Salvadoran exports to the US increase 9.8%

Despite the contraction of the American economy, Salvadoran sales to said market continue to grow.

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

According to the Department of Economic Studies and Statistics of the Central Reserve Bank of El Salvador (BCR), exports to the United States increased 9.8% during the third quarter of the year in relation to the same period in the previous year, while sales to Central America grew 27.3% annually.



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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.

Salvadoran exports increase despite crisis

September 2008

Exporter and the government expect that demand will not dry up due to the global situation.

The president of the Salvadoran Corporation of Exporters (Coexport), Vilma Calderon, explained that this behavior is rare. "Exports have not fallen at all, instead they have increased by 20% as of August, they are three times the growth rate for 2007 when we grew 7.5%.

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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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