Overview This page contains the latest international trade data for Tarragona. In October 2022 Tarragona was the number 9 in total exports and the number 4 in total imports in Spain.

Exports In 2021, Spain's Tarragona exported €9.87B, making it the 9th largest exporter out of the 52 exporters in Spain. In 2021 the top exports of Tarragona were Other games: video game consoles and... (€653M), Light petroleum distillates nes (€548M), Polypropylene (€466M), Propylene copolymers (€406M), and Polyethylene (specific gravity < 0.94) (€321M).

Imports In 2021, Spain's Tarragona imported €14.3B, making it the 4th largest importer out of the 52 importers in Spain. In 2021 top imports of Tarragona were Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... (€4.07B), Maize except seed corn (€417M), Spark-ignition non chargeable Cars (€402M), Other games: video game consoles and... (€286M), and Petroleum spirit for motor vehicles (€282M).

Economic Complexity In 2020, the highest complexity exports of Tarragona according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Video and Card Games (0.74), Lighters (0.2), Propylene Polymers (0.12), Asphalt Mixtures (-0.39), and Recovered Paper Pulp (-0.41). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

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Top Destination (2021): France, €2.34B

Top Product (2021): Other games: video game consoles and..., €653M

In 2021 the top export destinations of Tarragona were France (€2.34B), Italy (€1.45B), Germany (€924M), Portugal (€767M), and Belgium (€450M).

In 2021 the top exports of Tarragona were Other games: video game consoles and... (€653M), Light petroleum distillates nes (€548M), Polypropylene (€466M), Propylene copolymers (€406M), and Polyethylene (specific gravity < 0.94) (€321M).

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Exports Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Exports Destination (Oct 2021 - Oct 2022)

Rapidly Declining Export Origins (Oct 2021 - Oct 2022)

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Top Origin (2021): Germany, €1.74B

Top Import (2021): Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,..., €4.07B

In 2021 the top import origins of Tarragona were Germany (€1.74B), Libya (€1.06B), France (€875M), Algeria (€839M), and Italy (€830M).

In 2021 the top imports of Tarragona were Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... (€4.07B), Maize except seed corn (€417M), Spark-ignition non chargeable Cars (€402M), Other games: video game consoles and... (€286M), and Petroleum spirit for motor vehicles (€282M).

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Imports Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Import Origins (Oct 2021 - Oct 2022)

Rapidly Declining Import Origins (Oct 2021 - Oct 2022)

Economic Complexity

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Economic Complexity of Tarragona

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Economic Complexity (2021): -0.2

Tarragona ranks 25th 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.

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. Tarragona it is in position 25th 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 Knit Men's Shirts (0.23), Knit Women's Shirts (0.23), Knit Men's Suits (0.23), Other Knit Garments (0.22), and Packing Bags (0.22).

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of Tarragona according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Video and Card Games (0.74), Lighters (0.2), Propylene Polymers (0.12), Asphalt Mixtures (-0.39), and Recovered Paper Pulp (-0.41). 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 Prepared Cereals (58.4), Recovered Paper Pulp (49.9), Lighters (48.3), Jams (46.1), and Composite Paper (42.1).

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. Bubble size corresponds to exports value by year 2020.