Tarragona

Province in Catalonia, Autonomous Community in Spain

2019
Economic
Complexity
: -0.18, Rank 19 of 49

Jan 2021
Trade
Exports | Imports
: €629M | €884M, 11 of 53 | 4 of 53

Jan 2021
Country
Destination | Origin
: France | Germany , €133M  | €116M

Jan 2021
Product
Exports | Imports
: Propylene Polymers | Crude Petroleum , €54.3M  | €189M

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

Exports: In 2020, Spain's Tarragona exported €7.62B, making it the 10th largest exporter out of the 52 exporters in Spain. In 2020 the top exports of Tarragona were Games: video game consoles and machines,... (€658M), Light petroleum distillates nes (€378M), Electrical switch, protector, connecter for <... (€347M), Polypropylene in primary forms (€302M), and Perfumes and toilet waters (€239M).

Imports: In 2020, Spain's Tarragona imported €10.9B, making it the 4th largest importer out of the 52 importers in Spain. In 2020 top imports of Tarragona were Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... (€2.17B), Maize except seed corn (€366M), Ignition/other wiring sets for vehicles/aircraft/ship (€311M), Soya-bean oil-cake and other solid residues (€297M), and Propane, liquefied (€274M).

Economic Complexity: In 2019, the highest complexity exports of Tarragona according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Other Nitrogen Compounds (1.44), Acrylic Polymers (1.41), Other Heating Machinery (1.27), Amino-resins (1.25), and Hydrazine or Hydroxylamine Derivatives (1.12). 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, €1.81B

Top Product (2020): Games: video game consoles and machines,..., €658M

In 2020 the top export destinations of Tarragona were France (€1.81B), Italy (€975M), Germany (€667M), Portugal (€662M), and United Kingdom (€421M).

In 2020 the top exports of Tarragona were Games: video game consoles and machines,... (€658M), Light petroleum distillates nes (€378M), Electrical switch, protector, connecter for <... (€347M), Polypropylene in primary forms (€302M), and Perfumes and toilet waters (€239M).

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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): Germany, €1.27B

Top Import (2020): Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,..., €2.17B

In 2020 the top import origins of Tarragona were Germany (€1.27B), France (€744M), Italy (€663M), South Korea (€621M), and Morocco (€614M).

In 2020 the top imports of Tarragona were Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... (€2.17B), Maize except seed corn (€366M), Ignition/other wiring sets for vehicles/aircraft/ship (€311M), Soya-bean oil-cake and other solid residues (€297M), and Propane, liquefied (€274M).

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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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Tarragona ranks 19th 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. Tarragona it is in position 19th 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 Tarragona already has a comparative advantage, are led by Tropical Fruits (0.21), Other Fruits (0.2), Wheat Flours (0.2), Tomatoes (0.2), and Knit Men's Shirts (0.2).

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of Tarragona according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Other Nitrogen Compounds (1.44), Acrylic Polymers (1.41), Other Heating Machinery (1.27), Amino-resins (1.25), and Hydrazine or Hydroxylamine Derivatives (1.12). 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 (83.8), Jams (78.4), Prepared Cereals (57.3), Lighters (50.9), and Recovered Paper Pulp (47.3).

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