Alagoas

State in Brazil

2019
Economic
Complexity
: -0.64, Rank 11 of 25

Feb 2021
Trade
Exports | Imports
: $73.8M | $61.5M, 18 of 28 | 18 of 29

Feb 2021
Country
Destination | Origin
: Uzbekistan | China , $23.1M  | $28.5M

Feb 2021
Product
Exports | Imports
: Raw Sugar | Halogenated Hydrocarbons , $72.8M  | $6.82M

Overview: This page contains the latest international trade data for Alagoas, including export and import data.

Exports: In 2020, Brazil's Alagoas exported $418M, making it the 20th largest exporter out of the 27 exporters in Brazil. In 2020 the top exports of Alagoas were Sugars: cane sugar, raw, in solid... ($367M), Soya beans: other than seed, whether... ($7.93M), Undenatured ethyl alcohol > 80% by... ($7.36M), Ceramic tiles; flags and paving, hearth... ($6.92M), and Refined sugar, in solid form, nes,... ($6.02M).

Imports: In 2020, Brazil's Alagoas imported $666M, making it the 18th largest importer out of the 27 importers in Brazil. In 2020 top imports of Alagoas were 1,2-dichloroethane(ethylene dichloride) ($58.2M), Garlic, fresh or chilled ($44.9M), Optical fibres and cables ($15.3M), Monoammonium phosphate & mix with diammonium,... ($15M), and Telephone sets and other apparatus for... ($14.8M).

Economic Complexity: In 2019, the highest complexity exports of Alagoas according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Washing and Bottling Machines (0.9), Vinyl Chloride Polymers (0.51), Acyclic Hydrocarbons (0.44), Monofilament (0.44), and Sodium or Potassium Peroxides (0.42). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

Comparison in Time

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Yearly Exports

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Top Destination (2020): United States, $124M

Top Product (2020): Sugars: cane sugar, raw, in solid..., $367M

In 2020 the top export destinations of Alagoas were United States ($124M), Algeria ($94.8M), Canada ($44.1M), United Kingdom ($24.7M), and Georgia ($20.1M).

In 2020 the top exports of Alagoas were Sugars: cane sugar, raw, in solid... ($367M), Soya beans: other than seed, whether... ($7.93M), Undenatured ethyl alcohol > 80% by... ($7.36M), Ceramic tiles; flags and paving, hearth... ($6.92M), and Refined sugar, in solid form, nes,... ($6.02M).

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Exports Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Exports Destination (Feb 2020 - Feb 2021)

Rapidly Declining Export Origins (Feb 2020 - Feb 2021)

Yearly Imports

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Top Origin (2020): China, $316M

Top Import (2020): 1,2-dichloroethane(ethylene dichloride), $58.2M

In 2020 the top import origins of Alagoas were China ($316M), United States ($93.7M), Argentina ($24.4M), Russia ($22.7M), and Morocco ($17.1M).

In 2020 the top imports of Alagoas were 1,2-dichloroethane(ethylene dichloride) ($58.2M), Garlic, fresh or chilled ($44.9M), Optical fibres and cables ($15.3M), Monoammonium phosphate & mix with diammonium,... ($15M), and Telephone sets and other apparatus for... ($14.8M).

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Imports Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Import Origins (Feb 2020 - Feb 2021)

Rapidly Declining Import Origins (Feb 2020 - Feb 2021)

Economic Complexity

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Economic Complexity of Brazil

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Alagoas ranks 11th out of the 27 N/A 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 11th considering its ECI in the last year.

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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 Other Oily Seeds (0.023), Gold (0.022), Bananas (0.022), Tropical Fruits (0.022), and Cassava (0.021).

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 (0.9), Vinyl Chloride Polymers (0.51), Acyclic Hydrocarbons (0.44), Monofilament (0.44), and Sodium or Potassium Peroxides (0.42). 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 (602), Other Sugars (32.2), Unglazed Ceramics (23.4), Raw Tobacco (21.1), and Sodium or Potassium Peroxides (15.1).

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.