Los Angeles, Ca

District in California, state of United States

Exports (2019): $122B, Rnk 5/43

Top Destination (2019): $22.1B, China

Top Export (2019): $9.26B, Aircraft parts nes

Imports (2019): $306B, Rnk 1/43

Top Origin (2019): $133B, China

Top Import (2019): $12B, Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,...

Economic Complexity (2019): 0.28, Rnk 22 / 43

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

Exports: In 2019, United States' Los Angeles, Ca exported $122B, making it the 5th largest exporter out of the 43 exporters in United States. In 2019 the top exports of Los Angeles, Ca were Aircraft parts nes ($9.26B), Diamonds (jewellery) worked but not mounted... ($4.32B), Cotton, not carded or combed ($2.76B), Electronic integrated circuits: n.e.c. in heading... ($2.2B), and Electronic integrated circuits: processors and controllers,... ($1.82B).

Imports: In 2019, United States' Los Angeles, Ca imported $306B, making it the 1st largest importer out of the 43 importers in United States. In 2019 top imports of Los Angeles, Ca were Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... ($12B), Automatic data processing machines: portable, weighing... ($11.3B), Medium Sized Cars ($10.9B), Communication apparatus (excluding telephone sets or... ($7.44B), and Telephones for cellular networks or for... ($6.54B).

Economic Complexity: In 2019, the highest complexity exports of Los Angeles, Ca according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Developed Exposed Photographic Material (2.52), Metalworking Transfer Machines (2.43), Disc Chemicals for Electronics (2.25), Photographic Chemicals (2.17), and Photographic Film (1.89). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

Yearly Exports

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Top Destination (2019): China, $22.1B

Top Product (2019): Aircraft parts nes, $9.26B

In 2019 the top export destinations of Los Angeles, Ca were China ($22.1B), Japan ($16.3B), South Korea ($10.8B), Hong Kong ($7.7B), and Australia ($7.2B).

In 2019 the top exports of Los Angeles, Ca were Aircraft parts nes ($9.26B), Diamonds (jewellery) worked but not mounted... ($4.32B), Cotton, not carded or combed ($2.76B), Electronic integrated circuits: n.e.c. in heading... ($2.2B), and Electronic integrated circuits: processors and controllers,... ($1.82B).

Export Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Exports Destination (July 2019 - July 2020)

Rapidly Declining Export Origins (July 2019 - July 2020)

Yearly Imports

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Top Origin (2019): China, $133B

Top Import (2019): Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,..., $12B

In 2019 the top import origins of Los Angeles, Ca were China ($133B), Japan ($25.7B), Vietnam ($21.7B), South Korea ($14.4B), and Taiwan ($12.7B).

In 2019 the top imports of Los Angeles, Ca were Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... ($12B), Automatic data processing machines: portable, weighing... ($11.3B), Medium Sized Cars ($10.9B), Communication apparatus (excluding telephone sets or... ($7.44B), and Telephones for cellular networks or for... ($6.54B).

Import Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Import Origins (July 2019 - July 2020)

Rapidly Declining Import Origins (July 2019 - July 2020)

Comparison in Time

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This section shows differences between total trade from Los Angeles, CA throughout time.

This section shows forecasts for total exports and imports from Los Angeles, CA. The forecast is based in a Long Short-Term Memory Model constructed using monthly trade data.

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Economic Complexity

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Economic Complexity of United States

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Los Angeles, Ca ranks 22nd out of the 43 districts in United States according to ECI.

Estimated using exports data.

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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), Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft (0.38), Fork-Lifts (0.37), and Epoxides (0.37).

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 (2.52), Metalworking Transfer Machines (2.43), Disc Chemicals for Electronics (2.25), Photographic Chemicals (2.17), and Photographic Film (1.89). 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 (40.2), Forage Crops (35), Raw Cotton (29.3), Equine and Bovine Hides (29.1), and Other Nuts (18.6).

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.