Salvadoran Exports Grow 16%

Exports from January to October totaled $ 3,736 million, 16.1% more than the same period in 2009.

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Sales of non-traditional products increased 20%; exports of shrimp grew 190% and sugar sales were up 23.6%.

The traditional products were down 6.7%, mainly due to falling sales of coffee.

"$1.8 billion were shipped to the United States, representing an increment of 21.1%, while Central American exports reported an increase of 13.7%, totaling $ 1.3 billion. The countries listed before represent 84% of all Salvadoran exports" writes Elsalvador.com.



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Salvadoran Exports Up 5.6%

August 2013

During the first six months of 2013 foreign sales totaled $2.822 billion, $151 million more than in the same period in 2012.

From a press release issued by the Central Reserve Bank of El Salvador:

Total exports to June of this year amounted to $2822.2 million, up $150.6 million compared to the same period in 2012, the growth rate was 5.6% per year, with a gradual recovering its dynamism, informed the Office of Economic Studies and Statistics of the Central Reserve Bank of El Salvador.

El Salvador's Exports Increased by 9% in January

February 2012

Exports totalled $448.7 million in January 2012, a growth of 9.8% in value and 12.6% in volume compared to January 2011.

Included in the total exports are those of traditional products, whose sales grew at an annual rate of 39.1%, reported the Central Reserve Bank (BCR) of El Salvador.

El Salvador's January-May exports grow by 19%

July 2008

El Salvador's exports broke all records in the January-May period this year, growing at 19.4 percent compared with 2007 and totalling 1.906 billion dollars.

The Central Reserve Bank reports that the increase is due in part to the sale of non-traditional products, the good performance of the maquila sector, and the growth of coffee exports, which have brought in 50 percent more revenues than last year.

El Salvador registers 19.4 percent growth in exports

July 2008

El Salvador earned US$1.9 billion in exports January through May, a 19.4 percent increase on the same period of last year, reported the central bank, BCR.

Traditional exports contributed 11.5 percent of the total and grew at 36.6 percent year-on-year, largely thanks to increases in sales of coffee and sugar.

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