Maranhão

State in Brazil

2019
Economic
Complexity
: -1.13, Rank 20 of 25

Feb 2021
Trade
Exports | Imports
: $279M | $205M, 14 of 28 | 14 of 29

Feb 2021
Country
Destination | Origin
: Canada | United States , $86.9M  | $127M

Feb 2021
Product
Exports | Imports
: Iron Ore | Refined Petroleum , $90.8M  | $124M

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

Exports: In 2020, Brazil's Maranhão exported $3.37B, making it the 13th largest exporter out of the 27 exporters in Brazil. In 2020 the top exports of Maranhão were Aluminium oxide, except artificial corundum ($1.04B), Soya beans: other than seed, whether... ($785M), Chem wood pulp, soda/sulphate, non-conifer, bleached ($521M), Iron ore, concentrate, not iron pyrites,... ($373M), and Gold in unwrought forms non-monetary ($219M).

Imports: In 2020, Brazil's Maranhão imported $1.98B, making it the 13th largest importer out of the 27 importers in Brazil. In 2020 top imports of Maranhão were Light petroleum distillates nes ($896M), Petroleum spirit for motor vehicles ($245M), Potassium chloride, in packs >10 kg ($148M), Monoammonium phosphate & mix with diammonium,... ($103M), and Sodium hydroxide (caustic soda) in aqueous... ($87.4M).

Economic Complexity: In 2019, the highest complexity exports of Maranhão according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Copper Bars (0.38), Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp (-0.3), Chlorates and Perchlorates (-0.4), Edible Offal (-0.51), and Pig Iron (-0.57). 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): China, $872M

Top Product (2020): Aluminium oxide, except artificial corundum, $1.04B

In 2020 the top export destinations of Maranhão were China ($872M), Canada ($866M), United States ($452M), Spain ($170M), and Netherlands ($106M).

In 2020 the top exports of Maranhão were Aluminium oxide, except artificial corundum ($1.04B), Soya beans: other than seed, whether... ($785M), Chem wood pulp, soda/sulphate, non-conifer, bleached ($521M), Iron ore, concentrate, not iron pyrites,... ($373M), and Gold in unwrought forms non-monetary ($219M).

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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): United States, $1.26B

Top Import (2020): Light petroleum distillates nes, $896M

In 2020 the top import origins of Maranhão were United States ($1.26B), Russia ($96.7M), Morocco ($72.5M), China ($53.1M), and Colombia ($37.5M).

In 2020 the top imports of Maranhão were Light petroleum distillates nes ($896M), Petroleum spirit for motor vehicles ($245M), Potassium chloride, in packs >10 kg ($148M), Monoammonium phosphate & mix with diammonium,... ($103M), and Sodium hydroxide (caustic soda) in aqueous... ($87.4M).

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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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Maranhão ranks 20th 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. Maranhão it is in position 20th 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 Maranhão already has a comparative advantage, are led by Ground Nuts (0.034), Rice (0.031), Dried Legumes (0.027), Other Oily Seeds (0.026), and Soybean Oil (0.025).

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of Maranhão according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Copper Bars (0.38), Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp (-0.3), Chlorates and Perchlorates (-0.4), Edible Offal (-0.51), and Pig Iron (-0.57). 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 Aluminium Oxide (359), Pig Iron (147), Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp (95.3), Soybeans (70.4), and Chlorates and Perchlorates (54.6).

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