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About

China-Trinidad and Tobago In 2021, China exported $576M to Trinidad and Tobago. The main products that China exported to Trinidad and Tobago are Computers ($19.8M), Iron Structures ($19.5M), and Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($17.7M). During the last 26 years the exports of China to Trinidad and Tobago have increased at an annualized rate of 13.8%, from $19.8M in 1995 to $576M in 2021.

In 2021, China did not export any services to Trinidad and Tobago.

Trinidad and Tobago-China In 2021, Trinidad and Tobago exported $523M to China. The main products that Trinidad and Tobago exported to China were Petroleum Gas ($278M), Acyclic Alcohols ($175M), and Iron Ore ($59.7M). During the last 26 years the exports of Trinidad and Tobago to China have increased at an annualized rate of 55.1%, from $5.74k in 1995 to $523M in 2021.

In 2021, Trinidad and Tobago 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, Trinidad and Tobago ranked 96 in total exports ($9.86B), and does not have data regarding Economic Complexity Index.

Historical Data

Bilateral Trade by Products

Depth
Value

In 2021, China exported $576M to Trinidad and Tobago. The main products exported from China to Trinidad and Tobago were Computers ($19.8M), Iron Structures ($19.5M), and Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($17.7M). During the last 26 years the exports of China to Trinidad and Tobago have increased at an annualized rate of 13.8%, from $19.8M in 1995 to $576M in 2021.

In 2021, Trinidad and Tobago exported $523M to China. The main products exported from Trinidad and Tobago to China were Petroleum Gas ($278M), Acyclic Alcohols ($175M), and Iron Ore ($59.7M). During the last 26 years the exports of Trinidad and Tobago to China have increased at an annualized rate of 55.1%, from $5.74k in 1995 to $523M in 2021.

Exports from China (Flag) to Trinidad and Tobago (Flag) (2021)

Exports from Trinidad and Tobago (Flag) to China (Flag) (2021)

Market Competitiveness

Color
China
Top Destination
United States$530B
Trinidad and Tobago
Top Destination
United States$3.63B

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

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

In 2021, countries that imported more from Trinidad and Tobago than China were Guyana ($580M), Grenada ($76.9M), and Saint Lucia ($63.2M).

Difference in imports from Trinidad and Tobago (Flag) and China (Flag) (2021)

Comparative Advantage China - Trinidad and Tobago

Flow
Scale

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

During 2021, China had a large net trade with Trinidad and Tobago in the exports of Machines ($165M), Metals ($83.7M), and Plastics and Rubbers ($69.8M).

During 2021, Trinidad and Tobago had a large net trade with China in the exports of Mineral Products ($345M), Chemical Products ($175M), and Metals ($2.45M).

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

Product Space of China (Flag) and Trinidad and Tobago (Flag) (2021)

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