El Salvador: Trade Statistics

Exports
Exporter Rank
83/137
Imports
Importer Rank
77/137
Balance
Trade Balance Rank
96/137
Note: UN Comtrade Data (2015) are used for computing ranks.

Total Trade

Total Exports (2015) $5,484,927,973
Total Imports (2015) $10,415,403,186
Trade Balance (2015) -$4,930,475,213
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) Source: The World Bank (2015) 25.96%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) Source: The World Bank (2015) 42.03%

Trade Partners

Top 10 Export
Partners
Export Volume ($)
United States $2,580,576,420
Honduras $760,571,468
Guatemala $743,005,955
Nicaragua $363,025,344
Costa Rica $248,112,732
Panama $131,898,191
Dominican Republic $86,087,431
Mexico $67,498,369
Canada $47,632,735
China $43,906,033
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Percentage Distribution
Top 10 Import
Partners
Import Volume ($)
United States $4,102,767,722
Guatemala $996,909,055
China $845,066,340
Mexico $765,471,854
Honduras $589,330,300
Costa Rica $258,153,899
Nicaragua $243,303,704
Germany $175,512,219
Brazil $170,444,108
Korea, South $163,654,158
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Percentage Distribution

Traded Goods (at the 2-digit HS Code level)

Top 10 Export
Goods (by HS Code)
Export Volume ($)
61 Articles of Apparel and Clothing Accessories, Knitted or Crocheted (Apparel: Knit) $1,888,167,696
39 Plastics and Articles Thereof (Plastics) $341,161,834
62 Articles of Apparel and Clothing Accessories, Not Knitted or Crocheted (Apparel: Non Knit) $288,086,136
48 Paper and Paperboard; Articles of Paper Pulp, of Paper or of Paperboard (Paper) $271,593,148
17 Sugars and Sugar Confectionery (Sugar & Confectionery) $256,961,859
85 Electrical Machinery and Equipment and Parts Thereof; Sound Recorders and Reproducers, Television Image and Sound Recorders and Reproducers, and Parts and Accessories of Such Articles (Electrical Machinery) $236,045,063
09 Coffee, Tea, Mate'and Spices (Coffee & Spices) $150,454,098
19 Preparations of Cereals, Flour, Starch or Milk; Bakers’ Wares (Cereal, Flour & Starch) $135,945,213
72 Iron and Steel (Iron & Steel) $124,429,975
30 Pharmaceutical Products (Pharmaceuticals) $124,137,872
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Percentage Distribution
Percentage Distribution

Sources:

UN Comtrade (2015) except where stated otherwise.
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