El Salvador

-0.27

Econ Complexity 47th of 89
1980
2016

$5.3B

Exports 73rd of 120
1980
2016

$9.7B

Imports 70th of 120
1980
2016

$8.62k

GDP Per Capita 69th of 89
1990
2016
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El Salvador is the 73rd largest export economy in the world and the 48th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2016, El Salvador exported $5.3B and imported $9.7B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $4.42B. 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 ($794M), Knit Sweaters ($292M), Knit Men's Undergarments ($227M), Knit Socks and Hosiery ($205M) and Electrical Capacitors ($174M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Refined Petroleum ($942M), Packaged Medicaments ($298M), Light Rubberized Knitted Fabric ($258M), Cars ($187M) and Broadcasting Equipment ($169M).

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).

El Salvador borders Guatemala by land and Honduras and Nicaragua by sea.

Economic Complexity of El Salvador

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