Overview: In January 2021 Atacama exported $84.9M and imported $4.57M, resulting in a positive trade balance of $80.3M. Between January 2020 and January 2021 the exports of Atacama have increased by $21.8M (34.5%) from $63.2M to $84.9M, while imports decreased by $-1.22M (-21.1%) from $5.79M to $4.57M.
Trade: In January 2021, the top exports of Atacama were Refined Copper ($83.3M), Locust beans, seaweed, sugar beet, cane,... ($596k), Gold ($481k), Grapes ($280k), and Animal Meal and Pellets ($174k). In January 2021 the top imports of Atacama were Excavation Machinery ($1M), Vehicle Parts ($265k), Iron Fasteners ($236k), Iron Nails ($178k), and Motor-working Tools ($172k).
Destinations: In January 2021, Atacama exported mostly to Brazil ($35.4M), China ($25.8M), Taiwan ($20.6M), Argentina ($1.81M), and Japan ($482k), and imported mostly from United States ($2.1M), China ($1.28M), Chile ($934k), Canada ($107k), and Italy ($49k).
Growth: In January 2021, the increase in Atacama's year-by-year exports was explained primarily by an increase in exports to Brazil ($14.6M or 70.1%), China ($6.75M or 35.5%), and Taiwan ($3.88M or 23.2%), and product exports increase in Refined Copper ($25M or 42.8%), Locust beans, seaweed, sugar beet, cane,... ($283k or 90.2%), and Grapes ($235k or 523%). In January 2021, the decrease in Atacama's year-by-year imports was explained primarily by an decrease in imports from United States ($-1.51M or -41.9%) and China ($-285k or -18.2%), and product imports decrease in Excavation Machinery ($-387k or -27.9%), Valves ($-300k or -86.7%), and Ball Bearings ($-233k or -57.6%).