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El Salvador Trade Summary

2016

El Salvador exports, imports, tariff by year.
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TRADE SUMMARY FOR EL SALVADOR 2016

Overall Exports and Imports for El Salvador 2016

Exports and imports of El Salvador in 2016 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 5,420 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 9,826 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 2,599 products were exported to 130 countries and 3,946 products were imported from 173 countries.

El Salvador top 5 Export and Import partners 2016

Top five countries to which El Salvador exported in 2016 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. El Salvador exports to United States worth US$ 2,572 million, with a partner share of 47.46 percent.
  2. El Salvador exports to Honduras worth US$ 766 million, with a partner share of 14.14 percent.
  3. El Salvador exports to Guatemala worth US$ 744 million, with a partner share of 13.72 percent.
  4. El Salvador exports to Nicaragua worth US$ 389 million, with a partner share of 7.18 percent.
  5. El Salvador exports to Costa Rica worth US$ 248 million, with a partner share of 4.58 percent.

Top five countries from which El Salvador imported goods in 2016 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. El Salvador imports from United States worth US$ 3,177 million, with a partner share of 32.34 percent.
  2. El Salvador imports from China worth US$ 1,402 million, with a partner share of 14.27 percent.
  3. El Salvador imports from Guatemala worth US$ 994 million, with a partner share of 10.12 percent.
  4. El Salvador imports from Mexico worth US$ 739 million, with a partner share of 7.52 percent.
  5. El Salvador imports from Honduras worth US$ 497 million, with a partner share of 5.06 percent.

El Salvador Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2016

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$ 641,535.20 million.
  2. El Salvador exported Jerseys, pullovers, etc, of man-made fibres, kn , worth US$ 199,328.42 million.
  3. El Salvador exported Men's or boys' underpants and briefs of cotton, , worth US$ 196,448.03 million.
  4. El Salvador exported T-shirts, singlets, etc, of other textiles, nes , worth US$ 152,495.46 million.
  5. El Salvador exported Electrical capacitors, fixed, tantalum, nes , worth US$ 140,512.31 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$ 908,511.75 million.
  2. El Salvador imported Other medicaments of mixed or unmixed products, , worth US$ 222,572.68 million.
  3. El Salvador imported Transmission apparatus, for radioteleph incorpo , worth US$ 169,165.32 million.
  4. El Salvador imported Petroleum gases and other gaseous hydrocarbons, , worth US$ 151,483.60 million.
  5. El Salvador imported Maize (excl. seed) , worth US$ 149,670.17 million.

Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2016

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2016 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import

Tariffs 2016

Tariffs imposed by El Salvador in 2016 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was not available percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was not available percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was not available .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were not available and duty free tariff line items share was not available percent.

Development Indicators 2016

Key Development Indicators of El Salvador in 2016 are below

  • El Salvador GDP in current US dollar was 24,191 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 3,510.00 .
  • El Salvador Trade balance: as % of GDP was -15.90.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was -3,847.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 72.82 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 17.73 .

Trade Indicators 2016

Trade Indicators for El Salvador in 2016 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.27.
  • Index of export market penetration was 3.02.
  • World Growth in percentage was -1.38 and El Salvador Country Growth was -0.25 .