Overview In 2020 Comoros was the number 197 economy in the world in terms of total exports and the number 190 in total imports.

Exports The top exports of Comoros are Cloves ($21.3M), Recreational Boats ($11.8M), Essential Oils ($8.79M), Vanilla ($8.24M), and Scrap Vessels ($3.92M), exporting mostly to India ($15.6M), Greece ($13.3M), France ($7.17M), Germany ($5.43M), and Turkey ($4.07M).

Imports The top imports of Comoros are Rice ($32.3M), Poultry Meat ($24.3M), Cars ($17M), Refined Petroleum ($16.1M), and Cement ($15.2M), importing mostly from United Arab Emirates ($54.9M), China ($52.9M), France ($43.7M), Pakistan ($34M), and India ($22.5M).

Location Comoros borders France, Madagascar, Mozambique, Seychelles, and Tanzania by sea.

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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.

Historical Data

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Top Export (2020): Cloves, $21.3M

Top Destination (2020): India, $54.9M

In 2020, Comoros exported a total of $59.3M, making it the number 197 exporter in the world. During the last five reported years the exports of Comoros have changed by $9.28M from $50M in 2015 to $59.3M in 2020.

The most recent exports are led by Cloves ($21.3M), Recreational Boats ($11.8M), Essential Oils ($8.79M), Vanilla ($8.24M), and Scrap Vessels ($3.92M). The most common destination for the exports of Comoros are India ($15.6M), Greece ($13.3M), France ($7.17M), Germany ($5.43M), and Turkey ($4.07M).

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Fastest Growing Export Markets (2019 - 2020)

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Comoros Exports Services (2018): $108M

Comoros Imports Services (2018): $106M

In 2018, Comoros exported $108M worth of services. The top services exported by Comoros in 2018 were Personal travel ($64.5M), Computer and information services ($20.2M), Business travel ($11.5M), Transportation ($6.14M), and Government services, n.i.e. ($4.43M).

The top services imported by Comoros in 2018 were Transportation ($53.7M), Personal travel ($24.5M), Other business services ($9.39M), Insurance services ($8.66M), and Computer and information services ($6.88M).

Economic Complexity

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Most Specialized Products by RCA Index

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Comoros has a high level of specialization in Vanilla (2.48k), Scrap Vessels (486), Essential Oils (459), Recreational Boats (175), and Vacuum Flask (86.8). Specialization is measured using RCA, an index that takes the ratio between Comoros observed and expected exports in each product.

Export Opportunities by Relatedness

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The top export opportunities for Comoros according to the relatedness index, are Cocoa Beans (0.039), Coconut Oil (0.032), Fish Fillets (0.03), Crustaceans (0.03), and Fish oil (0.03). Relatedness measures the distance between a country's current exports and each product. The barchart show only products that Comoros is not specialized in.

The product space is a network connecting products that are likely to be co-exported. The product space can be used to predict future exports, since countries are more likely to start exporting products that are related to current exports. Relatedness measures the distance between a product, and all of the products a country currently specializes in.

Relatedness Space

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

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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.