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About

Burma-China In 2021, Burma exported $6.86B to China. The main products that Burma exported to China are Petroleum Gas ($1.63B), Precious Stones ($1.06B), and Rare-Earth Metal Compounds ($803M). During the last 26 years the exports of Burma to China have increased at an annualized rate of 16.2%, from $139M in 1995 to $6.86B in 2021.

In 2021, Burma did not export any services to China.

China-Burma In 2021, China exported $9.47B to Burma. The main products that China exported to Burma were Light Rubberized Knitted Fabric ($490M), Synthetic Filament Yarn Woven Fabric ($480M), and Broadcasting Equipment ($301M). During the last 26 years the exports of China to Burma have increased at an annualized rate of 11.1%, from $612M in 1995 to $9.47B in 2021.

In 2021, China did not export any services to Burma.

Comparison In 2021,  Burma ranked 102 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -0.85), and 74 in total exports ($20.4B). That same year, China ranked 25 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.07), and 1 in total exports ($3.34T).

Historical Data

Bilateral Trade by Products

Depth
Value

In 2021, Burma exported $6.86B to China. The main products exported from Burma to China were Petroleum Gas ($1.63B), Precious Stones ($1.06B), and Rare-Earth Metal Compounds ($803M). During the last 26 years the exports of Burma to China have increased at an annualized rate of 16.2%, from $139M in 1995 to $6.86B in 2021.

In 2021, China exported $9.47B to Burma. The main products exported from China to Burma were Light Rubberized Knitted Fabric ($490M), Synthetic Filament Yarn Woven Fabric ($480M), and Broadcasting Equipment ($301M). During the last 26 years the exports of China to Burma have increased at an annualized rate of 11.1%, from $612M in 1995 to $9.47B in 2021.

Exports from Burma (Flag) to China (Flag) (2021)

Exports from China (Flag) to Burma (Flag) (2021)

Latest Data

Trade between Burma (Flag) and China (Flag)

Burma Exports

China Exports

Market Competitiveness

Color
Burma
Top Destination
China$6.86B
China
Top Destination
United States$530B

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 2021, countries that imported more from Burma than China were Guam ($1.42k).

In 2021, countries that imported more from China than Burma were United States ($530B), Hong Kong ($323B), and Japan ($168B).

Difference in imports from China (Flag) and Burma (Flag) (2021)

Comparative Advantage Burma - China

Flow
Scale

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

During 2021, Burma had a large net trade with China in the exports of Mineral Products ($1.91B), Precious Metals ($1.1B), and Vegetable Products ($832M).

During 2021, China had a large net trade with Burma in the exports of Textiles ($2.4B), Machines ($1.75B), and Metals ($1.29B).

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

Product Space of Burma (Flag) and China (Flag) (2021)

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