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2019
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Exports
: $2.37B, Rnk 82 / 209

2019
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Top Product
: $265M, Electric Filament

2019
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Exports
: $518M, Rnk 1 / 117

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Top Product
: $174M, Other Oily Seeds

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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.01, Rnk 29 / 146

2019
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI -0.74, Rnk 108 / 146

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GDP
: $14.3T, CURRENT US$
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2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: 181%, CURRENT US$
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2019
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 GDP
: $95.9B, CURRENT US$
Rnk 62 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: 196%, CURRENT US$
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2019
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GDP PC 
: $10,262, CURRENT US$
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2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 168%, CURRENT US$
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2019
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GDP PC
: $856, CURRENT US$
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2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 125%, CURRENT US$
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China-Ethiopia In 2019, China exported $2.37B to Ethiopia. The main products that China exported to Ethiopia are Electric Filament ($265M), Non-Knit Women's Suits ($90.3M), and Silk Fabrics ($59.1M). During the last 24 years the exports of China to Ethiopia have increased at an annualized rate of 18.5%, from $40.5M in 1995 to $2.37B in 2019.

In 2019, China did not export any services to Ethiopia.

Ethiopia-China In 2019, Ethiopia exported $518M to China . The main products that Ethiopia exported to China were Other Oily Seeds ($174M), Copper Ore ($98.4M), and Zinc Ore ($94.1M). During the last 24 years the exports of Ethiopia to China have increased at an annualized rate of 32.6%, from $596k in 1995 to $518M in 2019.

In 2019, Ethiopia did not export any services to China.

Comparison In 2019,  China ranked 29 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.01), and 1 in total exports ($2.57T). That same year, Ethiopia ranked 108 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -0.74), and 132 in total exports ($3.11B).

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2019, China exported $2.37B to Ethiopia. The main products exported from China to Ethiopia were Electric Filament ($265M), Non-Knit Women's Suits ($90.3M), and Silk Fabrics ($59.1M). During the last 24 years the exports of China to Ethiopia have increased at an annualized rate of 18.5%, from $40.5M in 1995 to $2.37B in 2019.

In 2019, Ethiopia exported $518M to China. The main products exported from Ethiopia to China were Other Oily Seeds ($174M), Copper Ore ($98.4M), and Zinc Ore ($94.1M). During the last 24 years the exports of Ethiopia to China have increased at an annualized rate of 32.6%, from $596k in 1995 to $518M in 2019.

Ethiopia Exports

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Market Competitiveness

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China
Top Destination
: United States, $429B

Ethiopia
Top Destination
: China, $518M

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

In 2019, countries that imported more from China than Ethiopia were United States ($429B), Hong Kong ($268B), and Japan ($152B).

In 2019, no countries were registered that imported more from Ethiopia than from China.

Comparative Advantage China - Ethiopia

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

During 2019, China had a large net trade with Ethiopia in the exports of Machines ($973M), Textiles ($459M), and Metals ($255M).

During 2019, Ethiopia had a large net trade with China in the exports of Vegetable Products ($258M), Mineral Products ($200M), and Animal Hides ($49.2M).

Tariff Section

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This section shows import tariffs for products traded between China and Ethiopia (using the HS6 product classification and the last year reported).

In 2018, the products from China that paid the highest import tariffs to enter Ethiopia 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 Ethiopia that paid the highest import tariffs to enter China were Tea, green (unfermented) in packages < 3 kg (35%) and Tea, green (unfermented) in packages > 3 kg (35%).

*The tariffs present between China and Ethiopia are:
112: China Preferential tariff for Least Developed Countries
125: General duty rate
136: Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement

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 Ethiopia. Similarly, the more red a dot/product is, the more Ethiopia has comparative advantage over China.