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Exports
: $1.19B, Rnk 45 / 219

2019
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Top Product
: $148M, Cyclic Hydrocarbons

2019
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Exports
: $77.2M, Rnk 51 / 194

2019
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Top Product
: $13.9M, Tropical Fruits

2019
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 0.63, Rnk 45 / 157

2019
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI -0.56, Rnk 106 / 157

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GDP
: $2.87T, CURRENT US$
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2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: 114%, CURRENT US$
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2019
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 GDP
: $278B, CURRENT US$
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2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: 65.5%, CURRENT US$
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2019
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GDP PC 
: $2,100, CURRENT US$
Rnk 142 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 90.5%, CURRENT US$
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2019
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GDP PC 
: $1,285, CURRENT US$
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2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 34.1%, CURRENT US$
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India-Pakistan: In 2019, India exported $1.19B to Pakistan. The main products that India exported to Pakistan are Cyclic Hydrocarbons ($148M), Non-Retail Pure Cotton Yarn ($79.5M), and Synthetic Coloring Matter ($60.8M). During the last 24 years the exports of India to Pakistan have increased at an annualized rate of 12.1%, from $76.5M in 1995 to $1.19B in 2019.

In 2019, India did not exported services to Pakistan.

Pakistan-India: In 2019, Pakistan exported $77.2M to India . The main products that Pakistan exported to India were Tropical Fruits ($13.9M), Cement ($9.5M), and Heavy Pure Woven Cotton ($6.73M). During the last 24 years the exports of Pakistan to India have increased at an annualized rate of 2.5%, from $42.7M in 1995 to $77.2M in 2019.

In 2019, Pakistan did not exported services to India.

Comparison: In 2019,  India ranked 45 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.63), and 15 in total exports ($330B). That same year, Pakistan ranked 106 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -0.56), and 67 in total exports ($26.6B).

Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2019, India exported $1.19B to Pakistan. The main products exported from India to Pakistan were Cyclic Hydrocarbons ($148M), Non-Retail Pure Cotton Yarn ($79.5M), and Synthetic Coloring Matter ($60.8M). During the last 24 years the exports of India to Pakistan have increased at an annualized rate of 12.1%, from $76.5M in 1995 to $1.19B in 2019.

In 2019, Pakistan exported $77.2M to India. The main products exported from Pakistan to India were Tropical Fruits ($13.9M), Cement ($9.5M), and Heavy Pure Woven Cotton ($6.73M). During the last 24 years the exports of Pakistan to India have increased at an annualized rate of 2.5%, from $42.7M in 1995 to $77.2M in 2019.

Market Competitiveness

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India
Top Destination
: United States, $55.3B

Pakistan
Top Destination
: United States, $3.82B

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

In 2019, countries that imported more from India than Pakistan were United States ($55.3B), United Arab Emirates ($28.6B), and China ($17.4B).

In 2019, countries that imported more from Pakistan than India were Afghanistan ($1.18B), Comoros ($32.6M), and Guinea-Bissau ($21.9M).

Comparative Advantage India - Pakistan

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This chart compares trade between India and Pakistan by product, considering products traded by both, India and Pakistan.

During 2019, India had a large net trade with Pakistan in the exports of Chemical Products ($534M), Textiles ($249M), and Plastics and Rubbers ($96.6M).

During 2019, Pakistan had a large net trade with India in the exports of Mineral Products ($20.1M), Vegetable Products ($19.9M), and Textiles ($16.4M).

Tariff Section

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This section shows import tariffs for products traded between India and Pakistan (using the HS6 product classification and the last year reported).

In 2018, the products from India that paid the highest import tariffs to enter Pakistan were Grape wines, sparkling (150%) and Grape wines nes, fortified wine or must, pack < 2l (150%).

In 2018, the products from Pakistan that paid the highest import tariffs to enter India were Large Sized Cars (100%) and Large Diesel Engine Cars (100%).

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*The tariffs present between India and Pakistan are:
136: Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement
336: Preferential tariff under (GSTP) Global System of Trade Preferences among Developing Countries
366: South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Preferential Trading Arragement (SAPTA)
368: South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) The South Asian Free Trade Area (SAFTA)

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 India has comparative advantage over Pakistan. Similarly, the more red a dot/product is, the more Pakistan has comparative advantage over India.