San Diego, Ca

District in California, State of United States

2019
Economic
Complexity
: 0.33, Rank 17 of 39

Jan 2021
Trade
Exports | Imports
: $2.26B | $3.68B, 17 of 43 | 18 of 42

Jan 2021
Country
Destination | Origin
: Mexico | Mexico , $1.89B  | $3.2B

Jan 2021
Product
Exports | Imports
: Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft | Video Displays , $337M  | $479M

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

Exports: In 2020, United States' San Diego, Ca exported $22.2B, making it the 19th largest exporter out of the 43 exporters in United States. In 2020 the top exports of San Diego, Ca were Electronic integrated circuits: processors and controllers,... ($524M), Instruments, appliances for medical, etc science,... ($515M), Parts and accessories of bodies nes... ($452M), Plastic articles nes ($414M), and Engines, spark-ignition reciprocating, over 1000 cc ($405M).

Imports: In 2020, United States' San Diego, Ca imported $46.2B, making it the 15th largest importer out of the 43 importers in United States. In 2020 top imports of San Diego, Ca were Reception apparatus for television, whether or... ($7.49B), Spark ignition engine trucks weighing <... ($3.47B), Commodities not specified according to kind ($2.11B), Instruments, appliances for medical, etc science,... ($1.91B), and Medium Sized Cars ($1.86B).

Economic Complexity: In 2019, the highest complexity exports of San Diego, Ca according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Photographic Chemicals (2.16), Other Esters (1.85), Silicone (1.83), Iron Fasteners (1.81), and Non-Mechanical Removal Machinery (1.78). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

Comparison in Time

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Yearly Exports

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Top Destination (2020): Mexico, $21.4B

Top Product (2020): Electronic integrated circuits: processors and controllers,..., $524M

In 2020 the top export destinations of San Diego, Ca were Mexico ($21.4B), Japan ($303M), Germany ($81.6M), Ecuador ($59M), and United Kingdom ($41.2M).

In 2020 the top exports of San Diego, Ca were Electronic integrated circuits: processors and controllers,... ($524M), Instruments, appliances for medical, etc science,... ($515M), Parts and accessories of bodies nes... ($452M), Plastic articles nes ($414M), and Engines, spark-ignition reciprocating, over 1000 cc ($405M).

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): Mexico, $39.8B

Top Import (2020): Reception apparatus for television, whether or..., $7.49B

In 2020 the top import origins of San Diego, Ca were Mexico ($39.8B), China ($1.23B), South Korea ($1.11B), Germany ($1.05B), and Slovakia ($456M).

In 2020 the top imports of San Diego, Ca were Reception apparatus for television, whether or... ($7.49B), Spark ignition engine trucks weighing <... ($3.47B), Commodities not specified according to kind ($2.11B), Instruments, appliances for medical, etc science,... ($1.91B), and Medium Sized Cars ($1.86B).

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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San Diego, Ca ranks 17th 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 San Diego, Ca already has a comparative advantage, are led by Developed Exposed Photographic Material (0.38), Navigation Equipment (0.37), Other Measuring Instruments (0.37), Engine Parts (0.37), and Laboratory Glassware (0.37).

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of San Diego, Ca according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Photographic Chemicals (2.16), Other Esters (1.85), Silicone (1.83), Iron Fasteners (1.81), and Non-Mechanical Removal Machinery (1.78). 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 Soups and Broths (41.4), Corrugated Paper (28.5), Potato Flours (25.2), Shaped Wood (18.3), and Tungsten (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 San Diego, 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  San Diego, Ca. These are products that tend to be co-exported with the products that San Diego, 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.