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2016
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Exports
: $1.25M, Rnk 106 / 0

2016
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Exports
: $24M, Rnk 2 / 84

2016
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Top Product
: $17.5M, Electrical Insulators

2020
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI -1.18, Rnk 110 / 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 PC 
: $1,451, CURRENT US$
Rnk 169 / 204

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

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

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

North Korea-Burma In 2016, North Korea exported $24M to Burma. The main products that North Korea exported to Burma were Electrical Insulators ($17.5M), Video Displays ($5.69M), and Iron Wire ($793k). During the last 5 years the exports of North Korea to Burma 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 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, 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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Depth
Value

In 2016, Burma exported $1.25M to North Korea. There were not main exports from Burma to North Korea in 2016. During the last 5 years the exports of Burma 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 Burma. The main products exported from North Korea to Burma were Electrical Insulators ($17.5M), Video Displays ($5.69M), and Iron Wire ($793k). During the last 8 years the exports of North Korea to Burma have increased at an annualized rate of 288%, from $27.4k in 2012 to $24M in 2020.

Market Competitiveness

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Measure

Burma
Top Destination
: China, $5.37B

North Korea
Top Destination
: China, $44.1M

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

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

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

Comparative Advantage Burma - North Korea

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

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

During 2020, North Korea had a large net trade with Burma 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 Burma has comparative advantage over North Korea. Similarly, the more yellow a dot/product is, the more North Korea has comparative advantage over Burma.