El Salvador recorded a trade deficit of 595.90 USD Million in October of 2018. Balance of Trade in El Salvador averaged -262.82 USD Million from 1991 until 2018, reaching an all time high of -14.60 USD Million in March of 1991 and a record low of -595.90 USD Million in October of 2018.

Balance of Trade in El Salvador is expected to be -561.37 USD Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Balance of Trade in El Salvador to stand at -555.51 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the El Salvador Balance of Trade is projected to trend around -555.62 USD Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-09-03 05:30 PM Balance of Trade $-470.6M $-497.5M $ -424.3M
2018-09-28 10:30 PM Balance of Trade $-444.9M $-470.6M $ -413.8M
2018-10-29 11:00 PM Balance of Trade $-582.6M $-444.9M $ -468M
2018-11-28 11:00 PM Balance of Trade $-595.9M $-582.6M $ -407.1M
2018-12-21 06:00 PM Balance of Trade $-595.9M
2019-01-29 03:30 PM Balance of Trade $ -561.4M
2019-02-28 09:00 PM Balance of Trade


El Salvador Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -595.90 -582.57 -14.60 -595.90 USD Million [+]
Exports 490.40 463.52 560.10 47.70 USD Million [+]
Imports 1086.34 1046.10 1086.34 91.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account -250.89 -156.43 32.77 -1130.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -2.10 -2.00 -0.20 -8.50 percent [+]
Capital Flows -87.80 -291.74 924.80 -693.60 USD Million [+]
Remittances 464.86 435.32 502.99 53.10 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 1.40 1.40 14.59 1.37 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 238.80 355.50 714.80 -275.50 USD Million [+]
External Debt 16308.83 16022.20 16376.00 7621.00 USD Million [+]

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El Salvador Balance of Trade

El Salvador's trade gap is mostly explained by the country's need to import fuels, consumer goods and industrial equipment. Textiles is the country's major export followed by chemicals, rubber and plastics, metallic products and sugar. The leading trading partner is the United States with 45 percent of exports and 32 percent of imports. Others include Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. This page provides the latest reported value for - El Salvador Balance of Trade - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. El Salvador Balance of Trade - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-595.90 -582.57 -14.60 -595.90 1991 - 2018 USD Million Monthly




Country Last Previous
Argentina 277.00 Oct/18
Australia 2316.00 Oct/18
Brazil 4062.09 Nov/18
Canada -1165.20 Oct/18
China 447.40 Nov/18
Euro Area 13141.70 Sep/18
France -4052.00 Oct/18
Germany 18300.00 Oct/18
India -17130.00 Oct/18
Indonesia -1819.90 Oct/18
Italy 1274.37 Sep/18
Japan -449.26 Oct/18
Mexico -2936.00 Oct/18
Netherlands 4949.00 Sep/18
Russia 18485.00 Sep/18
Saudi Arabia 162782.00 Jun/18
Singapore 4520.91 Oct/18
South Africa -5549.90 Oct/18
South Korea 5139.00 Nov/18
Spain -3297100.00 Sep/18
Switzerland 2637.00 Oct/18
Turkey -456.10 Oct/18
United Kingdom -3300.00 Oct/18
United States -55488.00 Oct/18


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