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Exports Flag β†’ Flag  (2018): $32.1B, Rnk 23 / 206

Top Product Flag β†’ Flag (2018): $6.46B, Broadcasting Equipment

Exports Flag β†’ Flag (2018): $17.4B, Rnk 3 / 206

Top Product Flag β†’ Flag (2018): $5.95B, Crude Petroleum

Economic Complexity of Flag (2018): ECI 0.89, Rnk 30 / 137

Economic Complexity of Flag (2018): ECI 0.26, Rnk 55 / 137

China-United Arab Emirates: In 2018, China exported $32.1B to United Arab Emirates. The main products exported from China to United Arab Emirates were Broadcasting Equipment ($6.46B), Computers ($2.42B), and Office Machine Parts ($584M). During the last 23 years the exports of China to United Arab Emirates have increased at an annualized rate of 15.8%, from $1.1B in 1995 to $32.1B in 2018.

United Arab Emirates-China: In 2018, United Arab Emirates exported $17.4B to China. The main products exported from United Arab Emirates to China were Crude Petroleum ($5.95B), Petroleum Gas ($3.23B), and Cars ($3.14B). During the last 23 years the exports of United Arab Emirates to China have increased at an annualized rate of 24.8%, from $107M in 1995 to $17.4B in 2018.

Comparison: In 2018, China ranked 30 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.89), and 1 in total exports ($2.59T). That same year, United Arab Emirates ranked 55 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.26), and 26 in total exports ($242B). N/A

Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2018, China exported $32.1B to United Arab Emirates. The main products exported from China to United Arab Emirates were Broadcasting Equipment ($6.46B), Computers ($2.42B), and Office Machine Parts ($584M). During the last 23 years the exports of China to United Arab Emirates have increased at an annualized rate of 15.8%, from $1.1B in 1995 to $32.1B in 2018.

In 2018, United Arab Emirates exported $17.4B to China. The main products exported from United Arab Emirates to China were Crude Petroleum ($5.95B), Petroleum Gas ($3.23B), and Cars ($3.14B). During the last 23 years the exports of United Arab Emirates to China have increased at an annualized rate of 24.8%, from $107M in 1995 to $17.4B in 2018.

Market Competitiveness

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China
Top Destination
: United States, $499B

United Arab Emirates
Top Destination
: India, $23.8B

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 2018, countries that imported more from China than United Arab Emirates were United States ($499B), Hong Kong ($282B), and Japan ($155B).

In 2018, countries that imported more from United Arab Emirates than China were Oman ($11.7B), Iraq ($11.3B), and Afghanistan ($1.87B).

Comparative Advantage China - United Arab Emirates

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

During 2018, China had a large net trade with United Arab Emirates in the exports of Machines ($15.9B), Textiles ($3.24B), and Metals ($2.92B).

During 2018, United Arab Emirates had a large net trade with China in the exports of Mineral Products ($10.8B), Transportation ($3.23B), and Plastics and Rubbers ($1.74B).

Tariff Section

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This sections shows import tariffs for products traded between China and United Arab Emirates (using the HS6 product classification and the last year reported).

In 2018, the products from China that paid the highest import tariffs to enter United Arab Emirates were Vermouth and other flavoured grape wines - pack < 2l (65%) and Vermouth and other flavoured grape wines - pack > 2l (65%).

In 2018, the products from United Arab Emirates that paid the highest import tariffs to enter China were Tobacco, unmanufactured, not stemmed or stripped (100%) and Tobacco, unmanufactured, stemmed or stripped (100%).

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*The tariffs present between China and United Arab Emirates are:
125: General duty rate
136: Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement

Trade Forecasts

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This section shows a forecast for total trade between China and United Arab Emirates. The forecast is based on a long short-term memory model or LSTM constructed using yearly trade data.

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Economic Complexity

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Competitive Landscape

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