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Overview In 2022 Samoa was the number 202 economy in the world in terms of total exports and the number 193 in total imports.

Exports The top exports of Samoa are Coconut Oil ($6.75M), Integrated Circuits ($5.75M), Insulated Wire ($4.13M), Citrus ($2.8M), and Low-voltage Protection Equipment ($1.89M), exporting mostly to India ($11.9M), United States ($9.86M), New Zealand ($6.08M), Hungary ($3.93M), and Poland ($2.97M).

Imports The top imports of Samoa are Refined Petroleum ($88.4M), Coated Flat-Rolled Iron ($23.2M), Poultry Meat ($18.4M), Passenger and Cargo Ships ($14M), and Metal Stoppers ($13.7M), importing mostly from China ($124M), Singapore ($80.1M), New Zealand ($72.1M), South Korea ($37.4M), and United States ($33.9M).

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

Disclaimer: data is presented based on availability and only countries that use the harmonized system are being shown.

* Trade values are converted to USD using each month's exchange rate. For December 2023 data, the exchange rate from December 30, 2023 is used.

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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 (2022)Coconut Oil$6.75M
Top Destination (2022)India$11.9M

In 2022, Samoa exported a total of $51.9M, making it the number 202 exporter in the world. During the last five reported years the exports of Samoa have changed by -$16.3M from $68.2M in 2017 to $51.9M in 2022.

The most recent exports are led by Coconut Oil ($6.75M), Integrated Circuits ($5.75M), Insulated Wire ($4.13M), Citrus ($2.8M), and Low-voltage Protection Equipment ($1.89M). The most common destination for the exports of Samoa are India ($11.9M), United States ($9.86M), New Zealand ($6.08M), Hungary ($3.93M), and Poland ($2.97M).

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Market Growth

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Fastest Growing Export Markets (2021 - 2022)
India$11.4M (+ 2.69k%)
Hungary$2.79M (+ 246%)
Indonesia$1.83M (+ 499%)
Fastest Growing Import Markets (2021 - 2022)
China$28.2M (+ 29.4%)
Singapore$21.9M (+ 37.7%)
United Kingdom$13.4M (+ 3.78k%)

Total Export Growth by Market (2021 - 2022)

Service Trade

Service Trade

Samoa Exports Services (2018)$259M
Samoa Imports Services (2018)$96.1M

In 2018, Samoa exported $259M worth of services. The top services exported by Samoa in 2018 were Travel ($193M), Construction services ($16.3M), Financial services ($13.1M), Miscellaneous business, professional, and technical services ($10.5M), and Telecommunications services ($9.02M).

The top services imported by Samoa in 2018 were Sea transport ($28M), Miscellaneous business, professional, and technical services ($25M), Life insurance and pension funding ($12.1M), Air transport ($11.3M), and Telecommunications services ($5.96M).

Service Exports (2018)

Service Imports (2018)

Economic Complexity

Most Specialized Products by RCA Index

Samoa has a high level of specialization in Coconut Oil (326), Legume Flours (86.4), Citrus (84.6), Coin (37.4), and Other Processed Fruits and Nuts (34.3). Specialization is measured using RCA, an index that takes the ratio between Samoa observed and expected exports in each product.

Export Opportunities by Relatedness

The top export opportunities for Samoa according to the relatedness index, were Platinum Clad Metals (0.11), Rubber (0.11), Other Edible Animal Products (0.11), Electrical Parts (0.1), and Copper Foil (0.099). Relatedness measures the distance between a country's current exports and each product. The barchart show only products that Samoa 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 Samoa. These are products that tend to be co-exported with the products that Samoa exports. Higher relatedness values ​​indicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.

Relatedness Space (2022)

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.

Diversification Frontier

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