Container Shipping to El Salvador

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International Container Shipping to El Salvador

When shipping your goods to another country, you'll want to import them economically. Get here all required information about rates and shipping services to help you make your container shipping process as easy as possible. Look through the information on free trade zones, customs requirements and rates on shipping your containers to El Salvador.

Import your container freight to main ports and cities in El Salvador: San Miguel, San Salvador, Santa Ana, Zacatecoluca.

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El Salvador became a member of WTO in 1995. The WTO reports note that the trade regime still suffers from an anti-export bias, and limited market and good diversification.

Documents required: In most cases, Salvadoran Customs does not require import licenses and requires only a commercial invoice and bill of lading.

Free Trade Zones
El Salvador currently has 7 large free trade zones and over 200 individual factories that enjoy free zone status. The free trade zones that are operating in El Salvador are the following: San Bartolo (Phone: (503) 295-0629; Fax 295-0483); El Progreso Industrial Park (Phone: (503) 228-5075, 228-5060; Fax 228-5053); El Pedregal (Phone: (503) 334-6011, 263-2806, 334-6028; Fax: 334-6060); Exportsalva (Phone: (503) 338-4099, 338-5322, 338-4188; Fax: (503) 338-5242); San Marcos Free Zone ( Phone: (503) 220-2333; Fax: 220-1012); American Park (Phone: (503) 330-9444, 228-5060, 228-5075; Fax: 228-5053); Zona Franca Internacional El Salvador (Phone: 220-2333; Fax 220-1012).

When thinking of using FCL shipping option (20’ and 40’ containers), you should keep in mind the following advantages:
1) The container volume is all at your disposal;
2) You don’t have to have to wait for your order being consolidated with other orders shipped to the same destination;
3) Mind that your goods will stay in the container from the time of loading in the origin port to the time of unloading at the destination.

Here are the estimated costs on importing your container from United States to the ports in El Salvador:

 20’ Container  40’ Container  Transit Time 
 East Coast - San Salvador  $2,667.00 $3,042.00 11
 West Coast - San Salvador $2,501.00  $3,042.00  26

To get the full cost of transportation you should add the following:

- Bunker Adjustment Factor (BAF Charges) - $90 - $180
- Wharfage - $3 per MT
- Bill of Lading - $50
- Drayage from Terminal to Your Door (depends on the distance) - $220 (minimum) for 20’ and $235 (minimum) for 40’ container
- Fuel Surcharge - starts at $40
- Shipper's Declaration (Over $2,500.00) - $50
- Allowance for Industrial Goods - $100 - $150
- Hazardous Material - $100

Please note that these charges are subject to change. Request an online quote to get the fresh rates.