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Exports
: $14.7B, Rnk 35 / 209

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Top Product
: $1.2B, Broadcasting Equipment

2020
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Exports
: $1.97B, Rnk 3 / 197

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Top Product
: $567M, Non-Retail Pure Cotton Yarn

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

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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI -0.71, Rnk 93 / 127

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GDP
: $14.7T, CURRENT US$
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2010-2020
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GDP GROWTH
: 141%, CURRENT US$
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2020
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 GDP
: $300B, CURRENT US$
Rnk 41 / 204

2010-2020
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GDP GROWTH
: 69.5%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 35 / 204

2020
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GDP PC 
: $10,409, CURRENT US$
Rnk 77 / 204

2010-2020
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 129%, CURRENT US$
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2020
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GDP PC
: $1,360, CURRENT US$
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2010-2020
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 37.7%, CURRENT US$
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China-Pakistan In 2020, China exported $14.7B to Pakistan. The main products that China exported to Pakistan are Broadcasting Equipment ($1.2B), Electrical Transformers ($414M), and Semiconductor Devices ($372M). During the last 25 years the exports of China to Pakistan have increased at an annualized rate of 13.5%, from $616M in 1995 to $14.7B in 2020.

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

Pakistan-China In 2020, Pakistan exported $1.97B to China. The main products that Pakistan exported to China were Non-Retail Pure Cotton Yarn ($567M), Refined Copper ($326M), and Rice ($237M). During the last 25 years the exports of Pakistan to China have increased at an annualized rate of 9.26%, from $215M in 1995 to $1.97B in 2020.

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

Comparison In 2020,  China ranked 28 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.96), and 1 in total exports ($2.65T). That same year, Pakistan ranked 93 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -0.71), and 65 in total exports ($25.5B).

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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Depth
Value

In 2020, China exported $14.7B to Pakistan. The main products exported from China to Pakistan were Broadcasting Equipment ($1.2B), Electrical Transformers ($414M), and Semiconductor Devices ($372M). During the last 25 years the exports of China to Pakistan have increased at an annualized rate of 13.5%, from $616M in 1995 to $14.7B in 2020.

In 2020, Pakistan exported $1.97B to China. The main products exported from Pakistan to China were Non-Retail Pure Cotton Yarn ($567M), Refined Copper ($326M), and Rice ($237M). During the last 25 years the exports of Pakistan to China have increased at an annualized rate of 9.26%, from $215M in 1995 to $1.97B in 2020.

Market Competitiveness

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China
Top Destination
: United States, $438B

Pakistan
Top Destination
: United States, $4.04B

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

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

In 2019, countries that imported more from Pakistan than China were Afghanistan ($870M) and Guam ($176k).

Comparative Advantage China - Pakistan

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

During 2020, China had a large net trade with Pakistan in the exports of Machines ($5.89B), Textiles ($2.15B), and Chemical Products ($1.9B).

During 2020, Pakistan had a large net trade with China in the exports of Textiles ($739M), Metals ($492M), and Vegetable Products ($290M).

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