Top Central American Export Countries

Exports from Central America were worth US$48.6 billion in 2018, falling -4.9% since 2014 but up by 0.2% from 2017 to 2018. In comparison, global exports from all countries worldwide equaled $19.347 trillion in 2018, rising 2.4% in value since 2014 and increasing by 10.2% year over year. To give further context, consider that Central […]

El Salvador’s Top 10 Exports

Central America’s smallest and most densely populated country, the Republic of El Salvador shipped US$4.6 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a -12.4% decrease since 2014 and an -19.4% downturn from 2017 to 2018. As of July 24, 2019, El Salvador exported $2.4 billion worth of goods during […]

Dominican Republic’s Top 10 Exports

A sovereign state sharing its northern coast with the North Atlantic Ocean and its southern shores overlapping the Caribbean Sea, the Dominican Republic shipped US$9.5 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a -4.5% drop since 2014 but a 7.1% upturn from 2017 to 2018. The latest available country-specific […]

Honduras Top 10 Exports

The Republic of Honduras shipped an estimated US$8.2 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2018. That dollar amount reflects an 81.7% increase since 2014 and a 65.7% upturn from 2017 to 2018. Previously called Spanish Honduras thus distinguishing the Central American republic from British Honduras (now Belize), Honduras shares its western border with […]

Guatemala’s Top 10 Exports

A Central American country sharing its borders with Mexico to the north, Belize to its northeast, Honduras to its east, and El Salvador to its southeast, the Republic of Guatemala exported an estimated US$9.8 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a -9.9% drop since 2014 and a -10.9% […]

Nicaragua’s Top 10 Exports

The biggest country found on the Central American isthmus separating the Caribbean Sea from the Pacific Ocean, the Republic of Nicaragua shipped an estimated US$5.5 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2018. That dollar amount reflects an 11.4% increase since 2014 and a 12.5% uptick from 2017 to 2018. The latest available country-specific […]

Honduras Top 10 Imports

Honduras imported an estimated US$10.3 billion worth of goods from around the globe in 2018, up by 29.5% since 2014 and up by 20% from 2017 to 2018. Honduran imports represent a tiny 0.06% sliver of total global imports which totaled $17.788 trillion one year earlier in 2017 (as calculated at January 21, 2019). From […]

Costa Rica’s Top 10 Exports

Bordered by fellow Central American countries Nicaragua and Panama, the Republic of Costa Rica shipped US$11.3 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a 0.04% increase since 2013 and a 6.1% uptick from 2017 to 2018. The latest data shows that 78.4% of products exported from Costa Rica were […]