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

January 27, 2015
This report updates several sections from the prior release including Section I. List of all Export Certificates Required by Government and Section II. Purpose of Specific Export Certificate (s).
January 2, 2015
Review of El Salvador’s Food and Agriculture Import Regulations and Standards (2012-2014).
January 2, 2015
Complete update of Annual Exporter Guide (with review of 2013-14) for trade in 2015.
September 25, 2014
In 2008, El Salvador abolished the Planting Seed Law that required imported seeds to have a phytosanitary certificate with an additional declaration stating that the seeds did not contain GMOs.