Guangdong Province

Province in China

Exports (2019): $444B, Rnk 1/31

Top Destination (2019): $101B, United States

Top Export (2019): $23.7B, Telephones for cellular networks or for...

Imports (2019): $373B, Rnk 1/31

Top Origin (2019): $69.8B, China

Top Import (2019): $42.8B, Electronic integrated circuits: processors and controllers,...

Economic Complexity (2019): 0.13, Rnk 11 / 31

Exports: In 2019, China's Guangdong Province exported $444B, making it the 1st largest exporter out of the 31 exporters in China. In 2019 the top exports of Guangdong Province were Telephones for cellular networks or for... ($23.7B), Telephone sets and other apparatus for... ($14.5B), Communication apparatus (excluding telephone sets or... ($13.4B), Tricycles, scooters, pedal cars and similar... ($12.5B), and Static converters, nes ($7.69B).

Imports: In 2019, China's Guangdong Province imported $373B, making it the 1st largest importer out of the 31 importers in China. In 2019 top imports of Guangdong Province were Electronic integrated circuits: processors and controllers,... ($42.8B), Electronic integrated circuits: memories ($34.3B), Electronic integrated circuits: n.e.c. in heading... ($30.1B), Telephone sets and other apparatus for... ($20.2B), and Optical devices, appliances and instruments, nes ($8.73B).

Economic Complexity: In 2019, the highest complexity exports of Guangdong Province according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Electric Soldering Equipment (1.79), Non-Mechanical Removal Machinery (1.73), Motor-working Tools (1.63), Rubberworking Machinery (1.52), and Electromagnets (1.43). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

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Top Destination (2019): United States, $101B

Top Product (2019): Telephones for cellular networks or for..., $23.7B

In 2019 the top export destinations of Guangdong Province were United States ($101B), Japan ($22.4B), India ($19B), Germany ($15.7B), and Netherlands ($15.5B).

In 2019 the top exports of Guangdong Province were Telephones for cellular networks or for... ($23.7B), Telephone sets and other apparatus for... ($14.5B), Communication apparatus (excluding telephone sets or... ($13.4B), Tricycles, scooters, pedal cars and similar... ($12.5B), and Static converters, nes ($7.69B).

Export Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Exports Destination (April 2019 - April 2020)

Rapidly Declining Export Origins (April 2019 - April 2020)

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Top Origin (2019): China, $69.8B

Top Import (2019): Electronic integrated circuits: processors and controllers,..., $42.8B

In 2019 the top import origins of Guangdong Province were China ($69.8B), Taiwan ($63.5B), South Korea ($41.9B), Japan ($37.5B), and Malaysia ($19.3B).

In 2019 the top imports of Guangdong Province were Electronic integrated circuits: processors and controllers,... ($42.8B), Electronic integrated circuits: memories ($34.3B), Electronic integrated circuits: n.e.c. in heading... ($30.1B), Telephone sets and other apparatus for... ($20.2B), and Optical devices, appliances and instruments, nes ($8.73B).

Import Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Import Origins (April 2019 - April 2020)

Rapidly Declining Import Origins (April 2019 - April 2020)

Comparison in Time

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This section shows differences between total trade from Guangdong Province throughout time.

Comparison Map

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The territories of China with the highest exports in 2019 were Guangdong Province ($444B), Jiangsu Province ($347B), Zhejiang Province ($314B), Shanghai Province ($176B), and Shandong Province ($153B)

The territories of China with the highest imports in 2019 were Guangdong Province ($373B), Beijing ($293B), Shanghai Province ($288B), Jiangsu Province ($223B), and Shandong Province ($133B)

This section shows forecasts for total exports and imports from Guangdong Province. The forecast is based in a Long Short-Term Memory Model constructed using monthly trade data.

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Economic Complexity

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Economic Complexity of China

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Guangdong Province ranks 11th out of the 31 territories in China according to ECI.

Estimated using exports data.

Export Opportunities by Relatedness

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The top export opportunities according to the relatedness level, without considering those products were Guangdong Province already has a comparative advantage, are led by Sewing Machines (0.38), Broadcasting Equipment (0.37), Light Synthetic Cotton Fabrics (0.37), Integrated Circuits (0.36), and Office Machine Parts (0.36).

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of Guangdong Province according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Electric Soldering Equipment (1.79), Non-Mechanical Removal Machinery (1.73), Motor-working Tools (1.63), Rubberworking Machinery (1.52), and Electromagnets (1.43). 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 Telephones (17.2), Manganese (16.6), Artificial Vegetation (15.7), Sound Recording Equipment (15.6), and Porcelain Tableware (15.1).

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