El Salvador: Trade Gap Grows 21%
Between January and August 2010, the country's balance of payments deficit reached $2.16 billion, 21% more than in the same period of 2009.
Monday, September 27, 2010
El Salvador's exports totaled $2.99 billion while the value of its imports was $5.61 billion for the period, according to statistics from the country's central bank (BCR).
At the end of 2013, the difference between exports and imports continued to rise reaching $5.281 billion.
In 2009, the country had an external trade deficit of $3.45 billion, 33.6% less than in 2008.
El Salvador's trade deficit increased by 17.2 percent, and totalled 2.643 billion dollars between January and June of this year, the Central Reserve Bank reported Tuesday.
El Salvador registered a first-quarter trade deficit of US$1.254 million, a 20.4 percent increase on the same period of last year.
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