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Overview In 2021 Macau was the number 149 economy in the world in terms of total exports and the number 110 in total imports.

Exports The top exports of Macau are Jewellery ($242M), Broadcasting Equipment ($170M), Precious Metal Watches ($162M), Telephones ($74.6M), and Non-Knit Women's Suits ($61.5M), exporting mostly to Hong Kong ($1.13B), China ($205M), United States ($120M), Israel ($34.6M), and Netherlands ($24.2M).

Imports The top imports of Macau are Jewellery ($955M), Precious Metal Watches ($514M), Electricity ($488M), Trunks and Cases ($420M), and Cars ($296M), importing mostly from China ($3.29B), Hong Kong ($2.4B), France ($501M), Italy ($452M), and Switzerland ($406M).

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

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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The data obtained is mirror data. The trade of countries that do not report current data can be reconstructed based on data reported by partner countries with current data available.

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

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Historical Data

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Top Export (2021)Jewellery$242M
Top Destination (2021)Hong Kong$1.13B

In 2021, Macau exported a total of $1.76B, making it the number 149 exporter in the world. During the last five reported years the exports of Macau have changed by $627M from $1.13B in 2016 to $1.76B in 2021.

The most recent exports are led by Jewellery ($242M), Broadcasting Equipment ($170M), Precious Metal Watches ($162M), Telephones ($74.6M), and Non-Knit Women's Suits ($61.5M). The most common destination for the exports of Macau are Hong Kong ($1.13B), China ($205M), United States ($120M), Israel ($34.6M), and Netherlands ($24.2M).

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Fastest Growing Export Markets (2020 - 2021)
Hong Kong$300M (+ 36.2%)
China$61.9M (+ 43.3%)
United States$26.6M (+ 28.5%)
Fastest Growing Import Markets (2020 - 2021)
China$976M (+ 42.2%)
Hong Kong$751M (+ 45.6%)
Switzerland$342M (+ 537%)

Total Export Growth by Market (2020 - 2021)

Service Trade

Service Trade

Macau Exports Services (2018)$43.5B
Macau Imports Services (2018)$4.87B

In 2018, Macau exported $43.5B worth of services. The top services exported by Macau in 2018 were Personal travel ($37.9B), Business travel ($2.41B), Financial services ($1.15B), Other business services ($923M), and Transportation ($694M).

The top services imported by Macau in 2018 were Personal travel ($1.39B), Other business services ($1.07B), Financial services ($599M), Transportation ($468M), and Construction services ($462M).

Service Exports (2018)

Service Imports (2018)

Economic Complexity

Most Specialized Products by RCA Index

Macau has a high level of specialization in Precious Metal Watches (125), Watch Cases and Parts (65.6), Copper Foil (59), Knit Men's Undergarments (48.1), and Breathing Appliances (33.7). Specialization is measured using RCA, an index that takes the ratio between Macau observed and expected exports in each product.

Most Complex Products by PCI

Export Opportunities by Relatedness

The top export opportunities for Macau according to the relatedness index, were Artificial Vegetation (0.16), Knit Women's Undergarments (0.15), Non-Knit Men's Undergarments (0.15), Non-Knit Active Wear (0.15), and Portable Lighting (0.14). Relatedness measures the distance between a country's current exports and each product. The barchart show only products that Macau is not specialized in.

Product Space

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

This network shows the products most related to the production structure of Macau. These are products that tend to be co-exported with the products that Macau 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.

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