Annual International Trade Statistics by Country (HS02)
Publication date: 2021-11-14
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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TOTAL. ALL COMMODITIESEl SalvadorWorldExportsValue (US$)3,866,080,098.004,499,243,252.005,308,179,072.005,339,088,393.005,491,093,561.005,272,669,608.005,509,047,690.005,420,132,897.005,760,015,207.005,904,627,045.005,943,316,474.005,044,010,592.00
Value Growth, YoY (%)-16.6916.3717.970.582.84-3.974.48-1.616.272.510.65-15.13
ImportsValue (US$)7,325,362,175.008,416,163,087.009,964,507,544.0010,269,626,606.0010,771,952,672.0010,512,850,328.0010,293,395,314.009,825,783,205.0010,571,509,382.0011,829,783,403.0012,017,559,344.0010,326,577,920.00
Value Growth, YoY (%)-25.3814.8918.393.064.89-2.40-2.08-4.547.5811.901.58-14.07

The value of merchandise exports from El Salvador totalled $ 5.04 billion in 2020. Overall commodity exports from El Salvador decreased by 15.1% compared to 2019. Merchandise exports decreased by $ 899 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$)
  • Guatemala with a share of 16.8% (851 million US$)
  • Honduras with a share of 15.4% (778 million US$)
  • Nicaragua with a share of 7.26% (366 million US$)
  • Costa Rica with a share of 4.64% (234 million US$)
  • Mexico with a share of 2.46% (124 million US$)
  • Panama with a share of 1.88% (95 million US$)
  • Dominican Republic with a share of 1.78% (89 million US$)
  • China with a share of 1.53% (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$): 61 - Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted
  • 7.66% (386 million US$): 39 - Plastics and articles thereof
  • 6.08% (306 million US$): 48 - Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard
  • 5.68% (286 million US$): 17 - Sugars and sugar confectionery
  • 4.96% (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
  • 3.15% (159 million US$): 27 - Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes
  • 3.13% (158 million US$): 62 - Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted
  • 2.92% (147 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% ($567 million): 6109 - T-shirts, singlets and other vests, knitted or crocheted.
  • 5.01% ($253 million): 6110 - Jerseys, pullovers, cardigans, waist-coats and similar articles, knitted or crocheted.
  • 4.28% ($216 million): 3923 - Articles for the conveyance or packing of goods, of plastics; stoppers, lids, caps and other closures, of plastics.
  • 4.27% ($215 million): 1701 - Cane or beet sugar and chemically pure sucrose, in solid form.
  • 3.41% ($172 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.
  • 3.07% ($155 million): 6115 - Panty hose, tights, stockings, socks and other hosiery, including stockings for varicose veins and footwear without applied soles, knitted or crocheted.
  • 2.75% ($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 $ 10.3 billion in 2020. Overall commodity imports to El Salvador decreased by 14% compared to 2019. Merchandise imports decreased by $ 1.69 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 25% (2.68 billion US$)
  • China with a share of 14.3% (1.47 billion US$)
  • Guatemala with a share of 11.7% (1.21 billion US$)
  • Mexico with a share of 9.09% (939 million US$)
  • Honduras with a share of 6.47% (668 million US$)
  • Nicaragua with a share of 3.92% (404 million US$)
  • Costa Rica with a share of 2.95% (304 million US$)
  • Finland with a share of 1.95% (201 million US$)
  • Spain with a share of 1.77% (183 million US$)
  • Korea with a share of 1.71% (177 million US$)

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

  • 10.3% (1.06 billion US$): 27 - Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes
  • 9.58% (989 million US$): 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
  • 6.2% (640 million US$): 84 - Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof
  • 5.81% (600 million US$): 39 - Plastics and articles thereof
  • 4.26% (440 million US$): 87 - Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof
  • 4.13% (427 million US$): 30 - Pharmaceutical products
  • 3.14% (324 million US$): 61 - Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted
  • 2.98% (308 million US$): 48 - Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard
  • 2.73% (282 million US$): 21 - Miscellaneous edible preparations
  • 2.68% (277 million US$): 10 - Cereals

What did El Salvador import in 2020?

El Salvador's Top Imports in 2020:

  • 7.22% ($745 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% ($376 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.
  • 2.53% ($261 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.
  • 2.52% ($260 million): 8502 - Electric generating sets and rotary converters.
  • 2.11% ($217 million): 2711 - Petroleum gases and other gaseous hydrocarbons.
  • 1.72% ($178 million): 0406 - Cheese and curd.
  • 1.71% ($177 million): 6109 - T-shirts, singlets and other vests, knitted or crocheted.
  • 1.63% ($169 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.
  • 1.53% ($158 million): 1005 - Maize (corn).
  • 1.41% ($145 million): 2106 - Food preparations not elsewhere specified or included.

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