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$23.1BCURRENT US$
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-42.1%CURRENT US$
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About

Lebanon-Syria In 2021, Lebanon exported $108M to Syria. The main products that Lebanon exported to Syria are Bananas ($30.5M), Propylene Polymers ($9.15M), and Self-adhesive Plastics ($8.16M). During the last 24 years the exports of Lebanon to Syria have increased at an annualized rate of 4.47%, from $37.8M in 1997 to $108M in 2021.

In 2021, Lebanon did not export any services to Syria.

Syria-Lebanon In 2021, Syria exported $124M to Lebanon. The main products that Syria exported to Lebanon were Glass Bottles ($6.88M), Cleaning Products ($6.65M), and Rubber Footwear ($6.53M). During the last 24 years the exports of Syria to Lebanon have decreased at an annualized rate of 5.24%, from $450M in 1997 to $124M in 2021.

In 2021, Syria did not export any services to Lebanon.

Comparison In 2021,  Lebanon ranked 47 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.35),  and 123 in total exports ($4.79B). That same year, Syria ranked 162 in total exports ($1.01B), and does not have data regarding Economic Complexity Index.

Historical Data

Bilateral Trade by Products

Depth
Value

In 2021, Lebanon exported $108M to Syria. The main products exported from Lebanon to Syria were Bananas ($30.5M), Propylene Polymers ($9.15M), and Self-adhesive Plastics ($8.16M). During the last 24 years the exports of Lebanon to Syria have increased at an annualized rate of 4.47%, from $37.8M in 1997 to $108M in 2021.

In 2021, Syria exported $124M to Lebanon. The main products exported from Syria to Lebanon were Glass Bottles ($6.88M), Cleaning Products ($6.65M), and Rubber Footwear ($6.53M). During the last 24 years the exports of Syria to Lebanon have decreased at an annualized rate of 5.24%, from $450M in 1997 to $124M in 2021.

Exports from Lebanon (Flag) to Syria (Flag) (2021)

Exports from Syria (Flag) to Lebanon (Flag) (2021)

Market Competitiveness

Color
Lebanon
Top Destination
United Arab Emirates$1.01B
Syria
Top Destination
Saudi Arabia$313M

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

In 2021, countries that imported more from Lebanon than Syria were United Arab Emirates ($1.01B), Switzerland ($450M), and Cameroon ($283M).

In 2021, countries that imported more from Syria than Lebanon were Saudi Arabia ($313M), Turkey ($183M), and Serbia ($15.9M).

Difference in imports from Syria (Flag) and Lebanon (Flag) (2021)

Comparative Advantage Lebanon - Syria

Flow
Scale

This chart compares trade between Lebanon and Syria by product, considering products traded by both, Lebanon and Syria.

During 2021, Lebanon had a large net trade with Syria in the exports of Vegetable Products ($31.8M), Plastics and Rubbers ($22.8M), and Machines ($14.4M).

During 2021, Syria had a large net trade with Lebanon in the exports of Vegetable Products ($35.1M), Foodstuffs ($16.6M), and Textiles ($13.2M).

Economic Complexity

Competitive Landscape

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 Lebanon has comparative advantage over Syria. Similarly, the more yellow a dot/product is, the more Syria has comparative advantage over Lebanon.

Product Space of Lebanon (Flag) and Syria (Flag) (2021)

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