$412.3 million exported by the services sector in El Salvador

Services sales equal that of maquilas and represent three fourths of the non-traditional exports.

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

The diagnostic on the capacity for the export of services done by the agency in 2008, indicates that based on the close out of the balance of payments by the Central Bank (BCR) 2007, exports for this item were at $1.5 billion.
The data from the BCR reveal that from 2002 to 2007, the sector had a positive behavior, with a growth rate of a yearly average of 13.7%, a tendency that currently continues to hold. In the second quarter of 2008, there were already $412.3 million in sales.



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