Rio Grande Do Norte

State in Brazil

2019
Economic
Complexity
: -1.16, Rank 21 of 25

Feb 2021
Trade
Exports | Imports
: $29.2M | $15.7M, 20 of 28 | 22 of 29

Feb 2021
Country
Destination | Origin
: Togo | Argentina , $5.42M  | $6.54M

Feb 2021
Product
Exports | Imports
: Melons | Wheat , $13.7M  | $5.9M

Overview: This page contains the latest international trade data for Rio Grande do Norte, including export and import data.

Exports: In 2020, Brazil's Rio Grande Do Norte exported $340M, making it the 21st largest exporter out of the 27 exporters in Brazil. In 2020 the top exports of Rio Grande Do Norte were Fruit, edible: melons, other than watermelons,... ($95.3M), Light petroleum distillates nes ($61.3M), Fruit, edible: watermelons, fresh ($32.6M), Salt (sodium chloride) including solution, salt... ($29M), and Animal products and domestic animal carcass... ($14.5M).

Imports: In 2020, Brazil's Rio Grande Do Norte imported $180M, making it the 24th largest importer out of the 27 importers in Brazil. In 2020 top imports of Rio Grande Do Norte were Cereals: wheat and meslin, other than... ($59.9M), Polyethylene - specific gravity <0.94 in... ($4.44M), Petroleum coke, not calcined ($4.26M), Liquid dielectric transformers 650-10,000KVA ($4.12M), and Structures and parts of structures, iron... ($3.6M).

Economic Complexity: In 2019, the highest complexity exports of Rio Grande Do Norte according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Other Plastic Sheetings (0.74), Gas Turbines (0.34), Cranes (0.22), Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft (-0.03), and Heavy Mixed Woven Cotton (-0.54). 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, $61.6M

Top Product (2020): Fruit, edible: melons, other than watermelons,..., $95.3M

In 2020 the top export destinations of Rio Grande Do Norte were United States ($61.6M), Singapore ($58.6M), Netherlands ($53.6M), United Kingdom ($39M), and Spain ($38.3M).

In 2020 the top exports of Rio Grande Do Norte were Fruit, edible: melons, other than watermelons,... ($95.3M), Light petroleum distillates nes ($61.3M), Fruit, edible: watermelons, fresh ($32.6M), Salt (sodium chloride) including solution, salt... ($29M), and Animal products and domestic animal carcass... ($14.5M).

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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): Argentina, $47.6M

Top Import (2020): Cereals: wheat and meslin, other than..., $59.9M

In 2020 the top import origins of Rio Grande Do Norte were Argentina ($47.6M), United States ($25.6M), China ($25M), Spain ($16.9M), and Germany ($10M).

In 2020 the top imports of Rio Grande Do Norte were Cereals: wheat and meslin, other than... ($59.9M), Polyethylene - specific gravity <0.94 in... ($4.44M), Petroleum coke, not calcined ($4.26M), Liquid dielectric transformers 650-10,000KVA ($4.12M), and Structures and parts of structures, iron... ($3.6M).

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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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Rio Grande Do Norte ranks 21st 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. Rio Grande Do Norte it is in position 21st 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 Rio Grande Do Norte already has a comparative advantage, are led by Perfume Plants (0.05), Manganese Ore (0.05), Knit T-shirts (0.047), Fruit Juice (0.046), and Processed Fish (0.046).

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of Rio Grande Do Norte according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Other Plastic Sheetings (0.74), Gas Turbines (0.34), Cranes (0.22), Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft (-0.03), and Heavy Mixed Woven Cotton (-0.54). 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 Melons (N/A), Salt (259), Other Inedible Animal Products (226), Heavy Pure Woven Cotton (152), and Coconuts, Brazil Nuts, and Cashews (96).

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 Rio Grande Do Norte 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  Rio Grande Do Norte. These are products that tend to be co-exported with the products that Rio Grande Do Norte 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.