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2019
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Exports
: $8.23B, Rnk 13 / 221

2019
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Top Product
: $1.33B, Cars

2019
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Exports
: $13.4B, Rnk 12 / 213

2019
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Top Product
: $2.65B, Cars

2019
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.5, Rnk 14 / 157

2019
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 2.27, Rnk 1 / 157

2019
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GDP
: $2.83T, CURRENT US$
Rnk 6 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: 17.3%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 152 / 187

2019
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 GDP
: $5.08T, CURRENT US$
Rnk 3 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: -2.86%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 175 / 187

2019
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GDP PC 
: $42,330, CURRENT US$
Rnk 23 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 9.34%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 143 / 187

2019
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GDP PC 
: $40,247, CURRENT US$
Rnk 27 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: -1.49%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 165 / 187

United Kingdom-Japan: In 2019, United Kingdom exported $8.23B to Japan. The main products that United Kingdom exported to Japan are Cars ($1.33B), Gas Turbines ($1.14B), and Packaged Medicaments ($956M). During the last 24 years the exports of United Kingdom to Japan have increased at an annualized rate of 1.02%, from $6.45B in 1995 to $8.23B in 2019.

In 2017, United Kingdom exported services to Japan worth $9.21B, with Financial services ($5.06B), Other business services ($1.64B), and Transportation ($810M) being the largest in terms of value.

Japan-United Kingdom: In 2019, Japan exported $13.4B to United Kingdom . The main products that Japan exported to United Kingdom were Cars ($2.65B), Gold ($2.37B), and Gas Turbines ($718M). During the last 24 years the exports of Japan to United Kingdom have decreased at an annualized rate of 0.31%, from $14.4B in 1995 to $13.4B in 2019.

In 2009, Japan exported services to United Kingdom worth $22.8B, with Services not allocated ($11.4B), Other business services ($6.16B), and Transportation ($1.65B) being the largest in terms of value.

Comparison: In 2019,  United Kingdom ranked 14 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.5), and 10 in total exports ($446B). That same year, Japan ranked 1 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 2.27), and 4 in total exports ($696B).

Bilateral Trade by Products

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Value

In 2019, United Kingdom exported $8.23B to Japan. The main products exported from United Kingdom to Japan were Cars ($1.33B), Gas Turbines ($1.14B), and Packaged Medicaments ($956M). During the last 24 years the exports of United Kingdom to Japan have increased at an annualized rate of 1.02%, from $6.45B in 1995 to $8.23B in 2019.

In 2019, Japan exported $13.4B to United Kingdom. The main products exported from Japan to United Kingdom were Cars ($2.65B), Gold ($2.37B), and Gas Turbines ($718M). During the last 24 years the exports of Japan to United Kingdom have decreased at an annualized rate of 0.31%, from $14.4B in 1995 to $13.4B in 2019.

Market Competitiveness

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United Kingdom
Top Destination
: United States, $64.7B

Japan
Top Destination
: United States, $134B

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

In 2019, countries that imported more from United Kingdom than Japan were Ireland ($26.9B), Germany ($44.3B), and France ($29.1B).

In 2019, countries that imported more from Japan than United Kingdom were China ($128B), United States ($134B), and South Korea ($44.9B).

Comparative Advantage United Kingdom - Japan

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

During 2019, United Kingdom had a large net trade with Japan in the exports of Machines ($2.41B), Transportation ($1.64B), and Chemical Products ($1.53B).

During 2019, Japan had a large net trade with United Kingdom in the exports of Machines ($4.27B), Transportation ($3.85B), and Precious Metals ($2.6B).

Bilateral Service Trade

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In 2017, United Kingdom exported services to Japan worth $9.21B, with Financial services ($5.06B), Other business services ($1.64B), and Transportation ($810M) being the largest in terms of value.

In 2009, Japan exported services to United Kingdom worth $22.8B, with Services not allocated ($11.4B), Other business services ($6.16B), and Transportation ($1.65B) 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 red.  This mean that the more blue a dot/product is, the more United Kingdom has comparative advantage over Japan. Similarly, the more red a dot/product is, the more Japan has comparative advantage over United Kingdom.