+503 2592 7000  | promocioncomercial@proesa.gob.sv

+503 2592 7000  |

MANUFACTURED PRODUCTS

MANUFACTURED PRODUCTS

MANUFACTURED PRODUCTS2022-07-30T17:01:19+00:00

MANUFACTURED PRODUCTS

It is one of the sectors with the greatest impact on the Salvadoran economy. It is made up of strong industries with a high export vocation, many years of experience and a diversity of products for both final consumption and industrial use. Among the main industries with export potential are apparel, plastics, paper and cardboard, pharmaceutical, footwear, and metal mechanics and machinery.

 

APPAREL

During 2021, an exported amount of US$2,240 million was recorded in the apparel sector, making up a 33.8%.

 

TOP EXPORT PRODUCTS:

  • Cotton T-shirts
  • Synthetic fibers sweaters and pullovers
  • Synthetic fibers T-shirts
  • Synthetic fiber socks
  • Cotton underpants
  • Cotton sweaters and pullovers
  • Synthetic fibers pants and shorts for men
  • Brassieres
  • Synthetic fibers pants for women
  • Cotton socks

TOP EXPORT DESTINATIONS:

  • United States
  • Honduras
  • Mexico
  • Guatemala
  • Nicaragua
  • Canada
  • Netherlands
  • Costa Rica
  • Panama
  • China

METAL-MECHANIC INDUSTRY AND MACHINERY

The metal-mechanic and machinery sector recorded an exported amount of US$ 778 million in 2021, making up a 11.8%.

Top export products

  • Tantalum capacitors
  • Automotive electrical harnesses
  • Iron or steel bars
  • Fixed capacitors
  • Steel sheets
  • Aluminium waste and scrap
  • Iron tubes
  • Iron wire
  • Iron or steel structures
  • Electric conductors

Top export destinations

  • United States
  • Guatemala
  • Honduras
  • Nicaragua
  • Costa Rica
  • Mexico
  • Dominican Republic
  • South Korea
  • Panama
  • Belize

PLASTIC PRODUCTS

In the plastics sector, an exported amount of US$ 521 million was recorded in 2021, making up a 7.9% of total exports.

TOP EXPORT PRODUCTS:

  • Preforms for beverages
  • Plastic bags
  • Polypropylene films
  • Plastics items
  • Disposable plastic items
  • Plastic boxes
  • Polyethylene films
  • PVC compounds
  • Printed plastic films
  • Containers and other plastic items

TOP EXPORT DESTINATIONS:

  • Guatemala
  • Honduras
  • Nicaragua
  • Costa Rica
  • Mexico
  • United States
  • Dominican Republic
  • Jamaica
  • Panama
  • Puerto Rico

PAPER AND PAPERBOARD

The paper and paperboard sector recorded an exported amount of US$ 420 million in 2021, making up a 6.3%.

 

TOP EXPORT PRODUCTS:

  • Toilet paper
  • Corrugated cardboard boxes
  • Folding boxes
  • Printed labels
  • Toilet paper raw material
  • Disposable Tissues
  • Paper bags
  • Stickers
  • Disposable tablecloth
  • Books

TOP EXPORT DESTINATIONS:

  • Honduras
  • Guatemala
  • Costa Rica
  • Nicaragua
  • Panama
  • Dominican Republic
  • Mexico
  • United States
  • Puerto Rico
  • Jamaica

PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY

In 2021, the pharmaceutical industry exported an amount of US$ 208 million.

 

TOP EXPORT PRODUCTS:

  • Medicine for human use
  • Medicines containing vitamins
  • Medicines with antibiotics
  • Parenteral solutions
  • Medicine for veterinary uses
  • Gauze and bandages

TOP EXPORT DESTINATIONS:

  • Guatemala
  • Honduras
  • Nicaragua
  • Panama
  • United States
  • Dominican Republic
  • Costa Rica
  • Belize
  • Ecuador
  • Mexico

FOOTWEAR

The footwear sector recorded an exported amount of US$ 29 million was recorded in 2021, making up a 0.4%.

 

TOP EXPORT PRODUCTS:

  • Leather footwear
  • Waterproof boots
  • Textile footwear
  • Plastic footwear
  • Leather boots
  • Protective footwear
  • Sandals

TOP EXPORT DESTINATIONS:

  • United States
  • Guatemala
  • Nicaragua
  • Costa Rica
  • Honduras
  • Belgium
  • Panama
  • South Africa
  • Mexico
  • France

MANUFACTURED PRODUCTS DIRECTORY

 

MANUFACTURED PRODUCTS DIRECTORY

 

MANUFACTURED PRODUCTS DIRECTORY

 

Ir a Arriba