Flag China / Gabon Flag

Exports FlagFlag  (2018): $386M, Rnk 144 / 206

Top Product FlagFlag (2018): $30.7M, Self-Propelled Rail Transport

Exports FlagFlag (2018): $2.62B, Rnk 1 / 98

Top Product FlagFlag (2018): $1.69B, Crude Petroleum

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

Economic Complexity of Flag (2018): ECI -1.35, Rnk 126 / 137

GDP Flag (2018): $13.6T, CURRENT US$
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GDP GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): 196%, CURRENT US$
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GDP Flag (2018): $16.9B, CURRENT US$
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GDP GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): 8.67%, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC Flag (2018): $9,771, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): 182%, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC Flag (2018): $7,953, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): -22.1%, CURRENT US$
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China-Gabon: In 2018, China exported $386M to Gabon. The main products exported from China to Gabon were Self-Propelled Rail Transport ($30.7M), Large Construction Vehicles ($22.1M), and Other Locomotives ($17.1M). During the last 23 years the exports of China to Gabon have increased at an annualized rate of 23.8%, from $2.83M in 1995 to $386M in 2018.

Gabon-China: In 2018, Gabon exported $2.62B to China. The main products exported from Gabon to China were Crude Petroleum ($1.69B), Manganese Ore ($617M), and Sawn Wood ($304M). During the last 23 years the exports of Gabon to China have increased at an annualized rate of 14.9%, from $107M in 1995 to $2.62B 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, Gabon ranked 126 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -1.35), and 108 in total exports ($5.75B). In terms of GDP Per Capita, China was ranked 78 with a GDP Per Capita of $9,771, and Gabon was ranked 88 with a GDP Per Capita of $7,953.

Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2018, China exported $386M to Gabon. The main products exported from China to Gabon were Self-Propelled Rail Transport ($30.7M), Large Construction Vehicles ($22.1M), and Other Locomotives ($17.1M). During the last 23 years the exports of China to Gabon have increased at an annualized rate of 23.8%, from $2.83M in 1995 to $386M in 2018.

In 2018, Gabon exported $2.62B to China. The main products exported from Gabon to China were Crude Petroleum ($1.69B), Manganese Ore ($617M), and Sawn Wood ($304M). During the last 23 years the exports of Gabon to China have increased at an annualized rate of 14.9%, from $107M in 1995 to $2.62B in 2018.

Market Competitiveness

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China
Top Destination
: United States, $499B

Gabon
Top Destination
: China, $2.62B

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

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

In 2018, no countries were registered that imported more from Gabon than from China.

Comparative Advantage China - Gabon

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

During 2018, China had a large net trade with Gabon in the exports of Machines ($101M), Transportation ($96.8M), and Metals ($42.3M).

During 2018, Gabon had a large net trade with China in the exports of Mineral Products ($2.3B), Wood Products ($312M), and Metals ($6.11M).

Tariff Section

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

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

In 2016, the products from Gabon that paid the highest import tariffs to enter China were Mules and hinnies: live (30%) and Bovine animals, live, except pure-bred breeding (30%).

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*The tariffs present between China and Gabon 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 Gabon. 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 Gabon. Similarly, the more red a dot/product is, the more Gabon has comparative advantage over China.