El Salvador Trade Summary

2018 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): 5,905
No. Of products: 2,615
No. Of partners: 127
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 11,830
No. Of products: 3,938
No. Of partners: 183

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
T-shirts, singlets a ...652,052.46
Jerseys, pullovers, ...244,864.38
Electrical capacitor ...171,395.61
Hosiery and footwear ...165,688.41
Raw cane sugar, in s ...159,040.98
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils, etc, ...1,341,732.77
Petroleum gases and ...259,710.09
T-shirts, singlets a ...249,272.87
Other medicaments of ...244,384.73
Transmission apparat ...221,013.21

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States2,625 44.45
Honduras906 15.34
Guatemala848 14.36
Nicaragua406 6.88
Costa Rica259 4.39
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States3,799 32.11
China1,658 14.01
Guatemala1,170 9.89
Mexico930 7.86
Honduras754 6.37

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials239 4.05 862 7.29 1.82
Intermediate goods1,049 17.77 3,417 28.89 1.12
Consumer goods4,311 73.02 5,665 47.89 2.99
Capital goods304 5.15 1,865 15.76 1.03

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.38
Index of export market penetration: 2.91
World Growth: 3.50
Country Growth: -13.87

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 16
Maximum Rate (%): 164
Simple Average (%): 3.47
Weighted Average (%): 1.94
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 7,812,206.91
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 63.27

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$): 26,057
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 3,820.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -19.71
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -5,136.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 18.40
Trade (% of GDP): 77.53