Flag France / Gabon Flag

Exports FlagFlag  (2018): $519M, Rnk 71 / 214

Top Product FlagFlag (2018): $55.7M, Packaged Medicaments

Exports FlagFlag (2018): $162M, Rnk 7 / 98

Top Product FlagFlag (2018): $53.1M, Manganese Ore

Economic Complexity of Flag (2018): ECI 1.42, Rnk 15 / 137

Economic Complexity of Flag (2018): ECI -1.35, Rnk 126 / 137

GDP Flag (2018): $2.78T, CURRENT US$
Rnk 6 / 196

GDP GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): -4.83%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 179 / 196

GDP Flag (2018): $16.9B, CURRENT US$
Rnk 120 / 196

GDP GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): 8.67%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 147 / 196

GDP PC Flag (2018): $41,464, CURRENT US$
Rnk 26 / 196

GDP PC GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): -8.54%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 165 / 196

GDP PC Flag (2018): $7,953, CURRENT US$
Rnk 88 / 196

GDP PC GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): -22.1%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 186 / 196

France-Gabon: In 2018, France exported $519M to Gabon. The main products exported from France to Gabon were Packaged Medicaments ($55.7M), Wheat ($22.2M), and Malt Extract ($15.2M). During the last 23 years the exports of France to Gabon have increased at an annualized rate of 1.51%, from $368M in 1995 to $519M in 2018.

Gabon-France: In 2018, Gabon exported $162M to France. The main products exported from Gabon to France were Manganese Ore ($53.1M), Veneer Sheets ($49.9M), and Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($26.5M). During the last 23 years the exports of Gabon to France have decreased at an annualized rate of 2.62%, from $298M in 1995 to $162M in 2018.

Comparison: In 2018, France ranked 15 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.42), and 6 in total exports ($563B). That same year, Gabon ranked 126 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -1.35), and 108 in total exports ($5.75B). In terms of GDP Per Capita, France was ranked 26 with a GDP Per Capita of $41,464, and Gabon was ranked 88 with a GDP Per Capita of $7,953.

Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2018, France exported $519M to Gabon. The main products exported from France to Gabon were Packaged Medicaments ($55.7M), Wheat ($22.2M), and Malt Extract ($15.2M). During the last 23 years the exports of France to Gabon have increased at an annualized rate of 1.51%, from $368M in 1995 to $519M in 2018.

In 2018, Gabon exported $162M to France. The main products exported from Gabon to France were Manganese Ore ($53.1M), Veneer Sheets ($49.9M), and Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($26.5M). During the last 23 years the exports of Gabon to France have decreased at an annualized rate of 2.62%, from $298M in 1995 to $162M in 2018.

Market Competitiveness

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France
Top Destination
: Germany, $78.5B

Gabon
Top Destination
: China, $2.62B

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

In 2018, countries that imported more from France than Gabon were Germany ($78.5B), United States ($44.8B), and Belgium-Luxembourg ($42.9B).

In 2018, no countries were registered that imported more from Gabon than from France.

Comparative Advantage France - Gabon

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This chart compares trade between France and Gabon by product, considering products traded by both, France and Gabon.

During 2018, France had a large net trade with Gabon in the exports of Machines ($141M), Chemical Products ($90.1M), and Foodstuffs ($77.6M).

During 2018, Gabon had a large net trade with France in the exports of Wood Products ($65.4M), Mineral Products ($63.4M), and Transportation ($27.1M).

Tariff Section

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This sections shows import tariffs for products traded between France and Gabon (using the HS6 product classification and the last year reported).

In 2017, the products from France that paid the highest import tariffs to enter Gabon were Sugar beet (178%) and Whey (173%).

In 2016, the products from Gabon that paid the highest import tariffs to enter France were Mules and hinnies: live (30%) and Bovine animals, live, except pure-bred breeding (30%).

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*The tariffs present between France and Gabon are:
122: EU preferential tariff for sugar producing countries
136: Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement

Trade Forecasts

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This section shows a forecast for total trade between France and Gabon. 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 France has comparative advantage over Gabon. Similarly, the more red a dot/product is, the more Gabon has comparative advantage over France.