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Exports
: $4.89B, Rnk 58 / 209

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Top Product
: $557M, Machinery; parts and accessories (other than covers, carrying cases and the like) suitable for use solely or principally with machines of headings 84.70 to 84.72

2020
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Exports
: $11.9B, Rnk 5 / 208

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Top Product
: $6.91B, Electronic integrated circuits

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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 0.96, Rnk 28 / 127

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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.34, Rnk 16 / 127

2020
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GDP
: $14.7T, CURRENT US$
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2010-2020
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GDP GROWTH
: 142%, CURRENT US$
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2020
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 GDP
: $426B, CURRENT US$
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2010-2020
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GDP GROWTH
: 92.1%, CURRENT US$
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2020
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GDP PC 
: $10,435, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 129%, CURRENT US$
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2020
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GDP PC
: $85,268, CURRENT US$
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2010-2020
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 75.4%, CURRENT US$
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China-Ireland In 2020, China exported $4.89B to Ireland. The main products that China exported to Ireland are Machinery; parts and accessories (other than covers, carrying cases and the like) suitable for use solely or principally with machines of headings 84.70 to 84.72 ($557M), Automatic data processing machines and units thereof, magnetic or optical readers, machines for transcribing data onto data media in coded form and machines for processing such data, not elsewhere specified or included ($435M), and Garments made up of fabrics of heading no. 5602, 5603, 5903, 5906 or 5907 (not knitted or crocheted) ($304M). During the last 25 years the exports of China to Ireland have increased at an annualized rate of 12.7%, from $247M in 1995 to $4.89B in 2020.

In 2020, China did not export any services to Ireland.

Ireland-China In 2020, Ireland exported $11.9B to China . The main products that Ireland exported to China were Electronic integrated circuits ($6.91B), Heterocyclic compounds with nitrogen hetero-atom(s) only ($867M), and Human blood; animal blood for therapeutic, prophylactic or diagnostic uses; antisera, other blood fractions, immunological products, modified or obtained by biotechnological processes; vaccines, toxins, cultures of micro-organisms (excluding yeasts) etc ($567M). During the last 25 years the exports of Ireland to China have increased at an annualized rate of 22.9%, from $67.9M in 1995 to $11.9B in 2020.

In 2018, Ireland exported services to China worth $1.57B, with Other business services ($1.33B), Insurance services ($135M), and Royalties and license fees ($50.6M) being the largest in terms of value.

Comparison In 2020,  China ranked 28 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.96), and 1 in total exports ($2.65T). That same year, Ireland ranked 16 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.34), and 26 in total exports ($197B).

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2020, China exported $4.89B to Ireland. The main products exported from China to Ireland were Machinery; parts and accessories (other than covers, carrying cases and the like) suitable for use solely or principally with machines of headings 84.70 to 84.72 ($557M), Automatic data processing machines and units thereof, magnetic or optical readers, machines for transcribing data onto data media in coded form and machines for processing such data, not elsewhere specified or included ($435M), and Garments made up of fabrics of heading no. 5602, 5603, 5903, 5906 or 5907 (not knitted or crocheted) ($304M). During the last 25 years the exports of China to Ireland have increased at an annualized rate of 12.7%, from $247M in 1995 to $4.89B in 2020.

In 2020, Ireland exported $11.9B to China. The main products exported from Ireland to China were Electronic integrated circuits ($6.91B), Heterocyclic compounds with nitrogen hetero-atom(s) only ($867M), and Human blood; animal blood for therapeutic, prophylactic or diagnostic uses; antisera, other blood fractions, immunological products, modified or obtained by biotechnological processes; vaccines, toxins, cultures of micro-organisms (excluding yeasts) etc ($567M). During the last 25 years the exports of Ireland to China have increased at an annualized rate of 22.9%, from $67.9M in 1995 to $11.9B in 2020.

Market Competitiveness

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China
Top Destination
: United States, $438B

Ireland
Top Destination
: United States, $57.4B

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

In 2019, countries that imported more from China than Ireland were United States ($438B), Hong Kong ($262B), and Japan ($151B).

In 2019, countries that imported more from Ireland than China were Gibraltar ($81.7M), British Virgin Islands ($80.2M), and Tokelau ($2.39M).

Comparative Advantage China - Ireland

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

During 2020, China had a large net trade with Ireland in the exports of Machines ($1.94B), Textiles ($758M), and Miscellaneous ($478M).

During 2020, Ireland had a large net trade with China in the exports of Machines ($7.81B), Chemical Products ($2.11B), and Instruments ($533M).

Bilateral Service Trade

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In 2018, Ireland exported services to China worth $1.57B, with Other business services ($1.33B), Insurance services ($135M), and Royalties and license fees ($50.6M) being the largest in terms of value.

Service trade data is presented based on availability.

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 yellow.  This mean that the more blue a dot/product is, the more China has comparative advantage over Ireland. Similarly, the more yellow a dot/product is, the more Ireland has comparative advantage over China.