El Salvador is the 100th largest export economy in the world. In 2016, El Salvador exported $12.6B and imported $22.5B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $9.9B. In 2016 the GDP of El Salvador was $26.8B and its GDP per capita was $8.62k.
The top exports of El Salvador are Knit T-shirts ($871M), Knit Sweaters ($435M), Electrical Capacitors ($351M), Knit Men's Undergarments ($229M) and Knit Socks and Hosiery ($211M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Refined Petroleum ($940M), Packaged Medicaments ($408M), Unspecified ($393M), Light Rubberized Knitted Fabric ($258M) and Petroleum Gas ($223M).
The top export destinations of El Salvador are the United States ($2.57B), Honduras ($754M), Guatemala ($718M), Nicaragua ($347M) and Costa Rica ($247M). The top import origins are the United States ($2.93B), China ($771M), Mexico ($596M), Panama ($342M) and Costa Rica ($274M).