El Salvador

Country

Jan-Mar 2022: US$2.4M, Foreign Direct Investment

2022-Q1: US$14.4M, Remittances received from El Salvador

About El Salvador

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The main sale from Mexico to El Salvador in 2021 was Bed Linen, Table Linen, Toilet Kitchen (US$70.3M). The main origins of sales to El Salvador were Ciudad de México (US$277M), Nuevo León (US$237M), and Baja California (US$231M).

The main product bought by Mexico from El Salvador in 2021 was T-Shirts, Knitted or Crocheted (US$71.2M). The main destinations of purchases made to El Salvador were Ciudad de México (US$64M), Baja California (US$48.6M), and Estado de México (US$43.6M).

In the period January to March 2022, the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) from El Salvador to Mexico is US$2.4M. In the same period, the states that received the highest FDI from El Salvador were Quintana Roo (Confidential).

Regarding remittances, in the first quarter of 2022, Mexico received US$14.4M in remittances from El Salvador, while El Salvador received US$2.79M in remittances from Mexico.

Finally, in terms of immigration to Mexico, 6,585 inmigrants from El Salvador were registered in 2020, 48.7% women and 51.3% men. The states with the highest concentration of inmigrants from El Salvador were Chiapas (2,520 people), Baja California (1,119 people), and Nuevo León (603 people).

Commercial Exchange

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The icons show the percentage share of El Salvador in Mexico's imports and exports, as well as the net trade balance between the two countries.

Data provided by Bank of Mexico.

Net International Exchange

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In May 2022, the international sales from Mexico to El Salvador were US$114M, while international purchases reached US$29.4M. The above results in a trade balance of US$84.9M.

Annual International Trade

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The main sale from Mexico to El Salvador in 2021 was Bed Linen, Table Linen, Toilet Kitchen (US$70.3M). The main origins of sales to El Salvador were Ciudad de México (US$277M), Nuevo León (US$237M), and Baja California (US$231M).

The main product bought by Mexico from El Salvador in 2021 was T-Shirts, Knitted or Crocheted (US$71.2M). The main destinations of purchases made to El Salvador were Ciudad de México (US$64M), Baja California (US$48.6M), and Estado de México (US$43.6M).

Monthly International Trade

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The main sale from Mexico to El Salvador in May 2022 was Parts of Goods of Heading 8801 or 8802 (US$6.2M). The main origins of sales to El Salvador were Ciudad de México (US$29.7M), Nuevo León (US$14.8M), and Estado de México (US$13.4M).

The main product bought by Mexico from El Salvador in May 2022 was Plates, Sheets and Strip, Noncellular and not Reinforced (US$5.93M). The main destinations of purchases made to El Salvador were Ciudad de México (US$6.94M), Estado de México (US$6.74M), and Tamaulipas (US$3.76M).

Net Trade Balance

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In 2021, the states with the highest commercial exchange (international sales minus international purchases) with were Nuevo León (US$234M), Ciudad de México (US$214M), and Baja California (US$183M).

Foreign Direct Investment

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Foreign Direct Investment Flow

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From January 1999 to March 2022, Mexico has received a total of US$240M in FDI from El Salvador, distributed in reinvestment of earnings (US$133M), equity capital (US$105M), and inter-company debts (US$2.2M).

Foreign Direct Investment by States

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From January to March 2022, the states that received the highest FDI from El Salvador were Quintana Roo (Confidential).

Historically (from January 1999 to March 2022) the states that have received the most FDI from El Salvador are Ciudad de México (US$182M), Jalisco (US$13.2M), and Baja California (US$7.12M).

Evolution of the Amount of Remittances

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The chart compares the evolution of remittances sent from Mexico to El Salvador and the remittances that Mexico receives from El Salvador.

In the first quarter of 2022, Mexico received US$14.4M in remittances from El Salvador, while El Salvador received US$2.79M in remittances from Mexico.

Remittancesand Foreign Direct Investment

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The visualization compares the evolution of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and the income from remittances from El Salvador.

During 2021, a total amount of remittances of US$14.4M is accumulated, while the FDI from El Salvador to Mexico accumulated in the year is US$2.4M.

Immigration from El Salvador

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The map shows the destination states of migrants from El Salvador to Mexico in recent years. The bar chart shows the main causes of migration.

The states with the highest concentration of migrants from El Salvador were Chiapas (2,520 people), Baja California (1,119 people), and Nuevo León (603 people).

The main reasons of migration from El Salvador to Mexico in recent years were social and environmental (2,492 people) and labor (1,710 people).

Diversity of immigrants

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The graph shows the population pyramid of the migrant population from El Salvador to Mexico in recent years.

6,585 inmigrants from El Salvador were registered, 48.7% women and 51.3% men.

The age ranges that concentrated the largest migrant population from El Salvador were 25 to 29 years (1,110 people), 20 to 24 years (1,086 people), and 35 to 39 years (771 people). These concentrated 45.1% of the total migrant population.