Flag India / Pakistan Flag

Exports Flag β†’ Flag  (2018): $2.28B, Rnk 35 / 211

Top Product Flag β†’ Flag (2018): $466M, Raw Cotton

Exports Flag β†’ Flag (2018): $482M, Rnk 14 / 196

Top Product Flag β†’ Flag (2018): $102M, Tropical Fruits

Economic Complexity of Flag (2018): ECI 0.57, Rnk 45 / 137

Economic Complexity of Flag (2018): ECI -0.73, Rnk 104 / 137

GDP Flag (2018): $2.72T, CURRENT US$
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GDP GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): 127%, CURRENT US$
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GDP Flag (2018): $315B, CURRENT US$
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GDP GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): 85%, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC Flag (2018): $2,010, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): 101%, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC Flag (2018): $1,482, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): 49.6%, CURRENT US$
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India-Pakistan: In 2018, India exported $2.28B to Pakistan. The main products exported from India to Pakistan were Raw Cotton ($466M), Cyclic Hydrocarbons ($222M), and Non-Retail Pure Cotton Yarn ($200M). During the last 23 years the exports of India to Pakistan have increased at an annualized rate of 15.9%, from $76.5M in 1995 to $2.28B in 2018.

Pakistan-India: In 2018, Pakistan exported $482M to India. The main products exported from Pakistan to India were Tropical Fruits ($102M), Refined Petroleum ($68.7M), and Cement ($67.5M). During the last 23 years the exports of Pakistan to India have increased at an annualized rate of 11.1%, from $42.7M in 1995 to $482M in 2018.

Comparison: In 2018, India ranked 45 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.57), and 16 in total exports ($326B). That same year, Pakistan ranked 104 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -0.73), and 69 in total exports ($26.7B). In terms of GDP Per Capita, India was ranked 152 with a GDP Per Capita of $2,010, and Pakistan was ranked 163 with a GDP Per Capita of $1,482.

Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2018, India exported $2.28B to Pakistan. The main products exported from India to Pakistan were Raw Cotton ($466M), Cyclic Hydrocarbons ($222M), and Non-Retail Pure Cotton Yarn ($200M). During the last 23 years the exports of India to Pakistan have increased at an annualized rate of 15.9%, from $76.5M in 1995 to $2.28B in 2018.

In 2018, Pakistan exported $482M to India. The main products exported from Pakistan to India were Tropical Fruits ($102M), Refined Petroleum ($68.7M), and Cement ($67.5M). During the last 23 years the exports of Pakistan to India have increased at an annualized rate of 11.1%, from $42.7M in 1995 to $482M in 2018.

Market Competitiveness

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India
Top Destination
: United States, $52B

Pakistan
Top Destination
: United States, $3.52B

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 2018, countries that imported more from India than Pakistan were United States ($52B), United Arab Emirates ($27.1B), and China ($16.6B).

In 2018, countries that imported more from Pakistan than India were Afghanistan ($1.67B), Guinea-Bissau ($23.6M), and South Sudan ($16.6M).

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 2018, India had a large net trade with Pakistan in the exports of Textiles ($801M), Chemical Products ($775M), and Plastics and Rubbers ($185M).

During 2018, Pakistan had a large net trade with India in the exports of Mineral Products ($185M), Vegetable Products ($130M), and Textiles ($37.6M).

Tariff Section

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This sections 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)

Trade Forecasts

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This section shows a forecast for total trade between India and Pakistan. The forecast is based on a long short-term memory model or LSTM constructed using yearly trade data.

To create custom forecast, or modify the parameters of the forecasting model, visit our Forecast Section.

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