Latin American and Caribbean Macro Watch Data Tool

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Country:

El Salvador

 

National Accounts 2000 2005 2009 2010 2011
GDP
Real Annual Variations, in % 2.15 3.56 -3.13 1.43 n/a
US$ Billions 13.13 17.09 20.66 21.21 n/a
National Currency, billions 13.13 17.09 20.66 21.21 n/a
Consumption
Real Annual Variation, in % 3.68 5.06 -9.18 2.56 n/a
% of GDP 98.11 102.44 102.04 104.18 n/a
Investment
Real Annual Variation, in % 5.19 1.91 -19.23 1.60 n/a
% of GDP 16.93 15.27 13.43 13.29 n/a
Unemployment Rate
in % n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a

* CAC-7: Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama.


Price Indices 2000 2005 2009 2010 2011
CPI
12-month inflation, end of period 4.29 4.26 -1.54 3.52 5.05
NXR bilateral vis a the US
Local currency per US, end of period 8.76 8.75 8.75 8.75 8.75
12-month variation, end of period, in % 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
RXR bilateral vis a the US
12-month variation, end of period, in % -0.87 -0.81 4.32 -1.97 -100.00
Terms of Trade
12-month variation, period average, in % n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Export Prices
12-month variation, period average, in % 1.22 3.82 -1.32 2.37 8.95
Import Prices
12-month variation, period average, in % 5.12 9.54 -12.34 8.67 12.00

* CAC-7: Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama.


Fiscal Accounts 2000 2005 2009 2010 2011
Revenues
Real annual variation, in % 8.30 3.48 -11.25 9.79 5.73
% of GDP 15.77 16.30 17.35 18.71 19.48
Primary Expenditure
Real annual variation, in % 8.49 5.79 3.00 3.48 3.89
Total Expenditure
Real annual variation, in % 8.94 6.06 2.83 2.44 3.12
% of GDP 18.81 17.37 21.23 21.37 21.69
Interest Payments
% of GDP 1.55 2.21 2.57 2.39 2.29
Primary Balance
% of GDP -1.49 1.14 -1.31 -0.26 0.08
Overall Balance
% of GDP -3.03 -1.07 -3.88 -2.65 -2.21
Public Debt
% of GDP, end of period 29.59 39.80 45.17 45.58 45.05

* CAC-7: Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama.


Balance of payments 2000 2005 2009 2010 2011
Current Account Balance
% of GDP -3.28 -3.64 -1.47 -2.30 n/a
Capital Account Balance + errors and omissions
% of GDP 2.93 2.52 3.52 0.91 n/a
Foreign Direct Investment
% of GDP 1.36 2.33 1.77 0.37 n/a
Variation of International Reserves
% of GDP -0.35 -1.11 2.05 -1.39 n/a
Trade Balance
% of GDP -15.28 -19.73 -16.74 -18.85 -21.23
Exports
% of GDP 22.39 20.10 18.71 21.21 23.44
Imports
% of GDP 37.67 39.83 35.46 40.06 44.67
Total External Debt
% of GDP, end of period 41.89 55.78 54.72 51.98 n/a

* CAC-7: Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama.


Monetary Aggregates 2000 2005 2009 2010 2011
Monetary Base
Real annual variation, in % n/a -1.29 1.20 -0.38 n/a
M2
Real annual variation, in % n/a -1.60 2.81 0.70 n/a
Total Deposits
Real annual variation, in % n/a -1.56 2.82 1.04 n/a
% of GDP, end of period n/a 36.96 40.77 41.53 n/a
Deposit Dollarization
in %, end of period n/a 100.00 100.00 100.00 n/a
Total Credit
Real annual variation, in % n/a 2.67 -1.56 -5.66 n/a
% of GDP, end of period n/a 44.96 43.76 41.62 n/a
Credit to Private Sector
Real annual variation, in % n/a 4.01 -3.92 -5.19 n/a
% of GDP, end of period 45.07 45.34 39.43 40.14 40.69
International Reserves
% of GDP, end of period 14.40 10.70 14.45 13.59 11.05
% of M2 n/a 28.80 35.30 32.69 n/a
U$S Dollars 1,890.90 1,829.40 2,984.80 2,882.10 2,503.40

* CAC-7: Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama.


Stock Market 2000 2005 2009 2010 2011
Stock Market Index
Real annual variation, in % n/a 31.64 -12.78 -6.91 n/a
EMBI Spreads
Basis points n/a 224.33 346.59 293.59 n/a
Interbank Interest Rate
nominal rate, in % 10.57 5.30 n/a n/a n/a
Bank Deposit Rate
nominal rate, in % 6.56 4.02 3.65 1.80 n/a
Bank Lending Rate
Nominal rate, in % 10.58 7.03 8.42 6.59 n/a

* CAC-7: Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama.
** Interest Rate Differential: Lending minus Deposit Rate, in %

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