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El Salvador Trade Summary

2017

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR EL SALVADOR 2017

Overall Exports and Imports for El Salvador 2017

Exports and imports of El Salvador in 2017 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 5,760 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 10,572 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 2,628 products were exported to 124 countries and 3,964 products were imported from 178 countries.

El Salvador top 5 Export and Import partners 2017

Top five countries to which El Salvador exported in 2017 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. El Salvador exports to United States worth US$ 2,588 million, with a partner share of 44.94 percent.
  2. El Salvador exports to Honduras worth US$ 797 million, with a partner share of 13.83 percent.
  3. El Salvador exports to Guatemala worth US$ 792 million, with a partner share of 13.75 percent.
  4. El Salvador exports to Nicaragua worth US$ 431 million, with a partner share of 7.48 percent.
  5. El Salvador exports to Costa Rica worth US$ 262 million, with a partner share of 4.55 percent.

Top five countries from which El Salvador imported goods in 2017 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. El Salvador imports from United States worth US$ 3,360 million, with a partner share of 31.78 percent.
  2. El Salvador imports from China worth US$ 1,444 million, with a partner share of 13.66 percent.
  3. El Salvador imports from Guatemala worth US$ 1,046 million, with a partner share of 9.89 percent.
  4. El Salvador imports from Mexico worth US$ 877 million, with a partner share of 8.30 percent.
  5. El Salvador imports from Honduras worth US$ 583 million, with a partner share of 5.52 percent.

El Salvador Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2017

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$ 602,898.52 million.
  2. El Salvador exported Jerseys, pullovers, etc, of man-made fibres, kn , worth US$ 240,789.66 million.
  3. El Salvador exported Men's or boys' underpants and briefs of cotton, , worth US$ 190,707.19 million.
  4. El Salvador exported Raw cane sugar, in solid form , worth US$ 187,188.17 million.
  5. El Salvador exported Electrical capacitors, fixed, tantalum, nes , worth US$ 162,262.54 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$ 1,012,632.06 million.
  2. El Salvador imported Other medicaments of mixed or unmixed products, , worth US$ 231,514.26 million.
  3. El Salvador imported Transmission apparatus, for radioteleph incorpo , worth US$ 215,298.20 million.
  4. El Salvador imported Petroleum gases and other gaseous hydrocarbons, , worth US$ 203,878.89 million.
  5. El Salvador imported T-shirts, singlets and other vests, of cotton, , worth US$ 153,607.78 million.

Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2017

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2017 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import

Tariffs 2017

Tariffs imposed by El Salvador in 2017 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was 164 percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was 3.69 percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was 2.07 .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were 7,202,375.31 and duty free tariff line items share was 62.52 percent.

Development Indicators 2017

Key Development Indicators of El Salvador in 2017 are below

  • El Salvador GDP in current US dollar was 24,928 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 3,600.00 .
  • El Salvador Trade balance: as % of GDP was -16.49.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was -4,111.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 74.46 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 17.58 .

Trade Indicators 2017

Trade Indicators for El Salvador in 2017 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.23.
  • Index of export market penetration was 3.08.
  • World Growth in percentage was 5.68 and El Salvador Country Growth was 3.44 .