Rio Grande Do Sul

State in Brazil

2019
Economic
Complexity
: -0.039, Rank 3 of 25

Feb 2021
Trade
Exports | Imports
: $976M | $553M, 7 of 28 | 7 of 29

Feb 2021
Country
Destination | Origin
: China | Argentina , $116M  | $136M

Feb 2021
Product
Exports | Imports
: Soybean Meal | Delivery Trucks , $125M  | $56.1M

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

Exports: In 2020, Brazil's Rio Grande Do Sul exported $14B, making it the 7th largest exporter out of the 27 exporters in Brazil. In 2020 the top exports of Rio Grande Do Sul were Soya beans: other than seed, whether... ($2.94B), Tobacco, unmanufactured, stemmed or stripped ($1.18B), Soya-bean oil-cake and other solid residues ($795M), Chem wood pulp, soda/sulphate, non-conifer, bleached ($643M), and Swine cuts, frozen nes ($599M).

Imports: In 2020, Brazil's Rio Grande Do Sul imported $7.22B, making it the 7th largest importer out of the 27 importers in Brazil. In 2020 top imports of Rio Grande Do Sul were Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... ($818M), Diesel powered trucks weighing < 5... ($633M), Potassium chloride, in packs >10 kg ($392M), Monoammonium phosphate & mix with diammonium,... ($317M), and Petroleum spirit for motor vehicles ($268M).

Economic Complexity: In 2019, the highest complexity exports of Rio Grande Do Sul according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Motor-working Tools (1.55), Carboxyimide Compounds (1.4), Ketones and Quinones (1.2), Knives (1.09), and Lifting Machinery (1.08). 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, $4.33B

Top Product (2020): Soya beans: other than seed, whether..., $2.94B

In 2020 the top export destinations of Rio Grande Do Sul were China ($4.33B), United States ($1.23B), Argentina ($821M), Belgium ($440M), and Uruguay ($368M).

In 2020 the top exports of Rio Grande Do Sul were Soya beans: other than seed, whether... ($2.94B), Tobacco, unmanufactured, stemmed or stripped ($1.18B), Soya-bean oil-cake and other solid residues ($795M), Chem wood pulp, soda/sulphate, non-conifer, bleached ($643M), and Swine cuts, frozen nes ($599M).

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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, $1.41B

Top Import (2020): Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,..., $818M

In 2020 the top import origins of Rio Grande Do Sul were Argentina ($1.41B), China ($982M), United States ($865M), Germany ($355M), and Algeria ($303M).

In 2020 the top imports of Rio Grande Do Sul were Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... ($818M), Diesel powered trucks weighing < 5... ($633M), Potassium chloride, in packs >10 kg ($392M), Monoammonium phosphate & mix with diammonium,... ($317M), and Petroleum spirit for motor vehicles ($268M).

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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 Sul ranks 3rd 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. Rio Grande Do Sul it is in position 3rd 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 Sul already has a comparative advantage, are led by Manganese Ore (0.14), Bovine Meat (0.13), Ground Nuts (0.13), Concentrated Milk (0.13), and Plywood (0.13).

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of Rio Grande Do Sul according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Motor-working Tools (1.55), Carboxyimide Compounds (1.4), Ketones and Quinones (1.2), Knives (1.09), and Lifting Machinery (1.08). 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 Leather of Other Animals (219), Raw Tobacco (147), Other Firearms (90.8), Soybeans (69.6), and Friction Material (38.7).

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