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El Salvador Trade Summary

2013

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR EL SALVADOR 2013

Overall Exports and Imports for El Salvador 2013

Exports and imports of El Salvador in 2013 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 5,519 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 10,748 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 2,605 products were exported to 116 countries and 3,944 products were imported from 180 countries.

El Salvador top 5 Export and Import partners 2013

Top five countries to which El Salvador exported in 2013 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. El Salvador exports to United States worth US$ 2,519 million, with a partner share of 45.64 percent.
  2. El Salvador exports to Honduras worth US$ 788 million, with a partner share of 14.28 percent.
  3. El Salvador exports to Guatemala worth US$ 732 million, with a partner share of 13.25 percent.
  4. El Salvador exports to Nicaragua worth US$ 326 million, with a partner share of 5.90 percent.
  5. El Salvador exports to Costa Rica worth US$ 235 million, with a partner share of 4.26 percent.

Top five countries from which El Salvador imported goods in 2013 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. El Salvador imports from United States worth US$ 3,799 million, with a partner share of 35.35 percent.
  2. El Salvador imports from China worth US$ 1,201 million, with a partner share of 11.17 percent.
  3. El Salvador imports from Guatemala worth US$ 887 million, with a partner share of 8.26 percent.
  4. El Salvador imports from Mexico worth US$ 734 million, with a partner share of 6.83 percent.
  5. El Salvador imports from Honduras worth US$ 510 million, with a partner share of 4.74 percent.

El Salvador Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2013

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$ 736,299.78 million.
  2. El Salvador exported Coffee, not roasted or decaffeinated , worth US$ 233,637.27 million.
  3. El Salvador exported Raw cane sugar, in solid form , worth US$ 190,100.77 million.
  4. El Salvador exported Hosiery and footwear, of cotton, knitted or cro , worth US$ 167,909.04 million.
  5. El Salvador exported Jerseys, pullovers, etc, of cotton, knitted or , worth US$ 137,452.47 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$ 1,803,490.92 million.
  2. El Salvador imported Weft knits or crocheted fabrics of cotton , worth US$ 258,438.11 million.
  3. El Salvador imported Other medicaments of mixed or unmixed products, , worth US$ 207,380.43 million.
  4. El Salvador imported Transmission apparatus, for radioteleph incorpo , worth US$ 154,036.01 million.
  5. El Salvador imported Propane, liquefied , worth US$ 109,413.79 million.

Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2013

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2013 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import

Tariffs 2013

Tariffs imposed by El Salvador in 2013 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was 164 percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was 4.29 percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was 2.12 .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were 6,725,842.16 and duty free tariff line items share was 59.84 percent.

Development Indicators 2013

Key Development Indicators of El Salvador in 2013 are below

  • El Salvador GDP in current US dollar was 21,991 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 3,350.00 .
  • El Salvador Trade balance: as % of GDP was -21.00.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was -4,618.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 80.45 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 16.43 .

Trade Indicators 2013

Trade Indicators for El Salvador in 2013 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.28.
  • Index of export market penetration was 2.85.
  • World Growth in percentage was 1.20 and El Salvador Country Growth was -3.50 .