Paraíba

State in Brazil

2019
Economic
Complexity
: -0.98, Rank 17 of 25

Feb 2021
Trade
Exports | Imports
: $9.91M | $35.1M, 26 of 28 | 20 of 29

Feb 2021
Country
Destination | Origin
: Netherlands | United States , $2.92M  | $14.4M

Feb 2021
Product
Exports | Imports
: Rubber Footwear | Crude Petroleum , $3.7M  | $13M

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

Exports: In 2020, Brazil's Paraíba exported $125M, making it the 25th largest exporter out of the 27 exporters in Brazil. In 2020 the top exports of Paraíba were Footwear, rubber, plastic, straps fix to... ($45.1M), Undenatured ethyl alcohol > 80% by... ($20.1M), Titanium ores and concentrates ($9.35M), Juice: pineapple, of a Brix value... ($7.07M), and Sugars: cane sugar, raw, in solid... ($5.68M).

Imports: In 2020, Brazil's Paraíba imported $505M, making it the 20th largest importer out of the 27 importers in Brazil. In 2020 top imports of Paraíba were Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... ($60.2M), Cereals: wheat and meslin, other than... ($49.8M), Malt, not roasted ($39.6M), Styrene-butadiene rubber (SBR/XSBR) except latex ($34.9M), and Petroleum spirit for motor vehicles ($33.5M).

Economic Complexity: In 2019, the highest complexity exports of Paraíba according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Padlocks (0.8), Cranes (0.22), Poultry Meat (-0.054), Kaolin (-0.16), and Unglazed Ceramics (-0.44). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

Comparison in Time

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This section shows the differences between Paraíba's total subnational aggregate trade throughout time. To explore the trade patterns of the country, visit Brazil's country profile.

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Yearly Exports

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Top Destination (2020): United States, $25.3M

Top Product (2020): Footwear, rubber, plastic, straps fix to..., $45.1M

In 2020 the top export destinations of Paraíba were United States ($25.3M), France ($17M), Netherlands ($11.2M), Belgium ($7.59M), and Australia ($7.08M).

In 2020 the top exports of Paraíba were Footwear, rubber, plastic, straps fix to... ($45.1M), Undenatured ethyl alcohol > 80% by... ($20.1M), Titanium ores and concentrates ($9.35M), Juice: pineapple, of a Brix value... ($7.07M), and Sugars: cane sugar, raw, in solid... ($5.68M).

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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, $156M

Top Import (2020): Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,..., $60.2M

In 2020 the top import origins of Paraíba were United States ($156M), China ($96.3M), Argentina ($59.1M), Uruguay ($32.9M), and Vietnam ($30.6M).

In 2020 the top imports of Paraíba were Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... ($60.2M), Cereals: wheat and meslin, other than... ($49.8M), Malt, not roasted ($39.6M), Styrene-butadiene rubber (SBR/XSBR) except latex ($34.9M), and Petroleum spirit for motor vehicles ($33.5M).

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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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Paraíba ranks 17th 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. Paraíba it is in position 17th 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 Paraíba already has a comparative advantage, are led by Manganese Ore (0.041), Raw Cotton (0.039), Coconuts, Brazil Nuts, and Cashews (0.033), Packing Bags (0.033), and Knit Women's Suits (0.03).

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of Paraíba according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Padlocks (0.8), Cranes (0.22), Poultry Meat (-0.054), Kaolin (-0.16), and Unglazed Ceramics (-0.44). 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 Granite (498), Rubber Footwear (273), Quartz (238), Melons (184), and Non-Retail Pure Cotton Yarn (122).

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