Yunnan Province

Province in China

2019
Economic
Complexity
: -0.054, Rank 28 of 31

Dec 2020
Trade
Exports | Imports
: $3.83B | $1.93B, 19 of 31 | 19 of 31

Dec 2020
Country
Destination | Origin
: Myanmar | Myanmar , $762M  | $525M

Dec 2020
Product
Exports | Imports
: Commodities not elsewhere specified | Copper Ore , $549M  | $483M

Overview: This page contains the latest international trade data for Yunnan Province, including export and import data.

Exports: In 2020, China's Yunnan Province exported $20.6B, making it the 20th largest exporter out of the 31 exporters in China. In 2020 the top exports of Yunnan Province were Commodities not specified according to kind ($1.8B), Telephones for cellular networks or for... ($991M), Diammonium phosphate, in packs >10 kg ($716M), Fruit, edible; mandarins (including tangerines and... ($696M), and Tricycles, scooters, pedal cars and similar... ($641M).

Imports: In 2020, China's Yunnan Province imported $15.9B, making it the 20th largest importer out of the 31 importers in China. In 2020 top imports of Yunnan Province were Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... ($3.49B), Commodities not specified according to kind ($2.52B), Copper ores and concentrates ($2.29B), Natural gas in gaseous state ($1.31B), and Telephone sets and other apparatus for... ($715M).

Economic Complexity: In 2019, the highest complexity exports of Yunnan Province according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Mirrors and Lenses (1.43), Other Organo-Inorganic Compounds (1.4), Iron Chains (1.4), Conveyor Belt Textiles (1.32), and Office Machine Parts (1.31). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

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Yearly Exports

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Top Destination (2020): Vietnam, $3.84B

Top Product (2020): Commodities not specified according to kind, $1.8B

In 2020 the top export destinations of Yunnan Province were Vietnam ($3.84B), Myanmar ($3.74B), United States ($2.3B), Hong Kong ($1.07B), and Thailand ($1.04B).

In 2020 the top exports of Yunnan Province were Commodities not specified according to kind ($1.8B), Telephones for cellular networks or for... ($991M), Diammonium phosphate, in packs >10 kg ($716M), Fruit, edible; mandarins (including tangerines and... ($696M), and Tricycles, scooters, pedal cars and similar... ($641M).

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Exports Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Exports Destination (Dec 2019 - Dec 2020)

Rapidly Declining Export Origins (Dec 2019 - Dec 2020)

Yearly Imports

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Top Origin (2020): Myanmar, $4.1B

Top Import (2020): Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,..., $3.49B

In 2020 the top import origins of Yunnan Province were Myanmar ($4.1B), Saudi Arabia ($1.63B), Vietnam ($1.25B), Taiwan ($1B), and Laos ($875M).

In 2020 the top imports of Yunnan Province were Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... ($3.49B), Commodities not specified according to kind ($2.52B), Copper ores and concentrates ($2.29B), Natural gas in gaseous state ($1.31B), and Telephone sets and other apparatus for... ($715M).

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Imports Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Import Origins (Dec 2019 - Dec 2020)

Rapidly Declining Import Origins (Dec 2019 - Dec 2020)

Economic Complexity

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Economic Complexity of China

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Yunnan Province ranks 28th out of the 31 provinces in China according to ECI.

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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 Yunnan Province already has a comparative advantage, are led by Fake Hair (0.26), Umbrellas (0.26), Gum Coated Textile Fabric (0.26), Barium Sulphate (0.25), and Heavy Mixed Woven Cotton (0.25).

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of Yunnan Province according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Mirrors and Lenses (1.43), Other Organo-Inorganic Compounds (1.4), Iron Chains (1.4), Conveyor Belt Textiles (1.32), and Office Machine Parts (1.31). 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 Phosphatic Fertilizers (193), Cabbages (115), Mixed Mineral or Chemical Fertilizers (73.6), Grapes (68.7), and Apples and Pears (68.4).

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