Central America Freight Transport and Shipping Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

Central America Freight Transport and Shipping Report

Central America Freight Transport and Shipping Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Central America Freight Transport and Shipping Report
Published Oct 08, 2016
65 pages — Published Oct 08, 2016
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In ----, El Salvador s total trade enjoyed real growth of -.- . This was driven primarily by exports which expanded by -.- , compared to -.- real growth in imports. ...The meeting, which took place on February --, was held as part of the Regional Trade Facilitation Strategy, which is looking to facilitate trade by simplifying procedures, enhancing competitiveness and developing border infrastructure. Real GDP growth in El Salvador will remain tepid in the years ahead, and this will weigh on the freight transport sector to a degree, but a strong outlook for private consumption, investment into infrastructure, and the very low base from which some freight modes - air freight in particular - are developing will keep growth positive. Improving US labour market dynamics will offer support to the Salvadoran economy and exports of containerised goods. ...Good export figures will come on the back of the improved economic environment in the United States, El Salvador s key trading partner. The US is the largest market for Salvadoran goods, accounting for nearly half of total exports.

...El Salvador s trade growth will see a moderate slowdown in ---- but in ---- we anticipate that growth will strengthen, in large part driven by US consumer demand. Robust expansion is expected in Nicaraguan trade volumes in ---- and ----, driven by a robust real GDP growth outlook. ...Road haulage volumes in El Salvador will expand slowly but steadily over the next several years. The sector will benefit from a generally positive outlook for trade, bolstered by US demand for manufactured goods from the country and supported by low petrol prices. Growth in road haulage volumes in Nicaragua will slow in ---- following a strong expansion in ----. ...Air freight volumes in El Salvador will expand by -.- to --,--- tonnes. In Nicaragua volume growth will be -.- , to --,--- tonnes.

...Over the medium term, we forecast El Salvador s trade to grow by an annual average of -.- in real terms, accelerating over the period, and outpacing real GDP growth. The persistent low oil prices will support imports as low prices will constrain the energy import bill. ...

  
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