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About

United States-Iran In 2021, United States exported $39.4M to Iran. The main products that United States exported to Iran are Medical Instruments ($16M), Laboratory Reagents ($5.33M), and X-Ray Equipment ($3.38M). During the last 26 years the exports of United States to Iran have decreased at an annualized rate of 7.18%, from $273M in 1995 to $39.4M in 2021.

In 2021, United States did not export any services to Iran.

Iran-United States In 2021, Iran exported $1.27M to United States. The main products that Iran exported to United States were Gas Turbines ($403k), Brochures ($304k), and Paintings ($257k). During the last 26 years the exports of Iran to United States have increased at an annualized rate of 8.3%, from $159k in 1995 to $1.27M in 2021.

In 2021, Iran did not export any services to United States.

Comparison In 2021,  United States ranked 10 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.46), and 2 in total exports ($1.63T). That same year, Iran ranked 67 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -0.091), and 85 in total exports ($14B).

Historical Data

Bilateral Trade by Products

Depth
Value

In 2021, United States exported $39.4M to Iran. The main products exported from United States to Iran were Medical Instruments ($16M), Laboratory Reagents ($5.33M), and X-Ray Equipment ($3.38M). During the last 26 years the exports of United States to Iran have decreased at an annualized rate of 7.18%, from $273M in 1995 to $39.4M in 2021.

In 2021, Iran exported $1.27M to United States. The main products exported from Iran to United States were Gas Turbines ($403k), Brochures ($304k), and Paintings ($257k). During the last 26 years the exports of Iran to United States have increased at an annualized rate of 8.3%, from $159k in 1995 to $1.27M in 2021.

Exports from United States (Flag) to Iran (Flag) (2021)

Exports from Iran (Flag) to United States (Flag) (2021)

Market Competitiveness

Color
United States
Top Destination
Canada$259B
Iran
Top Destination
China$5.94B

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

In 2021, countries that imported more from United States than Iran were Canada ($259B), Mexico ($247B), and China ($151B).

In 2021, countries that imported more from Iran than United States were Armenia ($406M), Azerbaijan ($376M), and Tajikistan ($75.7M).

Difference in imports from Iran (Flag) and United States (Flag) (2021)

Comparative Advantage United States - Iran

Flow
Scale

This chart compares trade between United States and Iran by product, considering products traded by both, United States and Iran.

During 2021, United States had a large net trade with Iran in the exports of Instruments ($24.8M), Chemical Products ($12.2M), and Animal Products ($1.83M).

During 2021, Iran had a large net trade with United States in the exports of Paper Goods ($427k), Machines ($421k), and Arts and Antiques ($257k).

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 United States has comparative advantage over Iran. Similarly, the more yellow a dot/product is, the more Iran has comparative advantage over United States.

Product Space of United States (Flag) and Iran (Flag) (2021)

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