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ECONOMIC COMPLEXITY of Uruguay
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PRODUCT COMPLEXITY IN Packaged Medicaments
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Exports In 2021, Uruguay exported $84.9M in Packaged Medicaments, making it the 74th largest exporter of Packaged Medicaments in the world. At the same year, Packaged Medicaments was the 23rd most exported product in Uruguay. The main destination of Packaged Medicaments exports from Uruguay are: Brazil ($12.9M), Paraguay ($10.8M), Argentina ($7.24M), South Africa ($6.83M), and Ecuador ($5.89M).

The fastest growing export markets for Packaged Medicaments of Uruguay between 2020 and 2021 were Oman ($3.31M), Paraguay ($2.5M), and South Africa ($2.37M).

Imports In 2021, Uruguay imported $317M in Packaged Medicaments, becoming the 91st largest importer of Packaged Medicaments in the world. At the same year, Packaged Medicaments was the 3rd most imported product in Uruguay. Uruguay imports Packaged Medicaments primarily from: Argentina ($121M), Switzerland ($43.4M), Italy ($34.6M), Germany ($23.7M), and United Kingdom ($14.2M).

The fastest growing import markets in Packaged Medicaments for Uruguay between 2020 and 2021 were Argentina ($22.3M), Singapore ($2.22M), and France ($2.02M).

Latest Trends

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Packaged Medicaments. Countries are shown based on data availability.

* Using January 2020 exchange rates when trade data is reported in local currency.

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Historical Data

Trade Balance

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EXPORTS (2021)$84.9M
IMPORTS (2021)$317M
NET TRADE (2021)-$232M

In 2021, Uruguay exported $84.9M in Packaged Medicaments. The main destinations of Uruguay exports on Packaged Medicaments were Brazil ($12.9M), Paraguay ($10.8M), Argentina ($7.24M), South Africa ($6.83M), and Ecuador ($5.89M).

In 2021, Uruguay imported $317M in Packaged Medicaments, mainly from Argentina ($121M), Switzerland ($43.4M), Italy ($34.6M), Germany ($23.7M), and United Kingdom ($14.2M).

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Export Destinations (2021)

Import Origins (2021)

Market Growth

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THE FASTEST GROWING Packaged Medicaments EXPORT MARKETS FOR Uruguay WERE (2020 - 2021):
Oman$3.31M (378%)
Paraguay$2.5M (30.1%)
South Africa$2.37M (53.2%)
THE FASTEST DECLINING MARKETS FOR THE EXPORT OF Packaged Medicaments BY Uruguay WERE (2020 - 2021):
Guatemala-$2.96M (-49.3%)
Lebanon-$2.59M (-63%)
Peru-$838k (-17.6%)

Change in Exports by Market (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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In 2021, Uruguay's main exporting competitors in Packaged Medicaments were:
In 2021, Uruguay's main importing competitors in Packaged Medicaments were:

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Trade Value of Packaged Medicaments by Exporters

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