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2019
Product
Exports | Imports
: $152M | $1.45B, 183 of 225 |  170 of 225

2019
Per Capita Product
Exports | Imports
: $546 | $5.19k, 148 of 219 |  82 of 219

2014
Service
Exports | Imports
: $1.08B | $491M, 122 of 176 | 147 of 175

Exports: The top exports of French Polynesia are Pearls ($88.9M), Non-fillet Fresh Fish ($15.2M), Vanilla ($7.69M), Coconut Oil ($5.34M), and Aircraft Parts ($4.27M), exporting mostly to Japan ($70.9M), United States ($31.8M), France ($18.8M), China ($6.63M), and Netherlands ($3.69M).

Imports: The top imports of French Polynesia are Refined Petroleum ($101M), Cars ($81M), Packaged Medicaments ($73.4M), Recreational Boats ($35.4M), and Delivery Trucks ($31.5M), importing mostly from France ($617M), United States ($139M), New Zealand ($119M), Singapore ($102M), and China ($98.7M).

Yearly Exports

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Top Export (2019): Pearls, $88.9M

Top Destination (2019): Japan, $70.9M

In 2019, French Polynesia exported a total of $152M, making it the number 183 exporter in the world. During the last five reported years the exports of French Polynesia have changed by -$56.5M from $209M in 2014 to $152M in 2019.

The most recent exports are led by Pearls ($88.9M), Non-fillet Fresh Fish ($15.2M), Vanilla ($7.69M), Coconut Oil ($5.34M), and Aircraft Parts ($4.27M). The most common destination for the exports of French Polynesia are Japan ($70.9M), United States ($31.8M), France ($18.8M), China ($6.63M), and Netherlands ($3.69M).

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Yearly Imports

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Top Import (2019): Refined Petroleum, $101M

Top Origin (2019): France, $617M

In 2019 French Polynesia imported $1.45B, making it the number 170 trade destination in the world. During the last five reported years the imports of French Polynesia changed by -$414M from $1.86B in 2014 to $1.45B in 2019.

The most recent imports of French Polynesia are led by Refined Petroleum ($101M), Cars ($81M), Packaged Medicaments ($73.4M), Recreational Boats ($35.4M), and Delivery Trucks ($31.5M). The most common import partners for French Polynesia are France ($617M), United States ($139M), New Zealand ($119M), Singapore ($102M), and China ($98.7M).

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French Polynesia Exports Services (2014): $1.08B

French Polynesia Imports Services (2014): $491M

In 2014, French Polynesia exported $1.08B worth of services. The top services exported by French Polynesia in 2014 were Personal travel ($510M), Air transport ($323M), Government services, n.i.e. ($144M), Other business services ($30.2M), and Sea transport ($24.3M).

The top services imported by French Polynesia in 2014 were Personal travel ($169M), Air transport ($132M), Sea transport ($61.5M), Other business services ($45.1M), and Telecommunications services ($36.8M).

Economic Complexity

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Most Specialized Products by RCA Index

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French Polynesia has a high level of specialization in Pearls (11.7k), Vanilla (780), Pearl Products (288), Coconut Oil (134), and Non-fillet Fresh Fish (84.9). Specialization is measured using RCA, an index that takes the ratio between French Polynesia observed and expected exports in each product.

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of French Polynesia according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Chemical element/compound wafers doped for electronics (2.18), Machinery, non-domestic, involving heating or cooling (1.29), Machines for knitting, lace, embroidery, tufting, etc (1.22), Electric filament, discharge lamps (1.02), and Parts for electrical switches, protectors, connectors (0.95). 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 French Polynesia according to the relatedness index, are Non-fillet Frozen Fish (0.076), Crustaceans (0.073), Gold (0.072), Tropical Fruits (0.067), and Hard Liquor (0.066). Relatedness measures the distance between a country's current exports and each product. The barchart show only products that French Polynesia 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.