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2019
Product
Exports | Imports
: $134M | $5.1B, 186 of 225 |  134 of 225

2019
Per Capita Product
Exports | Imports
: $137 | $5.24k, 187 of 219 |  81 of 219

2017
Service
Exports | Imports
: $418M | $214M, 121 of 139 | 132 of 139

Exports: The top exports of Djibouti are Other Animals ($33.4M), Sheep and Goats ($28.8M), Chlorides ($18.9M), Dried Legumes ($13.7M), and Industrial Fatty Acids, Oils and Alcohols ($8.03M), exporting mostly to Saudi Arabia ($56.7M), India ($19.7M), China ($19.2M), Egypt ($6.93M), and South Korea ($6.84M).

Imports: The top imports of Djibouti are Refined Petroleum ($459M), Mixed Mineral or Chemical Fertilizers ($209M), Coated Flat-Rolled Iron ($151M), Cars ($131M), and Palm Oil ($120M), importing mostly from China ($2.21B), United Arab Emirates ($788M), India ($357M), Turkey ($256M), and Morocco ($223M).

Location: Djibouti borders Ethiopia and Somalia by land and Yemen by sea.

Yearly Exports

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Top Export (2019): Other Animals, $33.4M

Top Destination (2019): Saudi Arabia, $56.7M

In 2019, Djibouti exported a total of $134M, making it the number 186 exporter in the world. During the last five reported years the exports of Djibouti have changed by $2.06M from $132M in 2014 to $134M in 2019.

The most recent exports are led by Other Animals ($33.4M), Sheep and Goats ($28.8M), Chlorides ($18.9M), Dried Legumes ($13.7M), and Industrial Fatty Acids, Oils and Alcohols ($8.03M). The most common destination for the exports of Djibouti are Saudi Arabia ($56.7M), India ($19.7M), China ($19.2M), Egypt ($6.93M), and South Korea ($6.84M).

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Yearly Imports

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Top Import (2019): Refined Petroleum, $459M

Top Origin (2019): China, $2.21B

In 2019 Djibouti imported $5.1B, making it the number 134 trade destination in the world. During the last five reported years the imports of Djibouti changed by $1.83B from $3.27B in 2014 to $5.1B in 2019.

The most recent imports of Djibouti are led by Refined Petroleum ($459M), Mixed Mineral or Chemical Fertilizers ($209M), Coated Flat-Rolled Iron ($151M), Cars ($131M), and Palm Oil ($120M). The most common import partners for Djibouti are China ($2.21B), United Arab Emirates ($788M), India ($357M), Turkey ($256M), and Morocco ($223M).

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Fastest Growing Export Markets (2018 - 2019)

Fastest Growing Import Markets (2018 - 2019)

Djibouti Exports Services (2017): $418M

Djibouti Imports Services (2017): $214M

In 2017, Djibouti exported $418M worth of services. The top services exported by Djibouti in 2017 were Government services, n.i.e. ($224M), Transportation ($126M), Business travel ($35.1M), Computer and information services ($21.1M), and Other business services ($11.9M).

The top services imported by Djibouti in 2017 were Transportation ($129M), Personal travel ($27.8M), Government services, n.i.e. ($21M), Insurance services ($19.8M), and Other business services ($16.1M).

Economic Complexity

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Most Specialized Products by RCA Index

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Djibouti has a high level of specialization in Other Animals (3.68k), Sheep and Goats (2.25k), Chlorides (873), Dried Legumes (191), and Cigarette Paper (123). Specialization is measured using RCA, an index that takes the ratio between Djibouti observed and expected exports in each product.

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of Djibouti according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Compounds with other nitrogen function (1.17), Insulating fittings for electrical equipment (1.11), Hand tools nes, anvils, clamps, vices, blow lamps etc (1), Sewing machines (not book sewing), related furniture (0.68), and Synth monofilament >67dtex <1mm, strip, straw<5mm wide (0.65). 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 Djibouti according to the relatedness index, are Gold (0.081), Crude Petroleum (0.076), Raw Cotton (0.074), Niobium, Tantalum, Vanadium and Zirconium Ore (0.073), and Tropical Fruits (0.069). Relatedness measures the distance between a country's current exports and each product. The barchart show only products that Djibouti 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 it is currently specialized in.

Diversification Frontier

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The Complexity-Relatedness diagram compares the risk and the strategic value of a country's potential export oppotunities. Relatedness is a 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 emissions.