Petroleum oils: Imports Increase 23%

During the first half of this year, countries in the region imported petroleum oils for $5.122 million, 23% more than in the same period in 2017.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Import of petroleum and bituminous mineral oils in Central America Al March 31st, 2019  

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Imports by country
In the first six months of the year, the main buyer of petroleum oils and bituminous minerals in Central America was Guatemala, with $1.310 million, followed by Panama, with $1.097 million, Costa Rica, with $808 million, Honduras with $736 million, El Salvador, with $667 million and Nicaragua with $505 million.

Variation in regional imports
Between the first semester of 2017 and the same period of this year, the imported value registered an increase of 23% from $4.165 million to $5.122 million. For the second consecutive year, during the first six months of the year positive interannual variations are reported.

Origin of imports
From January to June 74% of the value purchased by Central America was from the U.S., 16% from the Panama Free Zone, 2% from Malaysia and 2% from Ecuador.

The U.S. is the origin market of imports that has increased the most in the period in question of the last seven years, since in 2012 represented 56% of total purchases and in 2018 grew to 74%.

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