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: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

The Ministry of Environment completed the regulatory framework for the safe use and commercialization of Genetically Engineered (GE) products. However, El Salvador is still lacking the norms and surveillance network to allow the use of biotech in...
Attaché Report (GAIN)

El Salvador: FAIRS Export Certificate Report Annual

This report provides examples for the major export certificates and other documents required by the government of El Salvador for U.S. exports of food and agricultural products.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

El Salvador: FAIRS Country Report Annual

In El Salvador there is no specific food law. However, the Ministry of Health’s (MINSAL) Health Code is used to enforce food safety for all food and beverage products. MINSAL is in charge of food and beverage product registration. Animal based...

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.
Communications to Congress

Food for Progress Program – FY 2021 Report to Congress

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