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2016
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Exports
: $1.25M, Rnk 8 / 0

2016
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Exports
: $24M, Rnk 2 / 84

2016
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Top Product
: $17.5M, Electrical insulators of any material

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

2020
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GDP
: $79.9B, CURRENT US$
Rnk 67 / 195

2010-2020
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GDP GROWTH
: 111%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 16 / 195

2020
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GDP PC 
: $1,468, CURRENT US$
Rnk 161 / 195

2010-2020
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 96.5%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 10 / 195

Myanmar-North Korea In 2016, Myanmar exported $1.25M to North Korea. The main products that Myanmar exported to North Korea are N/A. During the last 5 years the exports of Myanmar to North Korea have increased at an annualized rate of 73.2%, from $80.4k in 2011 to $1.25M in 2016.

In 2016, Myanmar did not export any services to North Korea.

North Korea-Myanmar In 2016, North Korea exported $24M to Myanmar . The main products that North Korea exported to Myanmar were Electrical insulators of any material ($17.5M), Monitors and projectors, not incorporating television reception apparatus; reception apparatus for television, whether or not incorporating radio-broadcast receivers or sound or video recording or reproducing apparatus ($5.69M), and Wire of iron or non-alloy steel ($793k). During the last 5 years the exports of North Korea to Myanmar have increased at an annualized rate of 288%, from $27.4k in 2011 to $24M in 2016.

In 2016, North Korea did not export any services to Myanmar.

Comparison In 2020,  Myanmar ranked 110 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -1.18),  and 69 in total exports ($19.4B). That same year, North Korea ranked 184 in total exports ($142M), and does not have data regarding Economic Complexity Index.

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2016, Myanmar exported $1.25M to North Korea. There were not main exports from Myanmar to North Korea in 2016. During the last 5 years the exports of Myanmar to North Korea have increased at an annualized rate of 73.2%, from $80.4k in 2011 to $1.25M in 2016.

In 2020, North Korea exported $24M to Myanmar. The main products exported from North Korea to Myanmar were Electrical insulators of any material ($17.5M), Monitors and projectors, not incorporating television reception apparatus; reception apparatus for television, whether or not incorporating radio-broadcast receivers or sound or video recording or reproducing apparatus ($5.69M), and Wire of iron or non-alloy steel ($793k). During the last 8 years the exports of North Korea to Myanmar have increased at an annualized rate of 288%, from $27.4k in 2012 to $24M in 2020.

Myanmar Exports

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Market Competitiveness

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Measure

Myanmar
Top Destination
: China, $5.37B

North Korea
Top Destination
: China, $44.1M

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

In 2019, countries that imported more from Myanmar than North Korea were China ($5.37B), Thailand ($2.75B), and Japan ($1.45B).

In 2019, countries that imported more from North Korea than Myanmar were Uganda ($4.21M), Nigeria ($6.57M), and Ethiopia ($3.3M).

Comparative Advantage Myanmar - North Korea

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Flow

This chart compares trade between Myanmar and North Korea by product, considering products traded by both, Myanmar and North Korea.

During 2016, Myanmar had a large net trade with North Korea in the exports of .

During 2020, North Korea had a large net trade with Myanmar in the exports of Machines ($23.2M), Metals ($793k), and Chemical Products ($22.9k).

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 Myanmar has comparative advantage over North Korea. Similarly, the more yellow a dot/product is, the more North Korea has comparative advantage over Myanmar.