Flag China / Burma Flag

Exports Flag β†’ Flag  (2018): $10.7B, Rnk 39 / 206

Top Product Flag β†’ Flag (2018): $1.01B, Broadcasting Equipment

Exports Flag β†’ Flag (2018): $4.93B, Rnk 2 / 144

Top Product Flag β†’ Flag (2018): $1.2B, Petroleum Gas

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

Economic Complexity of Flag (2018): ECI -1.24, Rnk 122 / 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): $71.2B, CURRENT US$
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GDP GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): 124%, 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): $1,326, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): 108%, CURRENT US$
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China-Burma: In 2018, China exported $10.7B to Burma. The main products that China exported to Burma are Broadcasting Equipment ($1.01B), Heavy Synthetic Cotton Fabrics ($646M), and Synthetic Filament Yarn Woven Fabric ($377M). During the last 23 years the exports of China to Burma have increased at an annualized rate of 13.3%, from $612M in 1995 to $10.7B in 2018.

In 2018, China did not exported services to Burma.

Burma-China: In 2018, Burma exported $4.93B to China . The main products that Burma exported to China were Petroleum Gas ($1.2B), Raw Sugar ($651M), and Refined Copper ($450M). During the last 23 years the exports of China to Burma have increased at an annualized rate of 13.3%, from $612M in 1995 to $10.7B in 2018.

In 2018, Burma did not exported services to China.

Comparison: In 2018,  China ranked 30 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.89), and 1 in total exports ($2.59T). That same year, Burma ranked 122 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -1.24), and 72 in total exports ($20B).

Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2018, China exported $10.7B to Burma. The main products exported from China to Burma were Broadcasting Equipment ($1.01B), Heavy Synthetic Cotton Fabrics ($646M), and Synthetic Filament Yarn Woven Fabric ($377M). During the last 23 years the exports of China to Burma have increased at an annualized rate of 13.3%, from $612M in 1995 to $10.7B in 2018.

In 2018, Burma exported $4.93B to China. The main products exported from Burma to China were Petroleum Gas ($1.2B), Raw Sugar ($651M), and Refined Copper ($450M). During the last 23 years the exports of Burma to China have increased at an annualized rate of 16.7%, from $140M in 1995 to $4.93B in 2018.

Market Competitiveness

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China
Top Destination
: United States, $499B

Burma
Top Destination
: Thailand, $5.27B

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

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

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

Comparative Advantage China - Burma

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

During 2018, China had a large net trade with Burma in the exports of Machines ($2.91B), Textiles ($2.67B), and Metals ($1.62B).

During 2018, Burma had a large net trade with China in the exports of Mineral Products ($1.73B), Metals ($745M), and Foodstuffs ($705M).

Tariff Section

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

In 2018, the products from China that paid the highest import tariffs to enter Burma were Maize except seed corn (50%) and Wheat or meslin flour (50%).

In 2015, the products from Burma that paid the highest import tariffs to enter China were Playing cards (30%) and Large Diesel Engine Cars (28.5%).

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*The tariffs present between China and Burma are:
84: Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN ) Free Trade Area
125: General duty rate
136: Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement
158: Preferential tariff for 3 selected LDCs Countries: Myanmar, Benin and Timor Leste
275: Preferential tariff for Myanmar

Trade Forecasts

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