El Salvador

U.S. farm and food exports to El Salvador were valued at $467 million in fiscal year 2013. U.S. agricultural exports to El Salvador doubled between 2006, when the CAFTA-DR agreement went into effect there, and 2012. However, exports tapered off somewhat in 2013, mainly due to a decline in corn exports.

The United States works with El Salvador both bilaterally and through CAFTA-DR to promote mutually beneficial trade and investment.FAS provides technical assistance to El Salvador in through several programs including the Cochran and Borlaug fellowship programs and Food for Progress.

Data & Analysis

May 18, 2016
El Salvador’s coffee production is expected to decrease to 501,000 sixty-kg bags in 2015/16 (October 2015 - September 2016), the second lowest harvest on record in the past two years.
April 25, 2016
The United States is the world’s largest producer of beef but it also imports more beef than any other country.
April 20, 2016
El Salvador's sugarcane planted area in 2015/2016 (Nov 2015-Oct 2016) is higher than in 2014/15 reaching approximately 81,000 hectares (ha).
January 27, 2016
Sections Updated: Section I. List of all Export Certificates Required by Government and Section II. Purpose of Specific Export Certificate (s).