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About

China-Nepal In 2021, China exported $2.32B to Nepal. The main products that China exported to Nepal are Broadcasting Equipment ($191M), Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($107M), and Apples and Pears ($82.5M). During the last 26 years the exports of China to Nepal have increased at an annualized rate of 15.6%, from $53.4M in 1995 to $2.32B in 2021.

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

Nepal-China In 2021, Nepal exported $18M to China. The main products that Nepal exported to China were Knotted Carpets ($2.31M), Mattresses ($2.04M), and Bells and Other Metal Ornaments ($1.67M). During the last 26 years the exports of Nepal to China have increased at an annualized rate of 19.3%, from $185k in 1995 to $18M in 2021.

In 2021, Nepal 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, Nepal ranked 150 in total exports ($1.74B), and does not have data regarding Economic Complexity Index.

Historical Data

Bilateral Trade by Products

Depth
Value

In 2021, China exported $2.32B to Nepal. The main products exported from China to Nepal were Broadcasting Equipment ($191M), Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($107M), and Apples and Pears ($82.5M). During the last 26 years the exports of China to Nepal have increased at an annualized rate of 15.6%, from $53.4M in 1995 to $2.32B in 2021.

In 2021, Nepal exported $18M to China. The main products exported from Nepal to China were Knotted Carpets ($2.31M), Mattresses ($2.04M), and Bells and Other Metal Ornaments ($1.67M). During the last 26 years the exports of Nepal to China have increased at an annualized rate of 19.3%, from $185k in 1995 to $18M in 2021.

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

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

Market Competitiveness

Color
China
Top Destination
United States$530B
Nepal
Top Destination
India$1.34B

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

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

In 2021, countries that imported more from Nepal than China were Saint Helena ($2.06k).

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

Comparative Advantage China - Nepal

Flow
Scale

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

During 2021, China had a large net trade with Nepal in the exports of Machines ($699M), Textiles ($558M), and Chemical Products ($239M).

During 2021, Nepal had a large net trade with China in the exports of Textiles ($6.72M), Miscellaneous ($2.28M), and Instruments ($2.11M).

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

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

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