Bahia

State in Brazil

Exports (2021): $615M, Rnk 8/27

Top Destination (2021): $174M, China

Top Export (2021): $80.1M, Cotton, not carded or combed

Imports (2021): $663M, Rnk 7/27

Top Origin (2021): $196M, United States

Top Import (2021): $302M, Petroleum spirit for motor vehicles

Economic Complexity (2019): -0.6, Rnk 10 / 27

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

Exports: In 2021, Brazil's Bahia exported $615M, making it the 8th largest exporter out of the 27 exporters in Brazil. In 2021 the top exports of Bahia were Cotton, not carded or combed ($80.1M), Chem wood pulp, soda/sulphate, non-conifer, bleached ($79.1M), Light petroleum distillates nes ($70.2M), Copper ores and concentrates ($48M), and Soya-bean oil-cake and other solid residues ($37.4M).

Imports: In 2021, Brazil's Bahia imported $663M, making it the 7th largest importer out of the 27 importers in Brazil. In 2021 top imports of Bahia were Petroleum spirit for motor vehicles ($302M), Copper ores and concentrates ($73.2M), Cereals: wheat and meslin, other than... ($23.9M), Diesel powered trucks weighing < 5... ($15.8M), and Potassium chloride, in packs >10 kg ($8.89M).

Economic Complexity: In 2019, the highest complexity exports of Bahia according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Epoxides (1.47), Unsaturated Acyclic Monocarboxylic Acids (1.01), Nitrile Compounds (0.95), Electric Motor Parts (0.55), and Used Rubber Tires (0.48). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

Yearly Exports

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Top Destination (2021): China, $174M

Top Product (2021): Cotton, not carded or combed, $80.1M

In 2021 the top export destinations of Bahia were China ($174M), United States ($100M), Singapore ($50.8M), France ($43.1M), and Argentina ($26.4M).

In 2021 the top exports of Bahia were Cotton, not carded or combed ($80.1M), Chem wood pulp, soda/sulphate, non-conifer, bleached ($79.1M), Light petroleum distillates nes ($70.2M), Copper ores and concentrates ($48M), and Soya-bean oil-cake and other solid residues ($37.4M).

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Exports Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Exports Destination (Jan 2020 - Jan 2021)

Rapidly Declining Export Origins (Jan 2020 - Jan 2021)

Yearly Imports

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Top Origin (2021): United States, $196M

Top Import (2021): Petroleum spirit for motor vehicles, $302M

In 2021 the top import origins of Bahia were United States ($196M), Spain ($83.2M), Chile ($75.2M), China ($62.4M), and Netherlands ($42M).

In 2021 the top imports of Bahia were Petroleum spirit for motor vehicles ($302M), Copper ores and concentrates ($73.2M), Cereals: wheat and meslin, other than... ($23.9M), Diesel powered trucks weighing < 5... ($15.8M), and Potassium chloride, in packs >10 kg ($8.89M).

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Imports Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Import Origins (Jan 2020 - Jan 2021)

Rapidly Declining Import Origins (Jan 2020 - Jan 2021)

Comparison in Time

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

Economic Complexity

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Economic Complexity of Brazil

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Bahia ranks 10th out of the 27 N/A in Brazil according to ECI.

Estimated using exports data.

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Economic Complexity Ranking

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The economic complexity of a territory can change year to year. Bahia it is in position 10th 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 Bahia already has a comparative advantage, are led by Ground Nuts (0.11), Coconuts, Brazil Nuts, and Cashews (0.11), Rice (0.1), Other Oily Seeds (0.095), and Legume Flours (0.094).

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of Bahia according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Epoxides (1.47), Unsaturated Acyclic Monocarboxylic Acids (1.01), Nitrile Compounds (0.95), Electric Motor Parts (0.55), and Used Rubber Tires (0.48). 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 Coconut and Other Vegetable Fibers (162), Leather of Other Animals (134), Dissolving Grades Chemical Woodpulp (126), Inorganic Salts (90.3), and Raw Cotton (85.5).

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