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Doing Business in El Salvador



El Salvador is a free, export-oriented market economy, located in the heart of the Americas, between North and South America. The country extends from a coastal plain to a volcanic upland in the interior.


It has a population of 6.6 million people, an economy of USD 26.1 billion, and an average of yearly income per capita of USD 3,959.


El Salvador has evolved over the last two decades. Today, it offers its business partners:



  • A free economy, among the freest in Latin America
  • Proven macroeconomic stability, with the U.S. dollar as legal tender
  • Openness to global trade and investment
  • Democracy and political stability









Actualizado 05/22/2019