Dynamics of US trade with El Salvador from 2012 to 2017

Published or Updated: Aug 11, 2018

The dynamics of US trade in goods with El Salvador from 2012 to 2017: turnover, exports, imports, balance, rank, share, products.

Dynamics of US foreign trade with El Salvador from 2012 to 2017 (in million US dollars)
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Turnover 5,740 5,777 5,768 5,865 5,530 5,593
Exports 3,071 3,262 3,296 3,247 2,957 3,051
Imports 2,669 2,515 2,472 2,618 2,572 2,542
Balance 401 747 824 629 385 509
Dynamics of the rank and share of El Salvador in US foreign trade from 2012 to 2017
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Rank in US trade 58 60 61 57 59 58
Share in US trade, % 0.148 0.148 0.143 0.154 0.149 0.141
Rank in US exports 53 52 53 51 51 51
Share in US exports, % 0.199 0.207 0.204 0.216 0.204 0.197
Rank in US import 63 63 63 61 63 64
Share in US imports, % 0.114 0.108 0.103 0.114 0.114 0.106
Dynamics of the structure of US exports to El Salvador by product types from 2012 to 2017 (percent of total exports)
Рroduct type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) 14.4 12.7 15.0 14.2 18.2 14.6
Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) 11.3 18.6 24.6 17.6 19.4 21.5
Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) 11.7 10.5 9.8 9.8 11.3 10.5
Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) 4.0 3.7 3.5 3.8 3.0 3.2
Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) 21.7 19.2 18.6 16.8 13.7 15.8
Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2
Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.5 1.6 2.1
Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) 23.5 24.1 19.4 25.6 22.9 22.4
Dynamics of the structure of US imports from El Salvador by product types from 2012 to 2017 (percent of total imports)
Рroduct type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) 18.0 12.8 9.7 10.5 10.0 9.2
Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.8 1.2
Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) 73.0 78.1 81.2 79.0 79.4 79.3
Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) 2.3 1.4 1.1 0.6 0.4 0.5
Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) 0.7 0.8 0.9 0.6 0.5 0.8
Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) 1.0 1.4 2.5 2.4 2.7 2.7
Dynamics of US exports to El Salvador from 2012 to 2017 by product groups (in million US dollars)
HS
code
Name of product group 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
01 Live animals 1.9 2.5 3.2 3.5 3.9 4.0
02 Meat and edible meat offal 17.7 22.0 24.1 27.7 29.9 31.7
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates​ 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.9
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 11.5 12.2 13.7 13.6 11.6 11.9
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.9 0.4 0.8 0.5 0.4 1.4
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1.3 2.0 2.6 3.0 3.2 3.6
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 15.6 14.3 18.1 19.5 16.8 15.4
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1.4 1.4 1.4 2.1 1.1 0.9
10 Cereals 185.1 160.3 206.2 171.8 245.4 171.7
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0.9 0.8 0.7 0.6 0.8 0.5
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 22.0 3.7 3.4 6.8 6.6 10.9
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0.4 0.3 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.7
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.5 0.9
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 20.1 13.8 12.2 11.0 6.5 11.4
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 2.4 3.4 3.7 3.9 3.2 3.7
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 3.3 3.1 2.6 2.0 1.6 2.3
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 10.3 6.4 13.4 13.2 11.7 11.2
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 8.8 9.0 8.0 11.8 12.8 13.4
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 9.6 10.6 13.2 14.5 15.7 16.7
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 47.0 49.9 50.8 54.2 67.2 47.3
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2.5 2.8 3.5 3.2 3.6 5.3
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 77.8 96.0 111.3 98.3 93.4 79.7
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1.4 2.7 1.9 2.9 2.0 2.5
26 Ores, slag and ash 0.3 0.2 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.2
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 346.7 602.9 808.4 568.2 571.0 653.9
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 13.2 15.0 15.7 13.2 13.9 11.1
29 Organic chemicals 15.1 15.6 14.8 14.6 15.7 26.6
30 Pharmaceutical products 13.4 12.4 7.5 7.2 6.6 5.8
31 Fertilizers 36.0 18.8 6.4 12.6 1.9 4.7
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 27.2 26.1 25.4 26.0 30.0 28.0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 14.6 15.4 18.6 18.5 19.6 24.6
34 Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster 8.8 9.4 8.7 9.7 11.1 11.0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 2.8 2.5 3.1 3.5 4.8 4.8
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 6.4 5.4 6.0 4.8 4.9 3.3
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 29.1 28.1 25.2 26.8 26.3 25.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 182.3 182.1 177.2 167.3 177.8 164.5
40 Rubber and articles thereof 10.6 11.9 14.9 15.5 20.6 11.2
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 1.0 0.9 1.3 0.2 0.2 0.1
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1.7 2.1 2.3 2.2 1.9 2.4
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal​ 2.4 2.8 2.5 1.9 0.9 1.1
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 20.9 23.9 24.0 22.3 10.7 11.4
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard​ 93.5 89.3 82.8 89.1 72.7 79.5
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 5.2 5.2 5.5 9.0 3.8 5.2
50 Silk 0.1 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 2.3 1.5 1.8 1.4 1.8 2.3
52 Cotton 165.4 149.4 137.0 106.7 49.5 96.9
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0.0 0.1 0.4 0.2 0.0 0.1
54 Man-made filaments 66.9 71.0 78.1 79.6 72.6 75.9
55 Man-made staple fibers 56.2 70.8 77.2 85.0 51.6 67.3
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 15.0 13.9 12.8 14.0 9.0 11.2
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 1.0 0.7 1.1 1.2 0.8 1.0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 9.9 7.5 12.0 9.3 9.9 5.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 2.8 2.0 1.7 3.2 3.1 4.4
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 225.2 192.4 153.8 89.9 81.5 70.6
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted​​ 101.7 93.1 101.9 112.7 88.7 104.8
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 5.5 5.0 6.7 13.3 12.9 10.7
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 8.0 12.2 19.5 20.9 20.2 23.3
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 5.4 7.6 7.4 8.9 4.1 6.9
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.0
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2.9 3.9 3.7 5.4 7.4 8.0
69 Ceramic products 0.8 1.2 0.8 1.5 0.6 0.7
70 Glass and glassware​ 3.0 2.2 2.4 2.4 2.0 3.2
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1.9 2.6 4.4 4.9 5.4 5.0
72 Iron and steel 1.7 2.2 2.1 1.8 0.9 0.7
73 Articles of iron or steel 10.6 13.7 13.4 13.0 8.1 12.7
74 Copper and articles thereof 2.6 2.5 1.7 1.6 1.1 1.0
75 Nickel and articles thereof 3.2 2.2 0.9 0.8 1.3 1.4
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 6.1 7.7 5.3 5.9 5.3 5.0
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1
80 Tin and articles thereof 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.4 0.4
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 2.8 1.6 4.4 11.3 20.1 30.8
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 5.3 4.6 6.4 6.2 4.9 6.4
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 3.6 4.4 5.7 6.5 5.6 6.5
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof​ 228.8 221.4 224.2 245.1 223.8 221.4
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 182.2 191.1 175.2 204.6 189.9 199.9
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 0.4 1.1 1.0 1.1 1.7 2.4
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 67.8 74.4 69.0 82.7 92.5 85.5
88 Aircraft, spacecraft and parts thereof​ 198.5 247.4 121.6 249.4 106.3 122.9
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1.6 0.8 0.7 1.9 2.7 2.6
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 42.9 49.9 46.3 45.4 59.3 48.5
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof​ 1.1 1.1 1.3 1.3 0.9 0.8
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 1.4 1.9 0.7 0.8 0.7 1.0
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 1.1 1.7 1.5 2.9 1.4 5.5
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 11.5 14.3 10.6 15.5 11.2 10.9
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 7.7 7.5 7.7 9.4 9.1 8.3
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 8.3 8.9 10.2 8.9 6.6 7.1
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 332.6 275.8 215.6 290.8 247.8 247.5
Dynamics of US imports from El Salvador from 2012 to 2017 by product groups (in million US dollars)
HS
code
Name of product group 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
01 Live animals 0.7 1.8 1.5 3.1 2.3 2.3
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates​ 7.1 8.8 5.5 4.7 4.6 6.0
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1.4 1.3 1.7 3.1 4.4 4.1
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 10.1 11.9 10.8 12.9 12.9 12.5
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 15.3 16.1 13.7 11.6 11.1 12.3
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 2.7 4.1 3.9 4.3 5.7 4.5
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 123.4 93.1 49.9 77.3 50.6 63.5
10 Cereals 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.4
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.2
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 1.2 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.2 0.2
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.5
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 200.6 85.8 96.3 96.7 97.9 56.4
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1.0 0.9 0.8 1.0 1.2 1.3
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 21.2 25.2 25.4 24.4 26.0 30.2
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 3.3 4.2 5.3 4.4 4.2 3.8
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 8.7 9.7 10.1 14.5 16.7 16.8
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 82.5 57.1 12.8 14.1 17.2 18.2
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1.1 1.1 1.0 0.7 0.6 0.8
29 Organic chemicals 0.5 0.7 0.1 0.4 0.1 0.8
30 Pharmaceutical products 1.7 1.6 1.2 0.6 4.0 10.6
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0.4 0.3 0.6 0.6 0.7 1.0
34 Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.1
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0.1 0.7 0.3 0.2 0.3 3.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 19.5 18.9 19.3 18.3 14.6 14.2
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.1 0.3 0.6 0.7 0.2 0.1
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2.3 3.2 2.5 2.2 2.3 1.9
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal​ 2.7 2.7 1.9 1.8 1.7 1.8
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard​ 3.9 4.4 4.5 5.1 4.4 3.8
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.4 0.4 0.6 0.6 1.3 1.6
52 Cotton 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.1
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0.8 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.9
54 Man-made filaments 3.6 3.4 3.6 5.0 3.0 2.4
55 Man-made staple fibers 2.8 2.5 3.3 3.7 2.9 2.9
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.1 0.0 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.1
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 1.8 2.1 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.9
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 4.8 3.1 3.1 2.5 2.3 2.1
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 2.7 1.9 0.8 0.9 0.9 1.8
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted​​ 1627.6 1623.4 1668.8 1728.0 1718.2 1697.5
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 253.6 278.9 276.7 269.3 268.9 264.4
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 29.5 24.1 20.5 22.4 21.0 26.4
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 20.3 24.1 28.1 32.3 22.2 13.2
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1.5 0.8 0.8 0.9 0.7 1.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 13.0 22.3 27.3 22.8 31.3 36.7
70 Glass and glassware​ 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 61.7 35.2 26.8 14.6 11.5 11.8
72 Iron and steel 0.2 0.1 0.4 0.5 0.9 1.3
73 Articles of iron or steel 0.2 0.4 0.5 1.1 0.5 0.6
74 Copper and articles thereof 5.0 4.7 4.4 2.4 1.5 1.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 10.5 11.9 11.4 8.4 6.7 12.2
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.8 1.3 1.5
80 Tin and articles thereof 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.4 0.7 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0.9 1.2 3.6 2.7 2.1 2.4
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1.6 1.2 1.0 0.9 0.5 1.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof​ 4.1 2.4 1.4 1.4 7.6 1.7
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 21.2 30.8 60.3 59.4 61.8 64.5
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2
88 Aircraft, spacecraft and parts thereof​ 0.6 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.3
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.6 1.0
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 1.3 1.3 2.3 4.6 17.2 11.1
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 5.5 7.1 10.9 8.8 6.0 5.9
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1.0 0.8 0.9 2.4 2.5 2.4
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 78.7 72.9 38.8 113.4 90.0 98.5
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce