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2021
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Exports
: $49.6M, Rnk 18 / 116

2021
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Top Product
: $38M, Passenger and Cargo Ships

2021
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Exports
: $94M, Rnk 16 / 133

2021
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Top Product
: $53.3M, Passenger and Cargo Ships

2021
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI -1.41, Rnk 123 / 131

2021
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI -1.02, Rnk 107 / 131

2021
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GDP
: $18.3B, CURRENT US$
Rnk 114 / 182

2011-2021
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GDP GROWTH
: 0.32%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 148 / 182

2021
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 GDP
: $12.5B, CURRENT US$
Rnk 133 / 182

2011-2021
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GDP GROWTH
: -20%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 172 / 182

2021
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GDP PC 
: $8,017, CURRENT US$
Rnk 78 / 182

2011-2021
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GDP PC GROWTH
: -25.8%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 168 / 182

2021
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GDP PC
: $2,214, CURRENT US$
Rnk 138 / 182

2011-2021
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GDP PC GROWTH
: -37.9%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 175 / 182

Gabon-Republic of the Congo In 2021, Gabon exported $49.6M to Republic of the Congo. The main products that Gabon exported to Republic of the Congo are Passenger and Cargo Ships ($38M), Refined Petroleum ($2.3M), and Surveying Equipment ($2.27M). During the last 26 years the exports of Gabon to Republic of the Congo have increased at an annualized rate of 19.5%, from $486k in 1995 to $49.6M in 2021.

In 2021, Gabon did not export any services to Republic of the Congo.

Republic of the Congo-Gabon In 2021, Republic of the Congo exported $94M to Gabon. The main products that Republic of the Congo exported to Gabon were Passenger and Cargo Ships ($53.3M), Tug Boats ($19.8M), and Special Purpose Ships ($14M). During the last 26 years the exports of Republic of the Congo to Gabon have increased at an annualized rate of 27.5%, from $168k in 1995 to $94M in 2021.

In 2021, Republic of the Congo did not export any services to Gabon.

Comparison In 2021,  Gabon ranked 123 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -1.41), and 115 in total exports ($5.94B). That same year, Republic of the Congo ranked 107 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -1.02), and 114 in total exports ($6.74B).

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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Depth
Value

In 2021, Gabon exported $49.6M to Republic of the Congo. The main products exported from Gabon to Republic of the Congo were Passenger and Cargo Ships ($38M), Refined Petroleum ($2.3M), and Surveying Equipment ($2.27M). During the last 26 years the exports of Gabon to Republic of the Congo have increased at an annualized rate of 19.5%, from $486k in 1995 to $49.6M in 2021.

In 2021, Republic of the Congo exported $94M to Gabon. The main products exported from Republic of the Congo to Gabon were Passenger and Cargo Ships ($53.3M), Tug Boats ($19.8M), and Special Purpose Ships ($14M). During the last 26 years the exports of Republic of the Congo to Gabon have increased at an annualized rate of 27.5%, from $168k in 1995 to $94M in 2021.

Republic of the Congo Exports

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Market Competitiveness

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Color

Gabon
Top Destination
: China, $2.24B

Republic of the Congo
Top Destination
: United Arab Emirates, $1.75B

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

In 2021, countries that imported more from Gabon than Republic of the Congo were China ($2.24B), India ($871M), and Netherlands ($238M).

In 2021, countries that imported more from Republic of the Congo than Gabon were United Arab Emirates ($1.75B), Vietnam ($521M), and Greece ($531M).

Comparative Advantage Gabon - Republic of the Congo

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This chart compares trade between Gabon and Republic of the Congo by product, considering products traded by both, Gabon and Republic of the Congo.

During 2021, Gabon had a large net trade with Republic of the Congo in the exports of Transportation ($38.9M), Machines ($4.47M), and Instruments ($3.1M).

During 2021, Republic of the Congo had a large net trade with Gabon in the exports of Transportation ($87.9M), Mineral Products ($2.36M), and Machines ($1.77M).

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 Gabon has comparative advantage over Republic of the Congo. Similarly, the more yellow a dot/product is, the more Republic of the Congo has comparative advantage over Gabon.