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111%CURRENT US$
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About

China-Argentina Trade: In 2022, China exported $12.1B to Argentina. The main products that China exported to Argentina were Telephones ($845M), Computers ($691M), and Other Organo-Inorganic Compounds ($666M). Over the past 5 years the exports of China to Argentina have increased at an annualized rate of 85.5%, from $553M in 2017 to $12.1B in 2022.

In 2022, China did not export any services to Argentina.

Argentina-China Trade: In 2022, Argentina exported $4.38B to China. The main products that Argentina exported to China were Soybeans ($2.89B), Frozen Bovine Meat ($2.27B), and Barley ($654M). Over the past 5 years the exports of Argentina to China have increased at an annualized rate of 67.4%,  from $333M in 2017 to $4.38B in 2022.

In 2022, Argentina did not export any services to China.

Comparison: In 2022,  China ranked 22 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.12), and 1 in total exports ($3.73T). That same year, Argentina ranked 61 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.064), and 47 in total exports ($87.2B).

Historical Data

Bilateral Trade by Products

Depth
Value

In 2022, China exported $12.1B to Argentina. The main products exported from China to Argentina were Telephones ($845M), Computers ($691M), and Other Organo-Inorganic Compounds ($666M). During the last 5 years the exports of China to Argentina have increased at an annualized rate of 85.5%, from $553M in 2017 to $12.1B in 2022.

In 2017, Argentina exported $4.38B to China. The main products exported from Argentina to China were Soybeans ($2.89B), Frozen Bovine Meat ($2.27B), and Barley ($654M). During the last 22 years the exports of Argentina to China have increased at an annualized rate of 67.4%, from $333M in 1995 to $4.38B in 2017.

Exports from China (Flag) to Argentina (Flag) (2022)

Exports from Argentina (Flag) to China (Flag) (2022)

Market Competitiveness

Color
China
Top Destination
United States$551B
Argentina
Top Destination
Brazil$12.6B

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

In 2022, countries that imported more from China than Argentina included United States ($551B), Hong Kong ($276B), and Japan ($178B).

In 2022, countries that imported more from Argentina than China included Saint Martin ($86.4k).

Difference in imports from Argentina (Flag) and China (Flag) (2022)

Comparative Advantage China - Argentina

Flow
Scale

This chart compares trade between China and Argentina by product, considering products traded by both, China and Argentina.

During 2022, China had a large net trade with Argentina in the exports of Machines ($7.87B), Chemical Products ($3.11B), and Textiles ($959M).

During 2017, Argentina had a large net trade with China in the exports of Vegetable Products ($4.06B), Animal Products ($2.73B), and Chemical Products ($407M).

Economic Complexity

Competitive Landscape

This visualization shows the product space at the HS4 level with the flags of China and Argentina. This means that a dot/product with the flag of China indicates it has a comparative advantage over Argentina. Similarly, a dot/product with the flag of Argentina indicates it has a comparative advantage over China.

Product Space of China (Flag) and Argentina (Flag) (2022)

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