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Overview In 2020 American Samoa was the number 209 economy in the world in terms of total exports and the number 206 in total imports.

Exports The top exports of American Samoa are Animal Meal and Pellets ($11.9M), Non-fillet Frozen Fish ($1.02M), Refined Petroleum ($705k), Other Inorganic Acids ($294k), and Engine Parts ($285k), exporting mostly to Australia ($8.09M), Chinese Taipei ($2.25M), India ($1.56M), South Korea ($1.08M), and Ecuador ($935k).

Imports The top imports of American Samoa are N/A, importing mostly from New Zealand ($28.6M), Chinese Taipei ($19.5M), South Korea ($16.2M), Singapore ($16.2M), and Australia ($7.84M).

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The following section uses the most recent trade data from partners of American Samoa.

Disclaimer: data is presented based on availability and only countries that use the harmonized system are being shown.

*All data is converted to USD using January 2020 exchange rates when data is reported in local currency.

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Data is presented based on data availability. Only countries using the Harmonic System (HS) are selected. Every source is shown using their own latest twelve months of data.

*All data is converted to USD using January 2020 exchange rates when data is reported in local currency.

Economic Complexity

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Most Specialized Products by RCA Index

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American Samoa has a high level of specialization in Animal Meal and Pellets (1.52k), Other Inorganic Acids (53), Non-fillet Frozen Fish (39.3), Fish oil (35.6), and Woodworking machines (31.4). Specialization is measured using RCA, an index that takes the ratio between American Samoa observed and expected exports in each product.

Export Opportunities by Relatedness

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The top export opportunities for American Samoa according to the relatedness index, are Scrap Aluminium (0.057), Eyewear (0.055), Non-fillet Fresh Fish (0.055), Scrap Plastic (0.054), and Processed Fish (0.053). Relatedness measures the distance between a country's current exports and each product. The barchart show only products that American Samoa is not specialized in.

Relatedness Space

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This network shows the products most related to the production structure of American Samoa. These are products that tend to be co-exported with the products that American Samoa exports. Higher relatedness values ​​indicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.

Diversification Frontier

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The Complexity-Relatedness diagram compares the risk vs strategic value of a country's potential export oppotunities. Relatedness is predictive of the probability that a country increases its exports in a product. Complexity, is associated with higher levels of income, economic growth, less income inequality, and lower greenhouse emissions.