Overview This page contains the latest international trade data for Shanghai Province. In September 2022 Shanghai Province was the number 5 in total exports and the number 2 in total imports in China.

Exports In 2021, China's Shanghai Province exported $243B, making it the 5th largest exporter out of the 31 exporters in China. In 2021 the top exports of Shanghai Province were Automatic data processing machines: portable, weighing... ($15.3B), Electronic integrated circuits: memories ($11.2B), Telephones for cellular networks or for... ($9.67B), Electronic integrated circuits: processors and controllers,... ($8.58B), and Electronic integrated circuits: n.e.c. in heading... ($5.88B).

Imports In 2021, China's Shanghai Province imported $384B, making it the 2nd largest importer out of the 31 importers in China. In 2021 top imports of Shanghai Province were Electronic integrated circuits: processors and controllers,... ($23.7B), Iron ore, concentrate, not iron pyrites,unagglomerate ($21.1B), Gold in unwrought forms non-monetary ($16.9B), Electronic integrated circuits: memories ($15.3B), and Medium Sized Cars ($9.39B).

Economic Complexity In 2020, the highest complexity exports of Shanghai Province according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Computers (0.91), Telephones (0.88), Copper Pipes (0.44), Cranes (-0.048), and Glycosides (-0.1). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

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Top Destination (2021): United States, $47.8B

Top Product (2021): Automatic data processing machines: portable, weighing..., $15.3B

In 2021 the top export destinations of Shanghai Province were United States ($47.8B), Hong Kong ($24.6B), Japan ($20.2B), Taiwan ($12B), and South Korea ($10.6B).

In 2021 the top exports of Shanghai Province were Automatic data processing machines: portable, weighing... ($15.3B), Electronic integrated circuits: memories ($11.2B), Telephones for cellular networks or for... ($9.67B), Electronic integrated circuits: processors and controllers,... ($8.58B), and Electronic integrated circuits: n.e.c. in heading... ($5.88B).

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Exports Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Exports Destination (Sep 2021 - Sep 2022)

Rapidly Declining Export Origins (Sep 2021 - Sep 2022)

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Top Origin (2021): Japan, $43.4B

Top Import (2021): Electronic integrated circuits: processors and controllers,..., $23.7B

In 2021 the top import origins of Shanghai Province were Japan ($43.4B), Germany ($30.8B), United States ($30.8B), Taiwan ($28.9B), and Australia ($24B).

In 2021 the top imports of Shanghai Province were Electronic integrated circuits: processors and controllers,... ($23.7B), Iron ore, concentrate, not iron pyrites,unagglomerate ($21.1B), Gold in unwrought forms non-monetary ($16.9B), Electronic integrated circuits: memories ($15.3B), and Medium Sized Cars ($9.39B).

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Imports Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Import Origins (Sep 2021 - Sep 2022)

Rapidly Declining Import Origins (Sep 2021 - Sep 2022)

Economic Complexity

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Economic Complexity of Shanghai Province

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Economic Complexity (2021): 0.38

Shanghai Province ranks 2nd out of the 31 provinces in China according to ECI.

The Economic Complexity Index, or ECI, is a measure of an economy’s capacity which can be inferred from data connecting locations to the activities that are present in them. For more info about Economic Complexity, visit the Economic Complexity page.

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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 Shanghai Province already has a comparative advantage, are led by Artificial Vegetation (0.54), Cutlery Sets (0.48), Cast or Rolled Glass (0.48), Glass with Edge Workings (0.47), and Umbrellas (0.45).

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of Shanghai Province according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Computers (0.91), Telephones (0.88), Copper Pipes (0.44), Cranes (-0.048), and Glycosides (-0.1). 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 Railway Cargo Containers (35.6), Balances (9.9), Glycosides (9.5), Other Vegetable Fibers Fabric (9.3), and Copper Pipes (9.1).

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 Shanghai 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  Shanghai Province. These are products that tend to be co-exported with the products that Shanghai 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. Bubble size corresponds to exports value by year 2020.