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About

China-United Arab Emirates In 2021, China exported $46.4B to United Arab Emirates. The main products that China exported to United Arab Emirates are Broadcasting Equipment ($8.44B), Computers ($3.14B), and Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($1.1B). During the last 26 years the exports of China to United Arab Emirates have increased at an annualized rate of 15.5%, from $1.1B in 1995 to $46.4B in 2021.

In 2021, China did not export any services to United Arab Emirates.

United Arab Emirates-China In 2021, United Arab Emirates exported $22.8B to China. The main products that United Arab Emirates exported to China were Crude Petroleum ($8.36B), Petroleum Gas ($2.92B), and Broadcasting Equipment ($2.24B). During the last 26 years the exports of United Arab Emirates to China have increased at an annualized rate of 23%, from $104M in 1995 to $22.8B in 2021.

In 2021, United Arab Emirates did not export any services to China.

Comparison In 2021,  China ranked 25 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.07), and 1 in total exports ($3.34T). That same year, United Arab Emirates ranked 55 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.16), and 23 in total exports ($296B).

Historical Data

Bilateral Trade by Products

Depth
Value

In 2021, China exported $46.4B to United Arab Emirates. The main products exported from China to United Arab Emirates were Broadcasting Equipment ($8.44B), Computers ($3.14B), and Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($1.1B). During the last 26 years the exports of China to United Arab Emirates have increased at an annualized rate of 15.5%, from $1.1B in 1995 to $46.4B in 2021.

In 2021, United Arab Emirates exported $22.8B to China. The main products exported from United Arab Emirates to China were Crude Petroleum ($8.36B), Petroleum Gas ($2.92B), and Broadcasting Equipment ($2.24B). During the last 26 years the exports of United Arab Emirates to China have increased at an annualized rate of 23%, from $104M in 1995 to $22.8B in 2021.

Exports from China (Flag) to United Arab Emirates (Flag) (2021)

Exports from United Arab Emirates (Flag) to China (Flag) (2021)

Market Competitiveness

Color
China
Top Destination
United States$530B
United Arab Emirates
Top Destination
India$42B

This map shows whether countries import more from China or United Arab Emirates. Each country is colored based on the difference in imports they receive from China and United Arab Emirates or the difference in the growth in imports.

In 2021, countries that imported more from China than United Arab Emirates were United States ($530B), Hong Kong ($323B), and Japan ($168B).

In 2021, countries that imported more from United Arab Emirates than China were Oman ($11.2B), Iraq ($14.3B), and Bahrain ($3.72B).

Difference in imports from United Arab Emirates (Flag) and China (Flag) (2021)

Comparative Advantage China - United Arab Emirates

Flow
Scale

This chart compares trade between China and United Arab Emirates by product, considering products traded by both, China and United Arab Emirates.

During 2021, China had a large net trade with United Arab Emirates in the exports of Machines ($21.7B), Textiles ($4.43B), and Metals ($4.28B).

During 2021, United Arab Emirates had a large net trade with China in the exports of Mineral Products ($12.5B), Machines ($3.35B), and Plastics and Rubbers ($1.94B).

Economic Complexity

Competitive Landscape

This visualization show the product space at the HS4 level colored from blue to yellow.  This mean that the more blue a dot/product is, the more China has comparative advantage over United Arab Emirates. Similarly, the more yellow a dot/product is, the more United Arab Emirates has comparative advantage over China.

Product Space of China (Flag) and United Arab Emirates (Flag) (2021)

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