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2020
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Exports
: $20.2k, Rnk 54 / 78

2020
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Top Product
: $10.4k, Optical Fibers and optical fibre bundles

2020
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Exports
: $5.02M, Rnk 189 / 213

2020
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Top Product
: $2.32M, Passenger and Cargo Ships

2020
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 2.19, Rnk 1 / 127

2020
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 GDP
: $5.06T, CURRENT US$
Rnk 3 / 195

2010-2020
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GDP GROWTH
: -12.2%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 180 / 195

2020
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GDP PC
: $40,193, CURRENT US$
Rnk 25 / 195

2010-2020
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GDP PC GROWTH
: -10.6%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 161 / 195

British Virgin Islands-Japan In 2020, British Virgin Islands exported $20.2k to Japan. The main products that British Virgin Islands exported to Japan are Optical Fibers and optical fibre bundles ($10.4k), Gaskets ($7.87k), and Rubber Footwear ($1.88k). During the last 25 years the exports of British Virgin Islands to Japan have increased at an annualized rate of 1.93%, from $12.5k in 1995 to $20.2k in 2020.

In 2020, British Virgin Islands did not export any services to Japan.

Japan-British Virgin Islands In 2020, Japan exported $5.02M to British Virgin Islands. The main products that Japan exported to British Virgin Islands were Passenger and Cargo Ships ($2.32M), Cars ($2.22M), and Spark-Ignition Engines ($225k). During the last 25 years the exports of Japan to British Virgin Islands have increased at an annualized rate of 1.28%, from $3.65M in 1995 to $5.02M in 2020.

In 2020, Japan did not export any services to British Virgin Islands.

Comparison In 2020,  British Virgin Islands ranked 163 in total exports ($741M), and does not have data regarding Economic Complexity Index. That same year, Japan ranked 1 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 2.19), and 4 in total exports ($623B).

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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Depth
Value

In 2020, British Virgin Islands exported $20.2k to Japan. The main products exported from British Virgin Islands to Japan were Optical Fibers and optical fibre bundles ($10.4k), Gaskets ($7.87k), and Rubber Footwear ($1.88k). During the last 25 years the exports of British Virgin Islands to Japan have increased at an annualized rate of 1.93%, from $12.5k in 1995 to $20.2k in 2020.

In 2020, Japan exported $5.02M to British Virgin Islands. The main products exported from Japan to British Virgin Islands were Passenger and Cargo Ships ($2.32M), Cars ($2.22M), and Spark-Ignition Engines ($225k). During the last 25 years the exports of Japan to British Virgin Islands have increased at an annualized rate of 1.28%, from $3.65M in 1995 to $5.02M in 2020.

Market Competitiveness

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Measure

British Virgin Islands
Top Destination
: Cyprus, $422M

Japan
Top Destination
: China, $133B

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

In 2019, countries that imported more from British Virgin Islands than Japan were Cyprus ($422M) and Seychelles ($178M).

In 2019, countries that imported more from Japan than British Virgin Islands were China ($133B), United States ($112B), and South Korea ($42.9B).

Comparative Advantage British Virgin Islands - Japan

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Flow

This chart compares trade between British Virgin Islands and Japan by product, considering products traded by both, British Virgin Islands and Japan.

During 2020, British Virgin Islands had a large net trade with Japan in the exports of Instruments ($10.4k), Machines ($7.87k), and Footwear and Headwear ($1.88k).

During 2020, Japan had a large net trade with British Virgin Islands in the exports of Transportation ($4.69M), Machines ($229k), and Instruments ($66k).

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 British Virgin Islands has comparative advantage over Japan. Similarly, the more yellow a dot/product is, the more Japan has comparative advantage over British Virgin Islands.