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

Exports: In 2020, Spain's Alava exported €6.15B, making it the 14th largest exporter out of the 52 exporters in Spain. In 2020 the top exports of Alava were Medium Diesel Engine Cars (€1.48B), Diesel powered trucks weighing < 5... (€1.02B), Spark ignition engine trucks weighing <... (€351M), Pneumatic tyres new of rubber for... (€220M), and Grape wines nes, fortified wine or... (€185M).

Imports: In 2020, Spain's Alava imported €3.74B, making it the 18th largest importer out of the 52 importers in Spain. In 2020 top imports of Alava were Engines, diesel, for motor vehicles (€434M), Transmissions for motor vehicles (€170M), Motor vehicle parts nes (€143M), Engines, spark-ignition reciprocating, over 1000 cc (€111M), and Ignition/other wiring sets for vehicles/aircraft/ship (€78M).

Economic Complexity: In 2019, the highest complexity exports of Alava according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Metalworking Transfer Machines (2.32), Metal Molds (1.52), Wrenches (1.37), Milling Stones (1.35), and Nucleic Acids (1.27). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

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EXPORT GROWTH (April 2020 - April 2021): €413M, (250%)

IMPORT GROWTH (April 2020 - April 2021): €192M, (130%)

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Historical Data

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Yearly Exports

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Top Destination (2020): Germany, €1.95B

Top Product (2020): Medium Diesel Engine Cars, €1.48B

In 2020 the top export destinations of Alava were Germany (€1.95B), France (€914M), United States (€333M), United Kingdom (€328M), and Italy (€240M).

In 2020 the top exports of Alava were Medium Diesel Engine Cars (€1.48B), Diesel powered trucks weighing < 5... (€1.02B), Spark ignition engine trucks weighing <... (€351M), Pneumatic tyres new of rubber for... (€220M), and Grape wines nes, fortified wine or... (€185M).

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Exports Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Exports Destination (Apr 2020 - Apr 2021)

Rapidly Declining Export Origins (Apr 2020 - Apr 2021)

Yearly Imports

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Top Origin (2020): Germany, €1.22B

Top Import (2020): Engines, diesel, for motor vehicles, €434M

In 2020 the top import origins of Alava were Germany (€1.22B), France (€481M), Italy (€213M), China (€202M), and Poland (€172M).

In 2020 the top imports of Alava were Engines, diesel, for motor vehicles (€434M), Transmissions for motor vehicles (€170M), Motor vehicle parts nes (€143M), Engines, spark-ignition reciprocating, over 1000 cc (€111M), and Ignition/other wiring sets for vehicles/aircraft/ship (€78M).

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Imports Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Import Origins (Apr 2020 - Apr 2021)

Rapidly Declining Import Origins (Apr 2020 - Apr 2021)

Economic Complexity

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Economic Complexity of Spain

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Economic Complexity (2020): 0.39

Alava ranks 2nd out of the 52 provinces in Spain 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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Economic Complexity Ranking

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The economic complexity of a territory can change year to year. Alava it is in position 2nd 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 Alava already has a comparative advantage, are led by Electric Soldering Equipment (0.15), Interchangeable Tool Parts (0.15), Papermaking Machines (0.15), Rubberworking Machinery (0.15), and Padlocks (0.15).

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of Alava according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Metalworking Transfer Machines (2.32), Metal Molds (1.52), Wrenches (1.37), Milling Stones (1.35), and Nucleic Acids (1.27). 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 Legume Flours (51.3), Stainless Steel Ingots (45.3), Iron Railway Products (31.9), Delivery Trucks (29.4), and Metal Stoppers (28.2).

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