Flag China / Sierra Leone Flag

Exports FlagFlag  (2018): $253M, Rnk 151 / 206

Top Product FlagFlag (2018): $20.9M, Rice

Exports FlagFlag (2018): $169M, Rnk 1 / 91

Top Product FlagFlag (2018): $106M, Rough Wood

Economic Complexity of Flag (2018): ECI 0.89, Rnk 30 / 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): $4.09B, CURRENT US$
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GDP GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): 63%, 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): $534, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): 30.7%, CURRENT US$
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China-Sierra Leone: In 2018, China exported $253M to Sierra Leone. The main products exported from China to Sierra Leone were Rice ($20.9M), Cranes ($15.2M), and Coated Flat-Rolled Iron ($11.4M). During the last 23 years the exports of China to Sierra Leone have increased at an annualized rate of 20.2%, from $3.65M in 1995 to $253M in 2018.

Sierra Leone-China: In 2018, Sierra Leone exported $169M to China. The main products exported from Sierra Leone to China were Rough Wood ($106M), Iron Ore ($26M), and Niobium, Tantalum, Vanadium and Zirconium Ore ($19.3M). During the last 20 years the exports of Sierra Leone to China have increased at an annualized rate of 67.6%, from $1.17k in 1998 to $169M in 2018.

Comparison: In 2018, China ranked 30 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.89), and 1 in total exports ($2.59T). That same year, Sierra Leone ranked 158 in total exports ($677M), and does not have data regarding Economic Complexity Index. In terms of GDP Per Capita, China was ranked 78 with a GDP Per Capita of $9,771, and Sierra Leone was ranked 188 with a GDP Per Capita of $534.

Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2018, China exported $253M to Sierra Leone. The main products exported from China to Sierra Leone were Rice ($20.9M), Cranes ($15.2M), and Coated Flat-Rolled Iron ($11.4M). During the last 23 years the exports of China to Sierra Leone have increased at an annualized rate of 20.2%, from $3.65M in 1995 to $253M in 2018.

In 2018, Sierra Leone exported $169M to China. The main products exported from Sierra Leone to China were Rough Wood ($106M), Iron Ore ($26M), and Niobium, Tantalum, Vanadium and Zirconium Ore ($19.3M). During the last 20 years the exports of Sierra Leone to China have increased at an annualized rate of 67.6%, from $1.17k in 1998 to $169M in 2018.

Market Competitiveness

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China
Top Destination
: United States, $499B

Sierra Leone
Top Destination
: China, $169M

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

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

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

Comparative Advantage China - Sierra Leone

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

During 2018, China had a large net trade with Sierra Leone in the exports of Machines ($76.1M), Metals ($43.5M), and Vegetable Products ($21.4M).

During 2018, Sierra Leone had a large net trade with China in the exports of Wood Products ($110M), Mineral Products ($58.4M), and Machines ($245k).

Trade Forecasts

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This section shows a forecast for total trade between China and Sierra Leone. The forecast is based on a long short-term memory model or LSTM constructed using yearly trade data.

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