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LatinNews Daily - 03 January 2019

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In brief: El Salvador

* El Salvador’s central bank (BCR) has released new figures which show the country’s exports reached US$5.49bn in the first eleven months of 2018, up 2.8% on the same period in 2017. As regards destinations, the US accounted for US$2.4bn of sales, up 1.9% on the previous year, followed by Central America (US$2.35bn). Imports in the first eleven months of 2018 totalled US$10.82bn, up 11% on the same period in 2017, leaving an overall trade deficit of US$5.33bn – up 21% on the same period in 2017.