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About

China-Kazakhstan Trade: In 2022, China exported $10.2B to Kazakhstan. The main products that China exported to Kazakhstan were Non-Knit Women's Coats ($680M), Computers ($672M), and Broadcasting Equipment ($656M). Over the past 5 years the exports of China to Kazakhstan have increased at an annualized rate of 167%, from $75.4M in 2017 to $10.2B in 2022.

In 2022, China did not export any services to Kazakhstan.

Kazakhstan-China Trade: In 2022, Kazakhstan exported $5.83B to China. The main products that Kazakhstan exported to China were Crude Petroleum ($4.1B), Refined Copper ($2.33B), and Copper Ore ($2.04B). Over the past 5 years the exports of Kazakhstan to China have increased at an annualized rate of 82.1%,  from $291M in 2017 to $5.83B in 2022.

In 2022, Kazakhstan did not export any services to China.

Comparison: In 2022,  China ranked 22 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.12), and 1 in total exports ($3.73T). That same year, Kazakhstan ranked 73 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -0.17), and 45 in total exports ($98.7B).

Historical Data

Bilateral Trade by Products

Depth
Value

In 2022, China exported $10.2B to Kazakhstan. The main products exported from China to Kazakhstan were Non-Knit Women's Coats ($680M), Computers ($672M), and Broadcasting Equipment ($656M). During the last 5 years the exports of China to Kazakhstan have increased at an annualized rate of 167%, from $75.4M in 2017 to $10.2B in 2022.

In 2017, Kazakhstan exported $5.83B to China. The main products exported from Kazakhstan to China were Crude Petroleum ($4.1B), Refined Copper ($2.33B), and Copper Ore ($2.04B). During the last 22 years the exports of Kazakhstan to China have increased at an annualized rate of 82.1%, from $291M in 1995 to $5.83B in 2017.

Exports from China (Flag) to Kazakhstan (Flag) (2022)

Exports from Kazakhstan (Flag) to China (Flag) (2022)

Market Competitiveness

Color
China
Top Destination
United States$551B
Kazakhstan
Top Destination
China$13.4B

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

In 2022, countries that imported more from China than Kazakhstan included United States ($551B), Hong Kong ($276B), and Japan ($178B).

In 2022, countries that imported more from Kazakhstan than China included Afghanistan ($979M).

Difference in imports from Kazakhstan (Flag) and China (Flag) (2022)

Comparative Advantage China - Kazakhstan

Flow
Scale

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

During 2022, China had a large net trade with Kazakhstan in the exports of Machines ($4.83B), Textiles ($4.1B), and Transportation ($1.15B).

During 2017, Kazakhstan had a large net trade with China in the exports of Mineral Products ($8.36B), Metals ($3.34B), and Chemical Products ($982M).

Potential Exports

Potential Exports

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Top Product Potential China Kazakhstan+$571MTelephones
Top Product Potential Kazakhstan China+$4.77BCrude Petroleum

We estimate the export potential of an economy for each product and destination using an extension of the bilateral relatedness model of Jun et al. (2019).This extended gravity model considers similarities among products and geographies and explains more than 50% of the variance in future trade flows.

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Economic Complexity

Competitive Landscape

This visualization shows the product space at the HS4 level with the flags of China and Kazakhstan. This means that a dot/product with the flag of China indicates it has a comparative advantage over Kazakhstan. Similarly, a dot/product with the flag of Kazakhstan indicates it has a comparative advantage over China.

Product Space of China (Flag) and Kazakhstan (Flag) (2022)

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