El Salvador

-0.34

Econ Complexity 73rd of 126
1980
2017

$5.89B

Exports 102nd of 221
1980
2017

$10.5B

Imports 86th of 221
1980
2017

$8.01k

GDP Per Capita 123rd of 214
1990
2017
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El Salvador is the 102nd largest export economy in the world and the 73rd most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2017, El Salvador exported $5.89B and imported $10.5B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $4.64B. In 2017 the GDP of El Salvador was $24.8B and its GDP per capita was $8.01k.

The top exports of El Salvador are Knit T-shirts ($765M), Knit Sweaters ($423M), Knit Socks and Hosiery ($264M), Raw Sugar ($221M) and Knit Men's Undergarments ($218M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Refined Petroleum ($952M), Packaged Medicaments ($285M), Petroleum Gas ($254M), Light Rubberized Knitted Fabric ($253M) and Broadcasting Equipment ($216M).

The top export destinations of El Salvador are the United States ($2.48B), Guatemala ($791M), Honduras ($778M), Nicaragua ($431M) and Costa Rica ($261M). The top import origins are the United States ($3.26B), China ($1.43B), Guatemala ($1.03B), Mexico ($900M) and Honduras ($578M).

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

Economic Complexity of El Salvador

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