El Salvador: Exports Up 3% in March 2018

In the third month of the year, exports of goods grew by 3% with respect to the same period in 2017, and the increase was mainly due to sales of the maquila and agricultural sectors.

Friday, May 4, 2018

From a report by the Central Bank of Honduras:

At the end of the first quarter of 2018, Salvadoran exports of goods amounted to US $1.4825 billion, higher by US $44.9 million than in the same period in 2017, which meant a year-on-year growth of 3.1%, the Central Reserve Bank reported.

The institution highlighted the positive result in 14 branches of the manufacturing sector, which contributed an additional US $44.8 million to the economy, with highlights in export value coming from the manufacture of garments and the elaboration of food products, which together constituted 51.1% of the total sector.

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