El Salvador

U.S. Trade with El Salvador in 2022

Export Market Rank
#32 Among U.S. Agricultural Export Markets
Total Export Value
$972.85 Million
3-Year Average
$749.52 Million
Compound Average Growth
7.5% (2013-2022)
Total Export Value 2013 - 2022
Export Value by Commodity 2022

Top 10 Exports to El Salvador in 2022

Commodity Total Value (USD) Total Volume (Metric Tons) 10-Year Average Value (USD) 10-Year Growth
Wheat $195.95 Million 485,061 $74.04 Million 174%
Corn $178.5 Million 560,543 $109.84 Million 197%
Soybean Meal $115.4 Million 229,598 $83.42 Million 48%
Cotton $107.92 Million 38,869 $46.8 Million 101%
Dairy Products $43.52 Million 11,133 $20.09 Million 315%
Food Preparations $42.17 Million 6,354 $34.79 Million 33%
Pork & Pork Products $37.82 Million 12,458 $18.85 Million 311%
Processed Vegetables $23.38 Million 15,358 $14.74 Million 165%
Poultry Meat & Prods. (excl. eggs) $23.25 Million 9,124 $16.3 Million 98%
Distillers Grains $23.11 Million 74,013 $14.36 Million 94%

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Data and Analysis

Attaché Report (GAIN)

El Salvador: Food Service - Hotel Restaurant Institutional

The Salvadoran Hotel and Restaurant sectors continue to improve their performance in 2022 as the tourism sector shows a full recovery.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

El Salvador: Retail Foods

U.S. Consumer Oriented products continue to feature prominently in Salvadoran retail outlets, registering a new record-high of $281.5 million of imports in 2022.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

El Salvador: Coffee Annual

El Salvador's coffee production is expected to reach 650,000 sixty-kg bags in marketing year (MY) 2022/23. The Salvadoran coffee sector continues to struggle mainly due to climate vulnerability and a lack of long-term strategy that hinders needed investment at the farm level.

News and Features

USDA's Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Alexis Taylor arrived in Panama City today to launch an agribusiness trade mission. Taylor and a delegation of representatives from agribusiness and farm organizations and state departments of agriculture look to develop stronger ties and build economic partnerships between the United States and Panama and markets throughout CAFTA-DR region.
USDA's Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Alexis M. Taylor will lead a delegation of 26 agribusinesses and farm organizations to Panama City, Panama, from March 19 to 23.
January 4, 2023
Communications to Congress

Food for Progress Program – FY 2021 Report to Congress

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