Málaga

Province in Andalusia, Autonomous Community in Spain

2019
Economic
Complexity
: -0.59, Rank 47 of 49

Jan 2021
Trade
Exports | Imports
: €181M | €149M, 25 of 53 | 27 of 53

Jan 2021
Country
Destination | Origin
: France | China , €33.2M  | €28.2M

Jan 2021
Product
Exports | Imports
: Tropical Fruits | Tropical Fruits , €34.2M  | €20.4M

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

Exports: In 2020, Spain's Málaga exported €2.29B, making it the 24th largest exporter out of the 52 exporters in Spain. In 2020 the top exports of Málaga were Avocados, fresh or dried (€292M), Olive oil, virgin (€263M), Swine cuts, frozen nes (€104M), Commodities not specified according to kind (€91.2M), and Automatic regulating/controlling equipment nes (€71.8M).

Imports: In 2020, Spain's Málaga imported €2.26B, making it the 23rd largest importer out of the 52 importers in Spain. In 2020 top imports of Málaga were Avocados, fresh or dried (€248M), Micro Cars (€63.9M), Fish: fresh or chilled, Atlantic salmon... (€56.5M), Soya-bean oil-cake and other solid residues (€53.6M), and Telephones for cellular networks or for... (€53.4M).

Economic Complexity: In 2019, the highest complexity exports of Málaga according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Other Heating Machinery (1.27), Thermostats (1.21), Lifting Machinery (1.08), Non-woven Textiles (1.04), and Electrical Capacitors (0.96). 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): France, €416M

Top Product (2020): Avocados, fresh or dried, €292M

In 2020 the top export destinations of Málaga were France (€416M), Italy (€244M), United States (€225M), Germany (€198M), and China (€197M).

In 2020 the top exports of Málaga were Avocados, fresh or dried (€292M), Olive oil, virgin (€263M), Swine cuts, frozen nes (€104M), Commodities not specified according to kind (€91.2M), and Automatic regulating/controlling equipment nes (€71.8M).

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Exports Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Exports Destination (Jan 2020 - Jan 2021)

Rapidly Declining Export Origins (Jan 2020 - Jan 2021)

Yearly Imports

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Top Origin (2020): China, €371M

Top Import (2020): Avocados, fresh or dried, €248M

In 2020 the top import origins of Málaga were China (€371M), Morocco (€220M), Italy (€140M), France (€134M), and Peru (€128M).

In 2020 the top imports of Málaga were Avocados, fresh or dried (€248M), Micro Cars (€63.9M), Fish: fresh or chilled, Atlantic salmon... (€56.5M), Soya-bean oil-cake and other solid residues (€53.6M), and Telephones for cellular networks or for... (€53.4M).

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Imports Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Import Origins (Jan 2020 - Jan 2021)

Rapidly Declining Import Origins (Jan 2020 - Jan 2021)

Economic Complexity

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Economic Complexity of Spain

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Málaga ranks 47th out of the 52 provinces in Spain according to ECI.

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Economic Complexity Ranking

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The economic complexity of a territory can change year to year. Málaga it is in position 47th 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 Málaga already has a comparative advantage, are led by Knit Men's Undergarments (0.21), Knit Men's Coats (0.2), Non-Knit Women's Undergarments (0.2), Packing Bags (0.2), and Perfume Plants (0.19).

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of Málaga according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Other Heating Machinery (1.27), Thermostats (1.21), Lifting Machinery (1.08), Non-woven Textiles (1.04), and Electrical Capacitors (0.96). 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 Pure Olive Oil (334), Preserved Vegetables (292), Tropical Fruits (183), Dolomite (68.9), and Olive Oil (68.5).

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