Los Angeles, Ca

District in California, State of United States

2019
Economic
Complexity
: 0.31, Rank 20 of 39

Jan 2021
Trade
Exports | Imports
: $8.36B | $25.7B, 6 of 43 | 1 of 42

Jan 2021
Country
Destination | Origin
: China | China , $1.97B  | $11.2B

Jan 2021
Product
Exports | Imports
: Integrated Circuits | Computers , $491M  | $1.79B

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

Exports: In 2020, United States' Los Angeles, Ca exported $107B, making it the 5th largest exporter out of the 43 exporters in United States. In 2020 the top exports of Los Angeles, Ca were Aircraft parts nes ($5.29B), Electronic integrated circuits: n.e.c. in heading... ($2.98B), Machines and apparatus of a kind... ($2.76B), Cotton, not carded or combed ($2.51B), and Communication apparatus (excluding telephone sets or... ($1.53B).

Imports: In 2020, United States' Los Angeles, Ca imported $298B, making it the 1st largest importer out of the 43 importers in United States. In 2020 top imports of Los Angeles, Ca were Automatic data processing machines: portable, weighing... ($13.8B), Made up articles (textile) nes, textile... ($8.98B), Medium Sized Cars ($7.96B), Communication apparatus (excluding telephone sets or... ($7.5B), and Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... ($6.23B).

Economic Complexity: In 2019, the highest complexity exports of Los Angeles, Ca according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Developed Exposed Photographic Material (2.81), Metalworking Transfer Machines (2.32), Disc Chemicals for Electronics (2.2), Photographic Chemicals (2.16), and Photographic Film (1.96). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

Comparison in Time

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This section shows the differences between Los Angeles, CA's total subnational aggregate trade throughout time. To explore the trade patterns of the country, visit United States's country profile.

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Yearly Exports

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Top Destination (2020): China, $23B

Top Product (2020): Aircraft parts nes, $5.29B

In 2020 the top export destinations of Los Angeles, Ca were China ($23B), Japan ($12.4B), South Korea ($9.96B), Australia ($6.93B), and Taiwan ($5.74B).

In 2020 the top exports of Los Angeles, Ca were Aircraft parts nes ($5.29B), Electronic integrated circuits: n.e.c. in heading... ($2.98B), Machines and apparatus of a kind... ($2.76B), Cotton, not carded or combed ($2.51B), and Communication apparatus (excluding telephone sets or... ($1.53B).

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, $135B

Top Import (2020): Automatic data processing machines: portable, weighing..., $13.8B

In 2020 the top import origins of Los Angeles, Ca were China ($135B), Vietnam ($26.1B), Japan ($21.4B), Taiwan ($15.5B), and South Korea ($15.4B).

In 2020 the top imports of Los Angeles, Ca were Automatic data processing machines: portable, weighing... ($13.8B), Made up articles (textile) nes, textile... ($8.98B), Medium Sized Cars ($7.96B), Communication apparatus (excluding telephone sets or... ($7.5B), and Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... ($6.23B).

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 United States

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Los Angeles, Ca ranks 20th out of the 43 districts in United States according to ECI.

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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 Los Angeles, Ca already has a comparative advantage, are led by Photo Lab Equipment (0.41), Photographic Plates (0.39), Epoxides (0.38), Fork-Lifts (0.37), and Gas Turbines (0.36).

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of Los Angeles, Ca according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Developed Exposed Photographic Material (2.81), Metalworking Transfer Machines (2.32), Disc Chemicals for Electronics (2.2), Photographic Chemicals (2.16), and Photographic Film (1.96). 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 Borates (39.7), Forage Crops (33.8), Raw Cotton (27.4), Other Nuts (18.6), and Aircraft Parts (15.6).

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 Los Angeles, Ca 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  Los Angeles, Ca. These are products that tend to be co-exported with the products that Los Angeles, Ca 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.