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

February 7, 2017
U.S. consumer-oriented food imports continue to rise in El Salvador, increasing 8.4 percent between 2014 and 2015. This represents a new record in sales of $162 million for 2015.
January 25, 2017
Review of El Salvador’s Food and Agriculture Import Regulations and Standards.
January 18, 2017
Sections Updated: Section I. List of all Export Certificates Required by Government and Section II. Purpose of Specific Export Certificate (s), Section V...
January 3, 2017
Complete update of Annual Exporter Guide (with review of 2015-16) for trade in 2017.