Overview In 2020 Fiji was the number 164 economy in the world in terms of total exports and the number 166 in total imports.

Exports The top exports of Fiji are Water ($127M), Processed Fish ($84.8M), Gold ($62.3M), Raw Sugar ($56.5M), and Fuel Wood ($27.3M), exporting mostly to United States ($244M), Australia ($131M), New Zealand ($41.8M), United Kingdom ($30.8M), and Japan ($27M).

Imports The top imports of Fiji are Refined Petroleum ($264M), Wheat ($48.8M), Non-fillet Frozen Fish ($46M), Broadcasting Equipment ($37M), and Cars ($26.8M), importing mostly from China ($321M), New Zealand ($256M), Australia ($210M), Singapore ($190M), and South Korea ($130M).

Location Fiji borders New Zealand, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, and Wallis and Futuna by sea.

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

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): Water, $127M

Top Destination (2020): United States, $321M

In 2020, Fiji exported a total of $597M, making it the number 164 exporter in the world. During the last five reported years the exports of Fiji have changed by -$408M from $1.01B in 2015 to $597M in 2020.

The most recent exports are led by Water ($127M), Processed Fish ($84.8M), Gold ($62.3M), Raw Sugar ($56.5M), and Fuel Wood ($27.3M). The most common destination for the exports of Fiji are United States ($244M), Australia ($131M), New Zealand ($41.8M), United Kingdom ($30.8M), and Japan ($27M).

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Fiji Exports Services (2019): $1.6B

Fiji Imports Services (2019): $789M

In 2019, Fiji exported $1.6B worth of services. The top services exported by Fiji in 2019 were Personal travel ($900M), Transportation ($483M), Government services, n.i.e. ($102M), Business travel ($61.6M), and Computer and information services ($23.1M).

The top services imported by Fiji in 2019 were Transportation ($397M), Personal travel ($156M), Other business services ($93.2M), Insurance services ($53.4M), and Computer and information services ($35.3M).

Tariffs by Product

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The top product import tariffs by their MFN Ad Valorem value for Fiji are Ethyl alcohol and other spirits, denatured (98.3M%) and Undenatured ethyl alcohol > 80% by volume (43.7M%).

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 Fiji are:
136: Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement
314: Preferential tariff for The Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG)
316: Preferential tariff for The Pacific Island Countries Trade Agreement countries (PICTA)

Economic Complexity

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Most Specialized Products by RCA Index

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Fiji has a high level of specialization in Water (955), Molasses (270), Sugar Preserved Foods (268), Processed Fish (126), and Perfume Plants (119). Specialization is measured using RCA, an index that takes the ratio between Fiji observed and expected exports in each product.

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of Fiji according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Tungsten (wolfram) and articles, waste or scrap (1.46), Radar, radio navigation and remote control apparatus (1.25), Pens (writing), mechanical pencils, parts (0.68), Textile fabric treated for theatrical backdrops, etc (0.59), and Printed reading books, brochures, leaflets etc (0.52). 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 Fiji according to the relatedness index, are Crustaceans (0.16), Bananas (0.15), Tropical Fruits (0.15), Cocoa Beans (0.15), and Packing Bags (0.15). Relatedness measures the distance between a country's current exports and each product. The barchart show only products that Fiji 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 Fiji. These are products that tend to be co-exported with the products that Fiji 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.