Overview In 2020 Czechia was the number 46 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 27 in total exports, the number 27 in total imports, the number 42 economy in terms of GDP per capita (current US$) and the number 8 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI).

Exports The top exports of Czechia are Cars ($20.8B), Vehicle Parts ($12.6B), Computers ($11.4B), Broadcasting Equipment ($10.2B), and Office Machine Parts ($4.79B), exporting mostly to Germany ($60.6B), Slovakia ($14.2B), Poland ($11.7B), France ($8.89B), and Austria ($7.71B).

In 2020, Czechia was the world's biggest exporter of Non-optical Microscopes ($576M), Spring, Air, and Gas Guns ($270M), and Motion-picture film, exposed and developed ($2.03M)

Imports The top imports of Czechia are Broadcasting Equipment ($10.2B), Vehicle Parts ($8.64B), Office Machine Parts ($7.97B), Computers ($5.12B), and Packaged Medicaments ($4.2B), importing mostly from Germany ($42.2B), China ($24.3B), Poland ($15.1B), Slovakia ($8.74B), and Netherlands ($7.41B).

Location Czechia borders Austria, Germany, Poland, and Slovakia by land.


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

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): Cars, $20.8B

Top Destination (2020): Germany, $42.2B

In 2020, Czechia exported a total of $190B, making it the number 27 exporter in the world. During the last five reported years the exports of Czechia have changed by $34.2B from $156B in 2015 to $190B in 2020.

The most recent exports are led by Cars ($20.8B), Vehicle Parts ($12.6B), Computers ($11.4B), Broadcasting Equipment ($10.2B), and Office Machine Parts ($4.79B). The most common destination for the exports of Czechia are Germany ($60.6B), Slovakia ($14.2B), Poland ($11.7B), France ($8.89B), and Austria ($7.71B).

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Fastest Growing Export Markets (2019 - 2020)

Fastest Growing Import Markets (2019 - 2020)

Czechia Exports Services (2018): $31.8B

Czechia Imports Services (2018): $29.2B

In 2018, Czechia exported $31.8B worth of services. The top services exported by Czechia in 2018 were Transportation ($10.5B), Other business services ($8.52B), Personal travel ($8B), Business travel ($2.39B), and Royalties and license fees ($695M).

The top services imported by Czechia in 2018 were Other business services ($8.86B), Transportation ($8.24B), Personal travel ($6.83B), Royalties and license fees ($2.08B), and Business travel ($1.5B).

Tariffs by Product

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The top product import tariffs by their MFN Ad Valorem value for Czechia are Vermouth and other flavoured grape wines - pack > 2l (72.3k%) and Vermouth and other flavoured grape wines - pack > 2l (50.6k%).

Click any of the products in the bar chart to see the specific Ad Valorem Duty Rates by partner country.

*The tariffs applied to imports for Czechia are:
109: Caribbean Forum (CARIFORUM) - European Union Economic Partnership Agreements (EPA)
119: Customs Union between EU and Turkey
121: Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between the EU and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) EPA Group
124: European Union GSP for Least Developed Countries
136: Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement
160: Preferential tariff for Albania
161: Preferential tariff for Algeria
162: Preferential tariff for Andorra
172: Preferential tariff for Bosnia and Herzegovina
177: Preferential tariff for Cameroon
181: Preferential tariff for Central American Common Market CACM (Spanish: Mercado Común Centroamericano MCCA) Central American Integration System SICA
182: Preferential tariff for Chile
189: Preferential tariff for Colombia
205: Preferential tariff for Ecuador
206: Preferential tariff for Egypt
209: Preferential tariff for EPA countries
218: Preferential tariff for European Union countries
222: Preferential tariff for Faroe Islands
223: Preferential tariff for Fiji
224: Preferential tariff for for occupied Palestinian territory
226: Preferential tariff for Georgia
227: Preferential tariff for Ghana
238: Preferential tariff for Iceland
239: Preferential tariff for India
244: Preferential tariff for Israel
247: Preferential tariff for Jordan
249: Preferential tariff for Korea, Republic of
255: Preferential tariff for Lebanon
258: Preferential tariff for Liechtenstein
270: Preferential tariff for Mexico
272: Preferential tariff for Montenegro
273: Preferential tariff for Morocco
281: Preferential tariff for Norway
283: Preferential tariff for Overseas Countries and Territories
284: Preferential tariff for Pakistan
287: Preferential tariff for Papua New Guinea
289: Preferential tariff for Peru
293: Preferential tariff for San Marino
295: Preferential tariff for Selected Eastern and Southern African countries(Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles and Zimbabwe)
302: Preferential tariff for South Africa
306: Preferential tariff for Switzerland
308: Preferential tariff for Syria
318: Preferential tariff for the republic of Moldova
321: Preferential tariff for Tunisia
325: Preferential tariff for Ukraine
341: Preferential tariffs for countries benefiting from the special incentive arrangement for sustainable development and good governance
398: Preferential tariff for Samoa
399: Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)

Economic Complexity

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Most Specialized Products by RCA Index

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Czechia has a high level of specialization in Spring, Air, and Gas Guns (26.5), Non-optical Microscopes (18.2), Detonating Fuses (9.77), Prepared Wool or Animal Hair (9.67), and Handguns (8.6). Specialization is measured using RCA, an index that takes the ratio between Czechia observed and expected exports in each product.

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of Czechia according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Machine-tools for shaping metals, nes (2.09), Machines nes having individual functions (1.95), Microscopes except optical, diffraction apparatus (1.86), Prepared unrecorded sound recording media (non-photo) (1.85), and Drawing, mathematical, length measuring instruments (1.84). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

Export Opportunities by Relatedness

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The top export opportunities for Czechia according to the relatedness index, are Other Heating Machinery (0.39), Liquid Fuel Furnaces (0.38), Other Wood Articles (0.37), Wood Stakes (0.37), and Pulley Systems (0.37). Relatedness measures the distance between a country's current exports and each product. The barchart show only products that Czechia 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 Czechia. These are products that tend to be co-exported with the products that Czechia 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.

Economic Complexity Ranking

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During the last 20 years Czechia's⁩ ⁨economy has become relatively more complex, moving from the ⁩⁨17th to the 8th⁩ position in the ECI rank.

These economic complexity rankings use 6 digit exports classified according to the HS96 classification. We consider only countries with population of at least 1 million and exports of at least $1 billion, and products with world trade over $500 million. To explore different rankings and vary these parameters visit the custom rankings section.

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