Alicante

Province in Comunidad Valenciana, Autonomous Community in Spain

Exports (2019): €5.32B, Rnk 18/52

Top Destination (2019): €736M, France

Top Export (2019): €398M, Footwear, sole rubber, plastics uppers of...

Imports (2019): €4.57B, Rnk 17/52

Top Origin (2019): €1.22B, China

Top Import (2019): €224M, Footwear, outer soles/uppers of rubber or...

Economic Complexity (2019): -0.39, Rnk 40 / 52

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

Exports: In 2019, Spain's Alicante exported €5.32B, making it the 18th largest exporter out of the 52 exporters in Spain. In 2019 the top exports of Alicante were Footwear, sole rubber, plastics uppers of... (€398M), Boots, sole rubber or plastic upper... (€230M), Almonds,fresh or dried, shelled (€178M), Fruit, edible: lemons (Citrus limon, Citrus... (€135M), and Commodities not specified according to kind (€135M).

Imports: In 2019, Spain's Alicante imported €4.57B, making it the 17th largest importer out of the 52 importers in Spain. In 2019 top imports of Alicante were Footwear, outer soles/uppers of rubber or... (€224M), Footwear,sole rubber/plastic,upper textile, not sport (€217M), Almonds,fresh or dried, shelled (€201M), Footwear, sole rubber, plastics uppers of... (€201M), and Tricycles, scooters, pedal cars and similar... (€150M).

Economic Complexity: In 2019, the highest complexity exports of Alicante according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Polyamides (1.65), Other Paper Machinery (1.38), Glues (1.12), Non-woven Textiles (1.05), and Rubber Sheets (0.98). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

Yearly Exports

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Top Destination (2019): France, €736M

Top Product (2019): Footwear, sole rubber, plastics uppers of..., €398M

In 2019 the top export destinations of Alicante were France (€736M), Germany (€608M), Italy (€516M), United States (€365M), and Portugal (€337M).

In 2019 the top exports of Alicante were Footwear, sole rubber, plastics uppers of... (€398M), Boots, sole rubber or plastic upper... (€230M), Almonds,fresh or dried, shelled (€178M), Fruit, edible: lemons (Citrus limon, Citrus... (€135M), and Commodities not specified according to kind (€135M).

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Export Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Exports Destination (August 2019 - August 2020)

Rapidly Declining Export Origins (August 2019 - August 2020)

Yearly Imports

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Top Origin (2019): China, €1.22B

Top Import (2019): Footwear, outer soles/uppers of rubber or..., €224M

In 2019 the top import origins of Alicante were China (€1.22B), Italy (€444M), Germany (€363M), United States (€262M), and United Kingdom (€226M).

In 2019 the top imports of Alicante were Footwear, outer soles/uppers of rubber or... (€224M), Footwear,sole rubber/plastic,upper textile, not sport (€217M), Almonds,fresh or dried, shelled (€201M), Footwear, sole rubber, plastics uppers of... (€201M), and Tricycles, scooters, pedal cars and similar... (€150M).

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Import Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Import Origins (August 2019 - August 2020)

Rapidly Declining Import Origins (August 2019 - August 2020)

Comparison in Time

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This section shows differences between total trade from Alicante throughout time.

This section shows forecasts for total exports and imports from Alicante. 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 Spain

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Alicante ranks 40th out of the 52 provinces in Spain according to ECI.

Estimated using exports data.

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Economic Complexity Ranking

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The economic complexity of a territory can change year to year. Alicante it is in position 40th 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 Alicante already has a comparative advantage, are led by Knit Men's Undergarments (0.28), Knit Women's Suits (0.28), Non-Retail Pure Cotton Yarn (0.28), Knit T-shirts (0.28), and Knit Sweaters (0.28).

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of Alicante according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Polyamides (1.65), Other Paper Machinery (1.38), Glues (1.12), Non-woven Textiles (1.05), and Rubber Sheets (0.98). 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 Leather of Other Animals (146), Legume Flours (135), Coated Textile Fabric (82.6), Roofing Tiles (74.6), and Marble, Travertine and Alabaster (53.6).

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