2022
Exports
$27.6MWorld Rnk 37 / 133
Flag Rnk 137 / 1124
2022
PRODUCT COMPLEXITY IN Raw Cotton
-2.57Rnk 1022 / 1025
2022
Imports
$2.44BWorld Rnk 5 / 183
Flag Rnk 5 / 1187
2022
ECONOMIC COMPLEXITY of Pakistan
-0.45Rnk 84 / 133

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Exports In 2022, Pakistan exported $27.6M in Raw Cotton, making it the 37th largest exporter of Raw Cotton in the world. At the same year, Raw Cotton was the 137th most exported product in Pakistan. The main destination of Raw Cotton exports from Pakistan are: Bangladesh ($12.9M), Italy ($4.37M), Philippines ($2.66M), Indonesia ($1.82M), and Vietnam ($1.69M).

The fastest growing export markets for Raw Cotton of Pakistan between 2021 and 2022 were Bangladesh ($11M), Indonesia ($1.82M), and Vietnam ($1.21M).

Imports In 2022, Pakistan imported $2.44B in Raw Cotton, becoming the 5th largest importer of Raw Cotton in the world. At the same year, Raw Cotton was the 5th most imported product in Pakistan. Pakistan imports Raw Cotton primarily from: United States ($942M), Brazil ($482M), Afghanistan ($188M), Australia ($181M), and Cote d'Ivoire ($146M).

The fastest growing import markets in Raw Cotton for Pakistan between 2021 and 2022 were United States ($257M), Brazil ($165M), and Australia ($136M).

COMPANIES In 2023, leading companies such as Sobel Westex (3) were at the forefront of shipping Raw Cotton from Pakistan to the United States.

Latest Trends

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Subnational Monthly Trade

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Raw Cotton. 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 (2022)$27.6M
IMPORTS (2022)$2.44B
NET TRADE (2022)-$2.41B

In 2022, Pakistan exported $27.6M in Raw Cotton. The main destinations of Pakistan exports on Raw Cotton were Bangladesh ($12.9M), Italy ($4.37M), Philippines ($2.66M), Indonesia ($1.82M), and Vietnam ($1.69M).

In 2022, Pakistan imported $2.44B in Raw Cotton, mainly from United States ($942M), Brazil ($482M), Afghanistan ($188M), Australia ($181M), and Cote d'Ivoire ($146M).

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Export Destinations (2022)

Import Origins (2022)

Market Growth

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THE FASTEST GROWING Raw Cotton EXPORT MARKETS FOR Pakistan WERE (2021 - 2022):
Bangladesh$11M (576%)
Indonesia$1.82M (1%)
Vietnam$1.21M (249%)
THE FASTEST DECLINING MARKETS FOR THE EXPORT OF Raw Cotton BY Pakistan WERE (2021 - 2022):
Philippines-$3M (-53%)
Ukraine-$258k (-100%)
Turkey-$215k (-100%)

Change in Exports by Market (2021 - 2022)

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In 2022, Pakistan's main exporting competitors in Raw Cotton were:
In 2022, Pakistan's main importing competitors in Raw Cotton were:

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Trade Value of Raw Cotton by Exporters

Potential Exports

Potential Exports

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TOP EXPORT POTENTIALBangladesh+ $4.88M
TOP IMPORT POTENTIALBenin+ $12M

Raw Cotton’s highest export potential is Bangladesh. With an export gap of $4.88M.   Raw Cotton’s highest import potential is Benin with an import gap of $12M.

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