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About

China-Ethiopia In 2021, China exported $2.8B to Ethiopia. The main products that China exported to Ethiopia are Knit Women's Suits ($105M), Broadcasting Equipment ($93.3M), and Video Displays ($66.6M). During the last 26 years the exports of China to Ethiopia have increased at an annualized rate of 17.9%, from $38.5M in 1995 to $2.8B in 2021.

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

Ethiopia-China In 2021, Ethiopia exported $148M to China. The main products that Ethiopia exported to China were Coffee ($47.5M), Dried Legumes ($39.6M), and Other Oily Seeds ($26.5M). During the last 26 years the exports of Ethiopia to China have increased at an annualized rate of 23.6%, from $598k in 1995 to $148M in 2021.

In 2021, Ethiopia 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, Ethiopia ranked 99 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -0.8), and 126 in total exports ($4.41B).

Historical Data

Bilateral Trade by Products

Depth
Value

In 2021, China exported $2.8B to Ethiopia. The main products exported from China to Ethiopia were Knit Women's Suits ($105M), Broadcasting Equipment ($93.3M), and Video Displays ($66.6M). During the last 26 years the exports of China to Ethiopia have increased at an annualized rate of 17.9%, from $38.5M in 1995 to $2.8B in 2021.

In 2021, Ethiopia exported $148M to China. The main products exported from Ethiopia to China were Coffee ($47.5M), Dried Legumes ($39.6M), and Other Oily Seeds ($26.5M). During the last 26 years the exports of Ethiopia to China have increased at an annualized rate of 23.6%, from $598k in 1995 to $148M in 2021.

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

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

Market Competitiveness

Color
China
Top Destination
United States$530B
Ethiopia
Top Destination
United Arab Emirates$1.05B

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

In 2021, countries that imported more from Ethiopia than China were Pitcairn Islands ($248k) and Andorra ($2.98M).

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

Comparative Advantage China - Ethiopia

Flow
Scale

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

During 2021, China had a large net trade with Ethiopia in the exports of Machines ($919M), Textiles ($575M), and Metals ($307M).

During 2021, Ethiopia had a large net trade with China in the exports of Vegetable Products ($120M), Animal Hides ($12.1M), and Textiles ($6.9M).

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

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

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