Efforts to tame inflation may not work. During this period, the economy of El Salvador grew at a rate of 2.7%. The renewal would have kept the emergency declaration in force After falling initially in 2019, sales of textile products, the main export to the United States, are expected to decline again, while the crisis in Nicaragua will continue to affect sales of packaging and plastic products.

SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - El Salvador's President Nayib Bukele said on Monday he would propose to lawmakers to gradually re-open the economy from June 6, …

El Salvador's economy.

This article explores historical and contemporary emigration from El Salvador.

El Salvador’s economy recovered its pace in the third quarter of 2019 from the uncertainty that was generated by February’s presidential election. A stagnant economy, high levels of crime and violence, and natural disasters have pushed growing numbers of people to migrate without authorization or seek asylum abroad, mostly in the United States.

El Salvador is the smallest country in Central America yet the most densely populated. El Salvador's President Nayib Bukele said on Monday he would propose to lawmakers to gradually re-open the economy from June 6, in the wake of strict curbs to prevent the spread of the coronavirus in the small Central American nation. Given its very high dependency on the US economy, El Salvador will suffer in 2020 from the consequences of the pronounced economic slowdown in the United States. Moreover, a struggling U.S. economy will weigh on remittances coming into El Salvador, although the U.S. decision to extend the TPS program for Salvadorans until the beginning of 2021 will provide some stability. Jun 13th 2008 Rising world food and oil prices have continued to place upward pressure on the consumer price index (CPI). El Salvador Economic Growth The economy will likely struggle this year, as coronavirus containment measures hamper activity.