Washington, Dc

District in District of Columbia, State of United States

2019
Economic
Complexity
: 0.61, Rank 6 of 39

Jan 2021
Trade
Exports | Imports
: $413M | $728M, 32 of 43 | 36 of 42

Jan 2021
Country
Destination | Origin
: Netherlands | Belgium , $55.7M  | $323M

Jan 2021
Product
Exports | Imports
: Aircraft Parts | Blood, antisera, vaccines, toxins and cultures , $83.5M  | $191M

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

Exports: In 2020, United States' Washington, Dc exported $4.53B, making it the 33rd largest exporter out of the 43 exporters in United States. In 2020 the top exports of Washington, Dc were Aircraft parts nes ($960M), Composite diagnostic or laboratory reagents, nes ($222M), Commodities not specified according to kind ($168M), Blood, human or animal, antisera, other... ($133M), and Spacecraft: (including satellites) and suborbital and... ($106M).

Imports: In 2020, United States' Washington, Dc imported $8.42B, making it the 35th largest importer out of the 43 importers in United States. In 2020 top imports of Washington, Dc were Vaccines, human use ($2.84B), Medicaments nes, in dosage ($1.49B), Nucleic acids and their salts, other... ($572M), Blood, human or animal, antisera, other... ($381M), and Commodities not specified according to kind ($292M).

Economic Complexity: In 2019, the highest complexity exports of Washington, Dc according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Other Measuring Instruments (1.86), Oscilloscopes (1.77), Non-optical Microscopes (1.71), Chemical Analysis Instruments (1.7), and LCDs (1.7). 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): United Kingdom, $763M

Top Product (2020): Aircraft parts nes, $960M

In 2020 the top export destinations of Washington, Dc were United Kingdom ($763M), France ($500M), Netherlands ($440M), Germany ($394M), and Belgium ($309M).

In 2020 the top exports of Washington, Dc were Aircraft parts nes ($960M), Composite diagnostic or laboratory reagents, nes ($222M), Commodities not specified according to kind ($168M), Blood, human or animal, antisera, other... ($133M), and Spacecraft: (including satellites) and suborbital and... ($106M).

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): Belgium, $3.95B

Top Import (2020): Vaccines, human use, $2.84B

In 2020 the top import origins of Washington, Dc were Belgium ($3.95B), United Kingdom ($772M), Germany ($742M), Ireland ($367M), and Switzerland ($342M).

In 2020 the top imports of Washington, Dc were Vaccines, human use ($2.84B), Medicaments nes, in dosage ($1.49B), Nucleic acids and their salts, other... ($572M), Blood, human or animal, antisera, other... ($381M), and Commodities not specified according to kind ($292M).

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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Washington, Dc ranks 6th 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 Washington, Dc already has a comparative advantage, are led by Developed Exposed Photographic Material (0.21), Phenol Derivatives (0.21), Photo Lab Equipment (0.21), Silicone (0.2), and Nitrogen Heterocyclic Compounds (0.2).

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of Washington, Dc according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Other Measuring Instruments (1.86), Oscilloscopes (1.77), Non-optical Microscopes (1.71), Chemical Analysis Instruments (1.7), and LCDs (1.7). 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 Aircraft Parts (68.3), Military Weapons (42.4), Cathode Tubes (30), Micro-Organism Culture Preparations (27.3), and Lighters (22).

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 Washington, Dc 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  Washington, Dc. These are products that tend to be co-exported with the products that Washington, Dc 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.