In 2020, Solomon Islands exported a total of $491M, making it the number 168 exporter in the world. During the last five reported years the exports of Solomon Islands have changed by -$23.2M from $514M in 2015 to $491M in 2020.
In 2020 Solomon Islands imported $338M, making it the number 191 trade destination in the world. During the last five reported years the imports of Solomon Islands changed by -$153M from $491M in 2015 to $338M in 2020.
In 2018, Solomon Islands exported $145M worth of services. The top services exported by Solomon Islands in 2018 were Personal travel ($57.3M), Business travel ($23.7M), Air transport ($20.8M), Sea transport ($17.6M), and Other business services ($14.2M).
The top services imported by Solomon Islands in 2018 were Sea transport ($47.3M), Other business services ($46M), Personal travel ($30.5M), Business travel ($22.5M), and Government services, n.i.e. ($21.7M).
The top export opportunities for Solomon Islands according to the relatedness index, are Gold (0.046), Fish Fillets (0.045), Crustaceans (0.044), Manganese Ore (0.042), and Non-fillet Fresh Fish (0.039). Relatedness measures the distance between a country's current exports and each product. The barchart show only products that Solomon Islands 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.
This network shows the products most related to the production structure of Solomon Islands. These are products that tend to be co-exported with the products that Solomon Islands exports. Higher relatedness values indicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.
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.