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

Exports In 2020, Russia's St. Petersburg exported $19.8B, making it the 2nd largest exporter out of the 85 exporters in Russia. In 2020 the top exports of St. Petersburg were Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... ($5.34B), Light petroleum distillates nes ($4.34B), Petroleum spirit for motor vehicles ($1.43B), Gold in unwrought forms non-monetary ($1.42B), and Commodities not specified according to kind ($1.39B).

Imports In 2020, Russia's St. Petersburg imported $20.2B, making it the 3rd largest importer out of the 85 importers in Russia. In 2020 top imports of St. Petersburg were Commodities not specified according to kind ($999M), Engines, spark-ignition reciprocating, over 1000 cc ($430M), Parts and accessories of bodies nes... ($351M), Transmissions for motor vehicles ($338M), and Fruit, edible: bananas, other than plantains,... ($299M).

Economic Complexity In 2020, the highest complexity exports of St. Petersburg according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Newsprint (1.13), Vehicle Bodies (0.91), Cathode Tubes (0.67), Stone Processing Machines (0.57), and Steam Turbines (0.42). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

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Top Destination (2020): Netherlands, $3.11B

Top Product (2020): Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,..., $5.34B

In 2020 the top export destinations of St. Petersburg were Netherlands ($3.11B), United Kingdom ($2.1B), United States ($1.83B), China ($1.71B), and Germany ($1.65B).

In 2020 the top exports of St. Petersburg were Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... ($5.34B), Light petroleum distillates nes ($4.34B), Petroleum spirit for motor vehicles ($1.43B), Gold in unwrought forms non-monetary ($1.42B), and Commodities not specified according to kind ($1.39B).

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Exports Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Exports Destination (Jun 2020 - Jun 2021)

Rapidly Declining Export Origins (Jun 2020 - Jun 2021)

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Top Origin (2020): China, $4.55B

Top Import (2020): Commodities not specified according to kind, $999M

In 2020 the top import origins of St. Petersburg were China ($4.55B), Germany ($1.74B), South Korea ($1.29B), United States ($1.24B), and Japan ($1.02B).

In 2020 the top imports of St. Petersburg were Commodities not specified according to kind ($999M), Engines, spark-ignition reciprocating, over 1000 cc ($430M), Parts and accessories of bodies nes... ($351M), Transmissions for motor vehicles ($338M), and Fruit, edible: bananas, other than plantains,... ($299M).

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Imports Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Import Origins (Jun 2020 - Jun 2021)

Rapidly Declining Import Origins (Jun 2020 - Jun 2021)

Economic Complexity

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Economic Complexity of Russia

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Economic Complexity (2020): -0.37

St. Petersburg ranks 37th out of the 85 districts in Russia 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. St. Petersburg it is in position 37th 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 St. Petersburg already has a comparative advantage, are led by Ammonia (0.11), Petroleum Gas (0.11), Nitrogenous Fertilizers (0.1), Other Vegetable Residues (0.1), and Bran (0.1).

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of St. Petersburg according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Newsprint (1.13), Vehicle Bodies (0.91), Cathode Tubes (0.67), Stone Processing Machines (0.57), and Steam Turbines (0.42). 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 Sulphur (22.8), Newsprint (18.0), Copper Powder (17.5), Wadding (14.1), and Seed Oils (13.8).

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