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About

China-Colombia In 2021, China exported $15.1B to Colombia. The main products that China exported to Colombia are Broadcasting Equipment ($1.57B), Computers ($1B), and Flat Flat-Rolled Steel ($380M). During the last 26 years the exports of China to Colombia have increased at an annualized rate of 20.3%, from $123M in 1995 to $15.1B in 2021.

In 2021, China did not export any services to Colombia.

Colombia-China In 2021, Colombia exported $3.69B to China. The main products that Colombia exported to China were Crude Petroleum ($2.67B), Ferroalloys ($258M), and Coal Briquettes ($248M). During the last 26 years the exports of Colombia to China have increased at an annualized rate of 18.5%, from $44.9M in 1995 to $3.69B in 2021.

In 2021, Colombia 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, Colombia ranked 56 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.14), and 60 in total exports ($42.5B).

Historical Data

Bilateral Trade by Products

Depth
Value

In 2021, China exported $15.1B to Colombia. The main products exported from China to Colombia were Broadcasting Equipment ($1.57B), Computers ($1B), and Flat Flat-Rolled Steel ($380M). During the last 26 years the exports of China to Colombia have increased at an annualized rate of 20.3%, from $123M in 1995 to $15.1B in 2021.

In 2021, Colombia exported $3.69B to China. The main products exported from Colombia to China were Crude Petroleum ($2.67B), Ferroalloys ($258M), and Coal Briquettes ($248M). During the last 26 years the exports of Colombia to China have increased at an annualized rate of 18.5%, from $44.9M in 1995 to $3.69B in 2021.

Exports from China (Flag) to Colombia (Flag) (2021)

Exports from Colombia (Flag) to China (Flag) (2021)

Market Competitiveness

Color
China
Top Destination
United States$530B
Colombia
Top Destination
United States$11.7B

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

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

In 2021, countries that imported more from Colombia than China were Saint Lucia ($247M), Bonaire ($125M), and British Virgin Islands ($29.4M).

Difference in imports from Colombia (Flag) and China (Flag) (2021)

Comparative Advantage China - Colombia

Flow
Scale

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

During 2021, China had a large net trade with Colombia in the exports of Machines ($5.77B), Metals ($1.81B), and Chemical Products ($1.69B).

During 2021, Colombia had a large net trade with China in the exports of Mineral Products ($3.13B), Metals ($388M), and Vegetable Products ($56M).

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 Colombia. Similarly, the more yellow a dot/product is, the more Colombia has comparative advantage over China.

Product Space of China (Flag) and Colombia (Flag) (2021)

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