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Overview This page contains the latest international trade data for Maranhão. In April 2024 Maranhão was the number 13 in total exports and the number 12 in total imports in Brazil.

Exports In 2023, Brazil's Maranhão exported $5.74B, making it the 13th largest exporter out of the 27 exporters in Brazil. In 2023 the top exports of Maranhão were Soya beans: other than seed, whether... ($2.17B), Aluminium oxide, except artificial corundum ($1.02B), Chem wood pulp, soda/sulphate, non-conifer, bleached ($622M), Maize except seed corn ($595M), and Iron ore, concentrate, not iron pyrites,... ($364M).

Imports In 2023, Brazil's Maranhão imported $7.51B, making it the 12th largest importer out of the 27 importers in Brazil. In 2023 top imports of Maranhão were Light petroleum distillates nes ($2.45B), Petroleum spirit for motor vehicles ($762M), Potassium chloride, in packs >10 kg ($342M), Sodium hydroxide (caustic soda) in aqueous... ($179M), and Monoammonium phosphate & mix with diammonium,... ($177M).

Economic Complexity In 2023, the highest complexity exports of Maranhão according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp (-0.4), Bovine Meat (-0.54), Edible Offal (-0.55), Pig Iron (-0.83), Other Inedible Animal Products (-0.87), Aluminium Oxide (-1.06), Honey (-1.1), Corn (-1.12), Raw Aluminium (-1.13), and Soybean Meal (-1.17). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

Historical Data

Yearly Exports

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Depth
Top Destination (2023)China$1.82B

In 2023 the top export destinations of Maranhão were China ($1.82B), Canada ($936M), United States ($469M), Spain ($308M), and South Korea ($253M).

In 2023 the top exports of Maranhão were Soya beans: other than seed, whether... ($2.17B), Aluminium oxide, except artificial corundum ($1.02B), Chem wood pulp, soda/sulphate, non-conifer, bleached ($622M), Maize except seed corn ($595M), and Iron ore, concentrate, not iron pyrites,... ($364M).

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Exports Dynamics

Fastest Growing Exports Destination (Apr 2023 - Apr 2024)
Canada $24.9M (48.1%)
Italy $13.9M (2.66k%)
Netherlands $12.4M (23.3k%)
Rapidly Declining Export Origins (Apr 2023 - Apr 2024)
China -$95.8M (-45.5%)
United States -$46.3M (-63.4%)
Saudi Arabia -$3.42M (-82.7%)

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Yearly Imports

Color
Depth
Top Origin (2023)United States$1.56B
Top Import (2023)Light petroleum distillates nes$2.45B

In 2023 the top import origins of Maranhão were United States ($1.56B), Russia ($851M), Netherlands ($402M), United Arab Emirates ($362M), and Saudi Arabia ($246M).

In 2023 the top imports of Maranhão were Light petroleum distillates nes ($2.45B), Petroleum spirit for motor vehicles ($762M), Potassium chloride, in packs >10 kg ($342M), Sodium hydroxide (caustic soda) in aqueous... ($179M), and Monoammonium phosphate & mix with diammonium,... ($177M).

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Imports Dynamics

Fastest Growing Import Origins (Apr 2023 - Apr 2024)
Russia $38.8M (89.9%)
China $11.9M (190%)
Egypt $7.88M (285%)
Rapidly Declining Import Origins (Apr 2023 - Apr 2024)
Netherlands -$43.8M (-100%)
United States -$43.5M (-60.8%)
Spain -$11.1M (-99.4%)

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Economic Complexity

Economic Complexity of Maranhão

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Economic Complexity (2023)-1.44

Maranhão ranks 23rd out of the 27 states in Brazil according to ECI.

The Economic Complexity Index, or ECI, is a measure of an economy’s capacity which can be inferred from data connecting locations to the activities that are present in them. For more info about Economic Complexity, visit the Economic Complexity page.

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 23rd considering its ECI in the last year.

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Export Opportunities by Relatedness

The top export opportunities according to the relatedness level, without considering those products were Maranhão already has a comparative advantage, are led by Tin Ores (0.042), Ground Nut Oil (0.04), Ground Nuts (0.039), Dried Legumes (0.033), and Rice (0.032).

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Most Complex Products by PCI

The highest complexity exports of Maranhão according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp (-0.4), Bovine Meat (-0.54), Edible Offal (-0.55), Pig Iron (-0.83), Other Inedible Animal Products (-0.87), Aluminium Oxide (-1.06), Honey (-1.1), Corn (-1.12), Raw Aluminium (-1.13), and Soybean Meal (-1.17). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

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Most Specialized Products by RCA Index

The most specialized products according to the RCA index are led by Aluminium Oxide (230.95), Soybeans (103.01), Pig Iron (74.50), Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp (67.87), and Other Inedible Animal Products (48.08).

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Product Space

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.

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Relatedness Space

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.

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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. Bubble size corresponds to exports value by year 2020.

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