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2021
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Exports
: $21.6B, Rnk 5 / 222

2021
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Top Product
: $3.17B, Cars

2021
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Exports
: $11.5B, Rnk 9 / 222

2021
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Top Product
: $1.58B, Gold

2021
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 0.78, Rnk 35 / 131

2021
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.43, Rnk 11 / 131

2021
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GDP
: $1.43T, CURRENT US$
Rnk 14 / 182

2011-2021
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GDP GROWTH
: -3.74%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 158 / 182

2021
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 GDP
: $3.19T, CURRENT US$
Rnk 5 / 182

2011-2021
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GDP GROWTH
: 19.1%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 110 / 182

2021
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GDP PC 
: $30,116, CURRENT US$
Rnk 32 / 182

2011-2021
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GDP PC GROWTH
: -4.93%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 139 / 182

2021
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GDP PC
: $47,334, CURRENT US$
Rnk 22 / 182

2011-2021
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 11.9%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 98 / 182

Spain-United Kingdom In 2021, Spain exported $21.6B to United Kingdom. The main products that Spain exported to United Kingdom are Cars ($3.17B), Gold ($1.06B), and Delivery Trucks ($970M). During the last 26 years the exports of Spain to United Kingdom have increased at an annualized rate of 4.35%, from $7.16B in 1995 to $21.6B in 2021.

In 2020, Spain exported services to United Kingdom worth $2.9B, with Travel ($2.9B) being the largest in terms of value.

United Kingdom-Spain In 2021, United Kingdom exported $11.5B to Spain. The main products that United Kingdom exported to Spain were Gold ($1.58B), Cars ($981M), and Gas Turbines ($498M). During the last 26 years the exports of United Kingdom to Spain have increased at an annualized rate of 0.85%, from $9.24B in 1995 to $11.5B in 2021.

In 2019, United Kingdom exported services to Spain worth $10.9B, with Transportation ($3.93B), Other business services ($2.27B), and Travel ($2.11B) being the largest in terms of value.

Comparison In 2021,  Spain ranked 35 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.78), and 16 in total exports ($372B). That same year, United Kingdom ranked 11 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.43), and 13 in total exports ($420B).

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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Value

In 2021, Spain exported $21.6B to United Kingdom. The main products exported from Spain to United Kingdom were Cars ($3.17B), Gold ($1.06B), and Delivery Trucks ($970M). During the last 26 years the exports of Spain to United Kingdom have increased at an annualized rate of 4.35%, from $7.16B in 1995 to $21.6B in 2021.

In 2021, United Kingdom exported $11.5B to Spain. The main products exported from United Kingdom to Spain were Gold ($1.58B), Cars ($981M), and Gas Turbines ($498M). During the last 26 years the exports of United Kingdom to Spain have increased at an annualized rate of 0.85%, from $9.24B in 1995 to $11.5B in 2021.

Market Competitiveness

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Spain
Top Destination
: France, $59B

United Kingdom
Top Destination
: United States, $56.1B

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

In 2021, countries that imported more from Spain than United Kingdom were France ($59B), Portugal ($30.5B), and Italy ($30.6B).

In 2021, countries that imported more from United Kingdom than Spain were United States ($56.1B), Ireland ($28.4B), and Netherlands ($34.6B).

Comparative Advantage Spain - United Kingdom

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This chart compares trade between Spain and United Kingdom by product, considering products traded by both, Spain and United Kingdom.

During 2021, Spain had a large net trade with United Kingdom in the exports of Transportation ($5.92B), Vegetable Products ($2.68B), and Machines ($2.03B).

During 2021, United Kingdom had a large net trade with Spain in the exports of Machines ($2.03B), Precious Metals ($2.03B), and Chemical Products ($1.82B).

Bilateral Service Trade

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In 2020, Spain exported services to United Kingdom worth $2.9B, with Travel ($2.9B) being the largest in terms of value.

In 2019, United Kingdom exported services to Spain worth $10.9B, with Transportation ($3.93B), Other business services ($2.27B), and Travel ($2.11B) being the largest in terms of value.

Service trade data is presented based on availability.

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 Spain has comparative advantage over United Kingdom. Similarly, the more yellow a dot/product is, the more United Kingdom has comparative advantage over Spain.