Annual International Trade Statistics by Country (HS02)
Publication date: 2021-04-05
Reporting period: 2002 - 2020
Timeseries: 177 million
Source:UN Comtrade
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El Salvador | Imports and Exports | World | ALL COMMODITIES | Value (US$) and Value Growth, YoY (%) | 2009 - 2020

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Commodity Reporter Partner Trade flow Indicator 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
TOTAL. ALL COMMODITIES El Salvador World Exports Value (US$) 3 866 080 098.00 4 499 243 252.00 5 308 179 072.00 5 339 088 393.00 5 491 093 561.00 5 272 669 608.00 5 509 047 690.00 5 420 132 897.00 5 760 015 207.00 5 904 627 045.00 5 943 316 474.00 5 030 095 607.00
Value Growth, YoY (%) -16.698 16.377 17.979 0.582 2.847 -3.977 4.483 -1.613 6.27 2.51 0.655 -15.365
Imports Value (US$) 7 325 362 175.00 8 416 163 087.00 9 964 507 544.00 10 269 626 606.00 10 771 952 672.00 10 512 850 328.00 10 293 395 314.00 9 825 783 205.00 10 571 509 382.00 11 829 783 403.00 12 017 559 344.00 10 593 723 196.00
Value Growth, YoY (%) -25.385 14.89 18.397 3.062 4.891 -2.405 -2.087 -4.542 7.589 11.902 1.587 -11.847

The value of merchandise exports from El Salvador totalled $ 5.03 billion in 2020. Overall commodity exports from El Salvador decreased by 15.3% compared to 2019. Merchandise exports decreased by $ 913 million (the value of merchandise exports from El Salvador amounted to $5.94 billion in 2019)

El Salvador's exports 2020 by country

Top export destinations of commodities from El Salvador in 2020:

  • USA with a share of 39% (1.99 billion US$)
  • Guatemala with a share of 16.8% (848 million US$)
  • Honduras with a share of 15.4% (776 million US$)
  • Nicaragua with a share of 7.24% (364 million US$)
  • Costa Rica with a share of 4.62% (232 million US$)
  • Mexico with a share of 2.46% (124 million US$)
  • Panama with a share of 1.86% (93 million US$)
  • Dominican Republic with a share of 1.77% (89 million US$)
  • China with a share of 1.54% (77 million US$)
  • Korea with a share of 1.21% (61 million US$)

Exports structure from El Salvador in 2020 represented by the following main commodity groups:

  • 27% (1.36 billion US$): 61 - Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted
  • 7.66% (385 million US$): 39 - Plastics and articles thereof
  • 6.05% (304 million US$): 48 - Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard
  • 5.7% (287 million US$): 17 - Sugars and sugar confectionery
  • 4.97% (250 million US$): 85 - Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles
  • 3.58% (180 million US$): 30 - Pharmaceutical products
  • 3.14% (158 million US$): 62 - Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted
  • 3.13% (157 million US$): 27 - Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes
  • 2.91% (146 million US$): 19 - Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers' wares
  • 2.48% (125 million US$): 63 - Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags

What did El Salvador export in 2020?

El Salvador's Top Exports in 2020:

  • 11.2% ($566 million): 6109 - T-shirts, singlets and other vests, knitted or crocheted.
  • 5.03% ($253 million): 6110 - Jerseys, pullovers, cardigans, waist-coats and similar articles, knitted or crocheted.
  • 4.29% ($215 million): 1701 - Cane or beet sugar and chemically pure sucrose, in solid form.
  • 4.28% ($215 million): 3923 - Articles for the conveyance or packing of goods, of plastics; stoppers, lids, caps and other closures, of plastics.
  • 3.4% ($171 million): 4818 - Toilet paper and similar paper, cellulose wadding or webs of cellulose fibres, of a kind used for household or sanitary purposes, in rolls of a width not exceeding 36 cm, or cut to size or shape; handkerchiefs, cleansing tissues, towels, tablecloths, serviettes, napkins for babies, tampons, bed sheets and similar household, sanitary or hospital articles, articles of apparel and clothing accessories, of paper pulp, paper, cellulose wadding or webs of cellulose fibres.
  • 3.18% ($160 million): 3004 - Medicaments (excluding goods of heading 30.02, 30.05 or 30.06) consisting of mixed or unmixed products for therapeutic or prophylactic uses, put up in measured doses (including those in the form of transdermal administration systems) or in forms or packings for retail sale.
  • 3.08% ($155 million): 6115 - Panty hose, tights, stockings, socks and other hosiery, including stockings for varicose veins and footwear without applied soles, knitted or crocheted.
  • 2.76% ($139 million): 8532 - Electrical capacitors, fixed, variable or adjustable (pre-set).
  • 2.64% ($133 million): 6107 - Men's or boys' underpants, briefs, nightshirts, pyjamas, bathrobes, dressing gowns and similar articles, knitted or crocheted.
  • 2.15% ($108 million): 0901 - Coffee, whether or not roasted or decaffeinated; coffee husks and skins; coffee substitutes containing coffee in any proportion.

The value of merchandise imports to El Salvador totalled $ 10.5 billion in 2020. Overall commodity imports to El Salvador decreased by 11.8% compared to 2019. Merchandise imports decreased by $ 1.42 billion (the value of merchandise imports to El Salvador was equal to $12 billion in 2019)

El Salvador's imports 2020 by country

Top trading partners (import sources) of El Salvador in 2020:

  • USA with a share of 26% (2.79 billion US$)
  • China with a share of 14.6% (1.54 billion US$)
  • Guatemala with a share of 11.4% (1.21 billion US$)
  • Mexico with a share of 8.87% (940 million US$)
  • Honduras with a share of 6.44% (682 million US$)
  • Nicaragua with a share of 3.83% (406 million US$)
  • Costa Rica with a share of 2.85% (302 million US$)
  • Finland with a share of 1.9% (201 million US$)
  • Spain with a share of 1.75% (186 million US$)
  • Japan with a share of 1.75% (185 million US$)

Imports structure to El Salvador in 2020 represented by the following main commodity groups:

  • 9.83% (1.04 billion US$): 27 - Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes
  • 9.46% (1 billion US$): 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
  • 6.16% (652 million US$): 84 - Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof
  • 6.02% (638 million US$): 39 - Plastics and articles thereof
  • 4.14% (439 million US$): 87 - Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof
  • 4.12% (437 million US$): 30 - Pharmaceutical products
  • 3.13% (332 million US$): 61 - Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted
  • 2.95% (313 million US$): 48 - Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard
  • 2.66% (282 million US$): 21 - Miscellaneous edible preparations
  • 2.62% (278 million US$): 72 - Iron and steel

What did El Salvador import in 2020?

El Salvador's Top Imports in 2020:

  • 6.81% ($722 million): 2710 - Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals, other than crude; preparations not elsewhere specified or included, containing by weight 70 % or more of petroleum oils or of oils obtained from bituminous minerals, these oils being the basic constituents of the preparations; waste oils.
  • 3.64% ($386 million): 3004 - Medicaments (excluding goods of heading 30.02, 30.05 or 30.06) consisting of mixed or unmixed products for therapeutic or prophylactic uses, put up in measured doses (including those in the form of transdermal administration systems) or in forms or packings for retail sale.
  • 2.47% ($262 million): 8525 - Transmission apparatus for radio-telephony, radio-telegraphy, radio-broadcasting or television, whether or not incorporating reception apparatus or sound recording or reproducing apparatus; television cameras; still image video cameras and other video camera recorders; digital cameras.
  • 2.45% ($260 million): 8502 - Electric generating sets and rotary converters.
  • 2.05% ($217 million): 2711 - Petroleum gases and other gaseous hydrocarbons.
  • 1.68% ($178 million): 6109 - T-shirts, singlets and other vests, knitted or crocheted.
  • 1.67% ($177 million): 0406 - Cheese and curd.
  • 1.57% ($166 million): 8703 - Motor cars and other motor vehicles principally designed for the transport of persons (other than those of heading 87.02), including station wagons and racing cars.
  • 1.39% ($147 million): 1005 - Maize (corn).
  • 1.38% ($146 million): 6006 - Other knitted or crocheted fabrics.

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El Salvador | Imports and Exports | World | ALL COMMODITIES | Value (US$) and Value Growth, YoY (%) | 2009 - 2020