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Competitive Costs

 

 

El Salvador is one of the most attractive countries within the region to set up and operate a business. Over the past years, The Financial Times journal fDi Intelligence ranked El Salvador among the best cost-effective country in the region.

 

 

 

El Salvador’s Labor Code regulates employer-worker relations. Salvadoran legislation states that wages are determined freely, but cannot be lower than the minimum wage established by the National Wage Council, revised at least every three years.

 

 

Wage:

Agro-Industry

Industry

Trade and Service

Textile and Apparel Maquila

 

Hour

$0.85

$1.27

$1.27

$1.25

 
 

Day

$6.78

$10.17

$10.17

$10.00

 
 

Month

$203.44

$305.00

$305.00

$300.12

 












 

 

 

El Salvador offers investors industrial land in free zones and service parks where companies can benefit from generous tax incentives and can access quality services to operate and export their products and services to foreign markets.

 

 

El Salvador is one of the countries with the most competitive electricity rates in the region for industrial and commercial users.

The different rates for El Salvador, are:

 

 

 

 

El Salvador’s telecommunications market has multiple service providers offering a variety of voice and data services, as well as value-added solutions that meet the needs of their clients. 

 


 

 

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Actualizado 04/30/2020
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