Paraíba

State in Brazil

Exports (2019): $126M, Rnk 25/27

Top Destination (2019): $16.1M, France

Top Export (2019): $59.5M, Footwear, rubber, plastic, straps fix to...

Imports (2019): $572M, Rnk 21/27

Top Origin (2019): $226M, United States

Top Import (2019): $128M, Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,...

Economic Complexity (2019): -1.01, Rnk 19 / 27

Exports: In 2019, Brazil's Paraíba exported $126M, making it the 25th largest exporter out of the 27 exporters in Brazil. In 2019 the top exports of Paraíba were Footwear, rubber, plastic, straps fix to... ($59.5M), Cotton yarn >85% single combed 232-192... ($6.01M), Sugars: cane sugar, raw, in solid... ($5.48M), Granite, merely cut into blocks etc ($5.06M), and Titanium ores and concentrates ($4.89M).

Imports: In 2019, Brazil's Paraíba imported $572M, making it the 21st largest importer out of the 27 importers in Brazil. In 2019 top imports of Paraíba were Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... ($128M), Cereals: wheat and meslin, other than... ($52.2M), Malt, not roasted ($39.9M), Petroleum spirit for motor vehicles ($34.7M), and Coal tar distillation products nes ($28.4M).

Economic Complexity: In 2019, the highest complexity exports of Paraíba according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Padlocks (0.75), Cranes (0.68), Kaolin (-0.034), Poultry Meat (-0.14), and Unglazed Ceramics (-0.34). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

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Top Destination (2019): France, $16.1M

Top Product (2019): Footwear, rubber, plastic, straps fix to..., $59.5M

In 2019 the top export destinations of Paraíba were France ($16.1M), United States ($14.5M), Colombia ($10.4M), Australia ($9.92M), and China ($8.73M).

In 2019 the top exports of Paraíba were Footwear, rubber, plastic, straps fix to... ($59.5M), Cotton yarn >85% single combed 232-192... ($6.01M), Sugars: cane sugar, raw, in solid... ($5.48M), Granite, merely cut into blocks etc ($5.06M), and Titanium ores and concentrates ($4.89M).

Export Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Exports Destination (June 2019 - June 2020)

Rapidly Declining Export Origins (June 2019 - June 2020)

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Top Origin (2019): United States, $226M

Top Import (2019): Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,..., $128M

In 2019 the top import origins of Paraíba were United States ($226M), China ($92M), Argentina ($76.8M), Uruguay ($44.3M), and Vietnam ($30.3M).

In 2019 the top imports of Paraíba were Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... ($128M), Cereals: wheat and meslin, other than... ($52.2M), Malt, not roasted ($39.9M), Petroleum spirit for motor vehicles ($34.7M), and Coal tar distillation products nes ($28.4M).

Import Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Import Origins (June 2019 - June 2020)

Rapidly Declining Import Origins (June 2019 - June 2020)

Comparison in Time

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This section shows differences between total trade from Paraíba throughout time.

Comparison Map

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The states of Brazil with the highest exports in 2019 were São Paulo ($48.9B), Rio De Janeiro ($28.6B), Minas Gerais ($25.1B), Rio Grande Do Sul ($18.5B), and Pará ($17.8B)

The states of Brazil with the highest imports in 2019 were São Paulo ($59.3B), Rio De Janeiro ($21.2B), Santa Catarina ($16.9B), Paraná ($12.7B), and Amazonas ($10.2B)

This section shows forecasts for total exports and imports from Paraíba. The forecast is based in a Long Short-Term Memory Model constructed using monthly trade data.

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Economic Complexity

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Economic Complexity of Brazil

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Paraíba ranks 19th out of the 27 states in Brazil according to ECI.

Estimated using exports data.

Economic Complexity Ranking

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The economic complexity of a territory can change year to year. Paraíba it is in position 19th considering its ECI in the last year.

Export Opportunities by Relatedness

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The top export opportunities according to the relatedness level, without considering those products were Paraíba already has a comparative advantage, are led by Manganese Ore (0.039), Raw Cotton (0.038), Coconuts, Brazil Nuts, and Cashews (0.037), Packing Bags (0.032), and Knit Women's Suits (0.031).

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of Paraíba according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Padlocks (0.75), Cranes (0.68), Kaolin (-0.034), Poultry Meat (-0.14), and Unglazed Ceramics (-0.34). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

Most Specialized Products by RCA Index

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The most specialized products according to the RCA index are led by Granite (448), Rubber Footwear (268), Quartz (245), Melons (177), and Non-Retail Pure Cotton Yarn (118).

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 Paraíba is 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.

Relatedness Space

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This network shows the products most related to the production structure of  Paraíba. These are products that tend to be co-exported with the products that Paraíba 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 and the strategic value of a territory'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.