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El Salvador Trade Summary

2012

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR EL SALVADOR 2012

Overall Exports and Imports for El Salvador 2012

Exports and imports of El Salvador in 2012 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 5,339 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 10,257 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 2,521 products were exported to 115 countries and 3,892 products were imported from 171 countries.

El Salvador top 5 Export and Import partners 2012

Top five countries to which El Salvador exported in 2012 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. El Salvador exports to United States worth US$ 2,490 million, with a partner share of 46.63 percent.
  2. El Salvador exports to Honduras worth US$ 761 million, with a partner share of 14.25 percent.
  3. El Salvador exports to Guatemala worth US$ 715 million, with a partner share of 13.39 percent.
  4. El Salvador exports to Nicaragua worth US$ 320 million, with a partner share of 6.00 percent.
  5. El Salvador exports to Costa Rica worth US$ 230 million, with a partner share of 4.32 percent.

Top five countries from which El Salvador imported goods in 2012 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. El Salvador imports from United States worth US$ 3,528 million, with a partner share of 34.39 percent.
  2. El Salvador imports from China worth US$ 1,043 million, with a partner share of 10.17 percent.
  3. El Salvador imports from Guatemala worth US$ 887 million, with a partner share of 8.65 percent.
  4. El Salvador imports from Mexico worth US$ 744 million, with a partner share of 7.25 percent.
  5. El Salvador imports from Honduras worth US$ 424 million, with a partner share of 4.14 percent.

El Salvador Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2012

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$ 721,161.77 million.
  2. El Salvador exported Coffee, not roasted or decaffeinated , worth US$ 299,785.90 million.
  3. El Salvador exported Hosiery and footwear, of cotton, knitted or cro , worth US$ 182,396.81 million.
  4. El Salvador exported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 151,947.81 million.
  5. El Salvador exported Electrical capacitors, fixed, tantalum, nes , worth US$ 130,175.08 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$ 1,333,337.75 million.
  2. El Salvador imported Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminou , worth US$ 409,452.34 million.
  3. El Salvador imported Weft knits or crocheted fabrics of cotton , worth US$ 282,866.40 million.
  4. El Salvador imported Other medicaments of mixed or unmixed products, , worth US$ 243,119.00 million.
  5. El Salvador imported Maize (excl. seed) , worth US$ 139,804.32 million.

Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2012

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2012 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import

Tariffs 2012

Tariffs imposed by El Salvador in 2012 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was 164 percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was 4.10 percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was 2.28 .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were 6,790,962.99 and duty free tariff line items share was 61.89 percent.

Development Indicators 2012

Key Development Indicators of El Salvador in 2012 are below

  • El Salvador GDP in current US dollar was 21,386 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 3,210.00 .
  • El Salvador Trade balance: as % of GDP was -20.51.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was -4,386.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 77.65 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 14.99 .

Trade Indicators 2012

Trade Indicators for El Salvador in 2012 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.27.
  • Index of export market penetration was 2.94.
  • World Growth in percentage was -0.01 and El Salvador Country Growth was -3.28 .