Alagoas

State in Brazil

Exports (2019): $319M, Rnk 21/27

Top Destination (2019): $62.1M, United States

Top Export (2019): $278M, Sugars: cane sugar, raw, in solid...

Imports (2019): $666M, Rnk 20/27

Top Origin (2019): $312M, China

Top Import (2019): $54M, 1,2-dichloroethane(ethylene dichloride)

Economic Complexity (2019): -0.59, Rnk 10 / 27

Exports: In 2019, Brazil's Alagoas exported $319M, making it the 21st largest exporter out of the 27 exporters in Brazil. In 2019 the top exports of Alagoas were Sugars: cane sugar, raw, in solid... ($278M), Ceramic tiles; flags and paving, hearth... ($7.3M), Polyvinyl chloride in primary forms ($4.85M), Tobacco, unmanufactured, not stemmed or stripped ($4.19M), and Soya-bean oil-cake and other solid residues ($3.4M).

Imports: In 2019, Brazil's Alagoas imported $666M, making it the 20th largest importer out of the 27 importers in Brazil. In 2019 top imports of Alagoas were 1,2-dichloroethane(ethylene dichloride) ($54M), Garlic, fresh or chilled ($33.8M), Acrylic acid esters ($23.8M), Monoammonium phosphate & mix with diammonium,... ($18.9M), and Cereals: wheat and meslin, other than... ($17.3M).

Economic Complexity: In 2019, the highest complexity exports of Alagoas according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Washing and Bottling Machines (1.17), Acyclic Hydrocarbons (0.49), Vinyl Chloride Polymers (0.42), Monofilament (0.41), and Sodium or Potassium Peroxides (0.25). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

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Top Destination (2019): United States, $62.1M

Top Product (2019): Sugars: cane sugar, raw, in solid..., $278M

In 2019 the top export destinations of Alagoas were United States ($62.1M), Algeria ($58.2M), Canada ($49.6M), Tunisia ($19.9M), and Portugal ($19.3M).

In 2019 the top exports of Alagoas were Sugars: cane sugar, raw, in solid... ($278M), Ceramic tiles; flags and paving, hearth... ($7.3M), Polyvinyl chloride in primary forms ($4.85M), Tobacco, unmanufactured, not stemmed or stripped ($4.19M), and Soya-bean oil-cake and other solid residues ($3.4M).

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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): China, $312M

Top Import (2019): 1,2-dichloroethane(ethylene dichloride), $54M

In 2019 the top import origins of Alagoas were China ($312M), United States ($104M), Argentina ($32.6M), Hong Kong ($23.5M), and Russia ($23.4M).

In 2019 the top imports of Alagoas were 1,2-dichloroethane(ethylene dichloride) ($54M), Garlic, fresh or chilled ($33.8M), Acrylic acid esters ($23.8M), Monoammonium phosphate & mix with diammonium,... ($18.9M), and Cereals: wheat and meslin, other than... ($17.3M).

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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 Alagoas 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 Alagoas. 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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Alagoas ranks 10th out of the 27 states in Brazil according to ECI.

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Economic Complexity Ranking

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The economic complexity of a territory can change year to year. Alagoas it is in position 10th 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 Alagoas already has a comparative advantage, are led by Tropical Fruits (0.023), Other Oily Seeds (0.023), Gold (0.023), Bananas (0.023), and Cassava (0.022).

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of Alagoas according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Washing and Bottling Machines (1.17), Acyclic Hydrocarbons (0.49), Vinyl Chloride Polymers (0.42), Monofilament (0.41), and Sodium or Potassium Peroxides (0.25). 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 Raw Sugar (545), Unglazed Ceramics (31.2), Other Sugars (30.5), Raw Tobacco (20.6), and Sodium or Potassium Peroxides (15.4).

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 Alagoas 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  Alagoas. These are products that tend to be co-exported with the products that Alagoas 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.