El Salvador Trade Summary

2012 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): 5,339
No. Of products: 2,521
No. Of partners: 115
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 10,257
No. Of products: 3,892
No. Of partners: 171

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
T-shirts, singlets a ...721,161.77
Coffee, not roasted ...299,785.90
Hosiery and footwear ...182,396.81
Petroleum oils, etc, ...151,947.81
Electrical capacitor ...130,175.08
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils, etc, ...1,333,337.75
Petroleum oils and o ...409,452.34
Weft knits or croche ...282,866.40
Other medicaments of ...243,119.00
Maize (excl. seed)139,804.32

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States2,490 46.63
Honduras761 14.25
Guatemala715 13.39
Nicaragua320 6.00
Costa Rica230 4.32
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States3,528 34.39
China1,043 10.17
Guatemala887 8.65
Mexico744 7.25
Honduras424 4.14

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials505 9.46 1,061 10.35 2.82
Intermediate goods795 14.90 2,911 28.38 2.48
Consumer goods3,477 65.13 4,488 43.75 2.68
Capital goods264 4.94 1,350 13.17 0.82

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.27
Index of export market penetration: 2.94
World Growth: 0.02
Country Growth: -3.42

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 13
Maximum Rate (%): 164
Simple Average (%): 4.10
Weighted Average (%): 2.28
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 6,790,962.99
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 61.89

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$): 21,386
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 3,220.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -20.55
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -4,395.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 14.99
Trade (% of GDP): 77.61