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2020
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Exports
: $5.37B, Rnk 1 / 159

2020
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Top Product
: $1.31B, Petroleum Gas

2020
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Exports
: $11.4B, Rnk 37 / 209

2020
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Top Product
: $637M, Broadcasting Equipment

2020
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI -1.18, Rnk 110 / 127

2020
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 0.96, Rnk 28 / 127

2020
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GDP
: $78.9B, CURRENT US$
Rnk 67 / 204

2010-2020
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GDP GROWTH
: 109%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 16 / 204

2020
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 GDP
: $14.7T, CURRENT US$
Rnk 2 / 204

2010-2020
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GDP GROWTH
: 141%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 5 / 204

2020
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GDP PC 
: $1,451, CURRENT US$
Rnk 169 / 204

2010-2020
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 94.2%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 10 / 204

2020
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GDP PC
: $10,409, CURRENT US$
Rnk 77 / 204

2010-2020
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 129%, CURRENT US$
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Burma-China In 2020, Burma exported $5.37B to China. The main products that Burma exported to China are Petroleum Gas ($1.31B), Refined Copper ($669M), and Rice ($508M). During the last 25 years the exports of Burma to China have increased at an annualized rate of 15.7%, from $140M in 1995 to $5.37B in 2020.

In 2020, Burma did not export any services to China.

China-Burma In 2020, China exported $11.4B to Burma. The main products that China exported to Burma were Broadcasting Equipment ($637M), Heavy Synthetic Cotton Fabrics ($563M), and Light Rubberized Knitted Fabric ($436M). During the last 25 years the exports of China to Burma have increased at an annualized rate of 12.4%, from $612M in 1995 to $11.4B in 2020.

In 2020, China did not export any services to Burma.

Comparison In 2020,  Burma ranked 110 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -1.18), and 69 in total exports ($19.4B). That same year, China ranked 28 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.96), and 1 in total exports ($2.65T).

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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Depth
Value

In 2020, Burma exported $5.37B to China. The main products exported from Burma to China were Petroleum Gas ($1.31B), Refined Copper ($669M), and Rice ($508M). During the last 25 years the exports of Burma to China have increased at an annualized rate of 15.7%, from $140M in 1995 to $5.37B in 2020.

In 2020, China exported $11.4B to Burma. The main products exported from China to Burma were Broadcasting Equipment ($637M), Heavy Synthetic Cotton Fabrics ($563M), and Light Rubberized Knitted Fabric ($436M). During the last 25 years the exports of China to Burma have increased at an annualized rate of 12.4%, from $612M in 1995 to $11.4B in 2020.

Market Competitiveness

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Measure

Burma
Top Destination
: China, $5.37B

China
Top Destination
: United States, $438B

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

In 2019, countries that imported more from Burma than China were Guam ($758k).

In 2019, countries that imported more from China than Burma were United States ($438B), Hong Kong ($262B), and Japan ($151B).

Comparative Advantage Burma - China

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This chart compares trade between Burma and China by product, considering products traded by both, Burma and China.

During 2020, Burma had a large net trade with China in the exports of Mineral Products ($1.65B), Metals ($1.04B), and Vegetable Products ($965M).

During 2020, China had a large net trade with Burma in the exports of Textiles ($2.76B), Machines ($2.49B), and Metals ($1.76B).

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 Burma has comparative advantage over China. Similarly, the more yellow a dot/product is, the more China has comparative advantage over Burma.