Mobile, Al

District in Alabama, State of United States

2019
Economic
Complexity
: 0.23, Rank 29 of 39

Jan 2021
Trade
Exports | Imports
: $711M | $2.04B, 29 of 43 | 24 of 42

Jan 2021
Country
Destination | Origin
: China | China , $103M  | $298M

Jan 2021
Product
Exports | Imports
: Refined Petroleum | Crude Petroleum , $198M  | $261M

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

Exports: In 2020, United States' Mobile, Al exported $7.52B, making it the 30th largest exporter out of the 43 exporters in United States. In 2020 the top exports of Mobile, Al were Light petroleum distillates nes ($1.73B), Chem wood pulp, soda or sulphate,... ($549M), Petroleum spirit for motor vehicles ($507M), Polyamide-6, -11, -12, -6,6, -6,9, -6,10... ($414M), and Soya beans: other than seed, whether... ($303M).

Imports: In 2020, United States' Mobile, Al imported $20.3B, making it the 26th largest importer out of the 43 importers in United States. In 2020 top imports of Mobile, Al were Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... ($2.19B), Aircraft parts nes ($1.09B), Light petroleum distillates nes ($1.04B), Engines, spark-ignition reciprocating, over 1000 cc ($792M), and Semi-finished bars, iron or non-alloy steel... ($678M).

Economic Complexity: In 2019, the highest complexity exports of Mobile, Al according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Other Esters (1.85), Rubberworking Machinery (1.72), Chemical Analysis Instruments (1.7), Phosphoric Esters and Salts (1.59), and Other Organo-Inorganic Compounds (1.56). 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): China, $1.14B

Top Product (2020): Light petroleum distillates nes, $1.73B

In 2020 the top export destinations of Mobile, Al were China ($1.14B), Honduras ($638M), Mexico ($591M), Panama ($540M), and Guatemala ($455M).

In 2020 the top exports of Mobile, Al were Light petroleum distillates nes ($1.73B), Chem wood pulp, soda or sulphate,... ($549M), Petroleum spirit for motor vehicles ($507M), Polyamide-6, -11, -12, -6,6, -6,9, -6,10... ($414M), and Soya beans: other than seed, whether... ($303M).

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, $3.18B

Top Import (2020): Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,..., $2.19B

In 2020 the top import origins of Mobile, Al were Germany ($3.18B), China ($2.97B), South Korea ($2.05B), Mexico ($2.03B), and Brazil ($1.12B).

In 2020 the top imports of Mobile, Al were Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... ($2.19B), Aircraft parts nes ($1.09B), Light petroleum distillates nes ($1.04B), Engines, spark-ignition reciprocating, over 1000 cc ($792M), and Semi-finished bars, iron or non-alloy steel... ($678M).

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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Mobile, Al ranks 29th 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 Mobile, Al already has a comparative advantage, are led by Epoxides (0.14), X-Ray Equipment (0.14), Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft (0.14), Photographic Film (0.14), and Photographic Plates (0.14).

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of Mobile, Al according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Other Esters (1.85), Rubberworking Machinery (1.72), Chemical Analysis Instruments (1.7), Phosphoric Esters and Salts (1.59), and Other Organo-Inorganic Compounds (1.56). 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 Polyamides (77.5), Dissolving Grades Chemical Woodpulp (43), Non-Retail Synthetic Staple Fibers Yarn (38.8), Unprocessed Artificial Staple Fibers (35), and Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp (30.9).

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 Mobile, Al 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  Mobile, Al. These are products that tend to be co-exported with the products that Mobile, Al 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.