3 December, 2022

Port of Acajutla moves more than 3.9 million metric tons so far this year

According to the institution, just between the 7 August and 14 of this month they transported around 80,000 tons, which demonstrates the strong dynamism that exports and imports that pass through the maritime platform are having

Editorial Dept. Voz de la Diaspora

The Savior – According to the Autonomous Executive Port Commission (CEPA), between 1 January and 17 of this month, through the maritime terminal has mobilized more than 3.9 million metric tons of raw materials and finished products.

According to the institution, just between the 7 August and 14 of this month they transported around 80,000 tons, which demonstrates the strong dynamism that exports and imports that pass through the maritime platform are having, while, of the 1 from january to 6 of August 2022 moved more than 3.2 million tons of materials.

One of the most recent improvements in the supply chain carried out by CEPA in the port facilities is the modernization and construction of the Preport and Access #1, with which all the paperwork related to the reception and dispatch of cargo has been streamlined. In this project the institution invested this year $4.3 millions.

Meanwhile, the president of the Central Reserve Bank (BCR), Douglas Rodriguez, despite the international crisis marked by the war between Ukraine and Russia, World inflation and the recession of the American economy, the salvadoran export sector has had good results.

Exports from El Salvador as of August 2022 added $5,090.8 millions, higher in $728.7 million to what was exported in the same period of 2021, compared to the average remittance received in January 16.7%.