Honduras worth US$ 520 million, with a partner share of 13.44 percent.
  4. El Salvador exports to Nicaragua worth US$ 213 million, with a partner share of 5.51 percent.
  5. El Salvador exports to Costa Rica worth US$ 137 million, with a partner share of 3.55 percent.

Top five countries from which El Salvador imported goods in 2009 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. El Salvador imports from United States worth US$ 2,645 million, with a partner share of 36.11 percent.
  2. El Salvador imports from Guatemala worth US$ 753 million, with a partner share of 10.27 percent.
  3. El Salvador imports from Mexico worth US$ 546 million, with a partner share of 7.46 percent.
  4. El Salvador imports from Honduras worth US$ 352 million, with a partner share of 4.80 percent.
  5. El Salvador imports from China worth US$ 336 million, with a partner share of 4.58 percent.

El Salvador Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2009

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

  1. El Salvador exported T-shirts, singlets and other vests, of cotton, , worth US$ 575,044.38 million.
  2. El Salvador exported Coffee, not roasted or decaffeinated , worth US$ 229,830.64 million.
  3. El Salvador exported Jerseys, pullovers, etc, of cotton, knitted or , worth US$ 114,667.60 million.
  4. El Salvador exported Toilet paper , worth US$ 96,935.94 million.
  5. El Salvador exported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 95,686.24 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, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 592,642.73 million.
  2. El Salvador imported Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminou , worth US$ 367,656.11 million.
  3. El Salvador imported Weft knits or crocheted fabrics of cotton , worth US$ 212,149.44 million.
  4. El Salvador imported Other medicaments of mixed or unmixed products, , worth US$ 199,439.88 million.
  5. El Salvador imported Transmission apparatus, for radioteleph incorpo , worth US$ 116,600.89 million.

Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2009

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2009 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import

Tariffs 2009

Tariffs imposed by El Salvador in 2009 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was 164 percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was 3.73 percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was 2.43 .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were 4,766,749.84 and duty free tariff line items share was 61.52 percent.

Development Indicators 2009

Key Development Indicators of El Salvador in 2009 are below

  • El Salvador GDP in current US dollar was 17,602 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 2,820.00 .
  • El Salvador Trade balance: as % of GDP was -18.17.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was -3,198.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 66.07 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 12.93 .

Trade Indicators 2009

Trade Indicators for El Salvador in 2009 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.27.
  • Index of export market penetration was 2.82.
  • World Growth in percentage was -12.27 and El Salvador Country Growth was -4.85 .