El Salvador
Foreign Trade
Between USA and El Salvador

Waterborne foreign imports from El Salvador to the United States in 2015 totaled $2,230,167,031. Exports to El Salvador in 2015 were $2,582,189,746.

Information about foreign trade between El Salvador and US ports is avaiable for imports and exports.

The value of container cargo imported from El Salvador represented 96.5% of all vessel imports, $2,152,388,749 versus $2,230,167,031.

By weight, container cargo imports from El Salvador represented 48.1% of all vessel shippments, 287,483,137 (kg) versus 597,156,059 (kg).

Complete details for vessel and container imports and exports since 2003 are shown in the tables and charts below.

Trade totals are only for the USA ports listed here at World Port Source.

Vessel measured by value ($US)
Year Imports Exports
2015  $2,230,167,031  $2,582,189,746
2014  $2,185,853,055  $2,782,070,779
2013  $2,199,820,274  $2,607,840,734
2012  $2,344,520,885  $2,452,026,435
2011  $2,219,989,536  $2,842,258,339
2010  $1,920,048,390  $1,923,213,964
2009  $1,616,870,139  $1,600,210,439
2008  $2,009,015,658  $1,997,683,212
2007  $1,853,365,553  $1,802,232,261
2006  $1,657,929,900  $1,678,211,647
2005  $1,833,110,604  $1,447,944,126
2004  $1,812,455,610  $1,396,152,353
2003  $1,853,413,521  $1,437,202,205


Chart of foreign trade by value - $USD


Container measured by value ($US)
Year Imports Exports
2015  $2,152,388,749  $1,364,106,520
2014  $2,101,138,654  $1,234,864,235
2013  $2,080,929,193  $1,260,253,164
2012  $2,099,602,788  $1,329,663,162
2011  $2,103,328,227  $1,310,853,418
2010  $1,846,595,049  $992,344,128
2009  $1,486,424,976  $814,340,510
2008  $1,731,841,923  $940,068,744
2007  $1,608,662,921  $933,296,008
2006  $1,477,897,816  $878,518,472
2005  $1,686,571,889  $825,300,232
2004  $1,755,593,893  $804,016,282
2003  $1,791,963,357  $833,976,752


Chart of foreign trade by value - $USD


Vessel measured by weight (kg)
Year Imports Exports
2015  597,156,059  2,837,526,695
2014  568,282,235  2,656,536,788
2013  628,289,835  2,084,686,680
2012  823,295,355  1,982,775,612
2011  566,706,471  2,620,497,691
2010  487,861,555  2,088,632,363
2009  585,025,827  1,903,456,236
2008  916,997,431  1,929,641,187
2007  752,593,296  1,895,332,592
2006  607,600,426  1,942,102,557
2005  621,766,481  1,587,660,532
2004  475,537,131  1,611,932,779
2003  425,189,298  1,725,740,679


Chart of foreign trade by weight - kg


Container measured by weight (kg)
Year Imports Exports
2015  287,483,137  519,422,768
2014  287,483,137  484,711,604
2013  299,467,404  482,019,639
2012  307,049,350  474,692,306
2011  326,269,163  520,407,376
2010  305,053,639  445,446,826
2009  253,016,345  393,221,822
2008  277,499,491  372,768,902
2007  254,762,701  342,161,336
2006  209,262,271  331,490,889
2005  250,964,578  298,233,281
2004  261,131,891  294,876,524
2003  270,944,872  330,418,703


Chart of foreign trade by weight - kg


Complete import and export trade data is available from the
Foreign Trade Division of the U.S. Census Bureau
usatrade.census.gov