El Salvador is the 99th largest export economy in the world. In 2016, El Salvador exported $5.71B and imported $9.9B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $4.18B. 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 ($783M), Electrical Capacitors ($365M), Knit Sweaters ($309M), Knit Men's Undergarments ($226M) and Knit Socks and Hosiery ($210M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Refined Petroleum ($889M), Packaged Medicaments ($282M), Light Rubberized Knitted Fabric ($259M), Cars ($190M) and Petroleum Gas ($180M).
The top export destinations of El Salvador are the United States ($2.6B), Guatemala ($797M), Honduras ($736M), Nicaragua ($346M) and Costa Rica ($248M). The top import origins are the United States ($3.56B), Guatemala ($1.08B), China ($863M), Mexico ($728M) and Honduras ($604M).