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2020
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Exports
: $2.75B, Rnk 2 / 159

2020
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Top Product
: $1.67B, Petroleum Gas

2020
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Exports
: $3.83B, Rnk 18 / 214

2020
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Top Product
: $295M, Refined Petroleum

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

2020
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 0.91, Rnk 30 / 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
: $500B, CURRENT US$
Rnk 24 / 204

2010-2020
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GDP GROWTH
: 46.5%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 61 / 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
: $7,159, CURRENT US$
Rnk 95 / 204

2010-2020
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 41%, CURRENT US$
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Burma-Thailand In 2020, Burma exported $2.75B to Thailand. The main products that Burma exported to Thailand are Petroleum Gas ($1.67B), Corn ($239M), and Refined Copper ($190M). During the last 25 years the exports of Burma to Thailand have increased at an annualized rate of 10.9%, from $205M in 1995 to $2.75B in 2020.

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

Thailand-Burma In 2020, Thailand exported $3.83B to Burma. The main products that Thailand exported to Burma were Refined Petroleum ($295M), Flavored Water ($236M), and Cement ($97M). During the last 25 years the exports of Thailand to Burma have increased at an annualized rate of 10.1%, from $347M in 1995 to $3.83B in 2020.

In 2020, Thailand 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, Thailand ranked 30 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.91), and 23 in total exports ($243B).

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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Depth
Value

In 2020, Burma exported $2.75B to Thailand. The main products exported from Burma to Thailand were Petroleum Gas ($1.67B), Corn ($239M), and Refined Copper ($190M). During the last 25 years the exports of Burma to Thailand have increased at an annualized rate of 10.9%, from $205M in 1995 to $2.75B in 2020.

In 2020, Thailand exported $3.83B to Burma. The main products exported from Thailand to Burma were Refined Petroleum ($295M), Flavored Water ($236M), and Cement ($97M). During the last 25 years the exports of Thailand to Burma have increased at an annualized rate of 10.1%, from $347M in 1995 to $3.83B in 2020.

Thailand Exports

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Market Competitiveness

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Measure

Burma
Top Destination
: China, $5.37B

Thailand
Top Destination
: United States, $35.3B

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

In 2019, countries that imported more from Burma than Thailand were Madagascar ($32.7M), Chad ($261k), and Norfolk Island ($101k).

In 2019, countries that imported more from Thailand than Burma were United States ($35.3B), China ($30.2B), and Japan ($23.2B).

Comparative Advantage Burma - Thailand

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

During 2020, Burma had a large net trade with Thailand in the exports of Mineral Products ($1.69B), Vegetable Products ($353M), and Animal Products ($246M).

During 2020, Thailand had a large net trade with Burma in the exports of Foodstuffs ($833M), Machines ($533M), and Chemical Products ($442M).

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