2018
Exports
$2.55BWorld Rnk 4 / 176
Flag Rnk 2 / 1124
2022
PRODUCT COMPLEXITY IN Rice
-1.95Rnk 998 / 1025
2018
Imports
$46.9MWorld Rnk 99 / 221
Flag Rnk 216 / 1187
2022
ECONOMIC COMPLEXITY of Pakistan
-0.45Rnk 84 / 133

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Exports In 2018, Pakistan exported $2.55B in Rice, making it the 4th largest exporter of Rice in the world. At the same year, Rice was the 2nd most exported product in Pakistan. The main destination of Rice exports from Pakistan are: China ($385M), United Arab Emirates ($235M), Afghanistan ($176M), Malaysia ($163M), and Kenya ($135M).

The fastest growing export markets for Rice of Pakistan between 2021 and 2022 were United Arab Emirates ($113M), Afghanistan ($55.4M), and Kenya ($48.3M).

Imports In 2022, Pakistan imported $46.9M in Rice, becoming the 99th largest importer of Rice in the world. At the same year, Rice was the 216th most imported product in Pakistan. Pakistan imports Rice primarily from: China ($42.7M), Bangladesh ($990k), United Arab Emirates ($921k), India ($846k), and Burma ($666k).

The fastest growing import markets in Rice for Pakistan between 2021 and 2022 were China ($3.93M), Bangladesh ($990k), and India ($754k).

Latest Trends

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Subnational Monthly Trade

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Rice. 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)$2.55B
IMPORTS (2022)$46.9M
NET TRADE (2022)$2.5B

In 2022, Pakistan exported $2.55B in Rice. The main destinations of Pakistan exports on Rice were China ($385M), United Arab Emirates ($235M), Afghanistan ($176M), Malaysia ($163M), and Kenya ($135M).

In 2022, Pakistan imported $46.9M in Rice, mainly from China ($42.7M), Bangladesh ($990k), United Arab Emirates ($921k), India ($846k), and Burma ($666k).

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Export Destinations (2022)

Import Origins (2022)

Market Growth

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THE FASTEST GROWING Rice EXPORT MARKETS FOR Pakistan WERE (2021 - 2022):
Afghanistan$55.4M (45.7%)
Kenya$48.3M (56%)
THE FASTEST DECLINING MARKETS FOR THE EXPORT OF Rice BY Pakistan WERE (2021 - 2022):
Iran-$172M (-100%)
Mozambique-$32M (-46.4%)
Belgium-$26M (-33.4%)

Change in Exports by Market (2021 - 2022)

Market Concentration

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In 2022, Pakistan's main exporting competitors in Rice were:
India $11.1B
Vietnam $3.18B
In 2022, Pakistan's main importing competitors in Rice were:

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Trade Value of Rice by Exporters

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