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

Exports: In 2020, United States' Idaho exported $3.4B, making it the 44th largest exporter out of the 53 exporters in United States. In 2020 the top exports of Idaho were Photosensitive/photovoltaic/LED semiconductor devices ($265M), Articles of, or clad with, precious... ($205M), Photographic plates and film; exposed and... ($185M), Silver semi-manufactured including gold/platinum plat ($143M), and Parts & accessories, electrical measuring instruments ($137M).

Imports: In 2020, United States' Idaho imported $5.5B, making it the 40th largest importer out of the 53 importers in United States. In 2020 top imports of Idaho were Parts and accessories of data processing... ($1.48B), Electronic integrated circuits: memories ($512M), Semiconductor media: solid-state non-volatile storage devices,... ($476M), Commodities not specified according to kind ($277M), and Articles of, or clad with, precious... ($166M).

Economic Complexity: In 2019, the highest complexity exports of Idaho according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Developed Exposed Photographic Material (2.81), Silicone (1.83), Oscilloscopes (1.77), Blank Audio Media (1.74), and X-Ray Equipment (1.53). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

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EXPORT GROWTH (May 2020 - May 2021): $72.4M, (28.5%)

IMPORT GROWTH (May 2020 - May 2021): $39.4M, (6.63%)

This section shows exports and imports data at subnational level for Idaho. Click any date in the line plot, any subnational region in the geomap, or any product, destination or origin country to explore the exports or imports behavior of Idaho over time.

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Historical Data

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Yearly Exports

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Top Destination (2020): Canada, $1.18B

Top Product (2020): Photosensitive/photovoltaic/LED semiconductor devices, $265M

In 2020 the top export destinations of Idaho were Canada ($1.18B), Taiwan ($414M), Singapore ($332M), Mexico ($224M), and Japan ($201M).

In 2020 the top exports of Idaho were Photosensitive/photovoltaic/LED semiconductor devices ($265M), Articles of, or clad with, precious... ($205M), Photographic plates and film; exposed and... ($185M), Silver semi-manufactured including gold/platinum plat ($143M), and Parts & accessories, electrical measuring instruments ($137M).

Exports Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Exports Destination (May 2020 - May 2021)

Rapidly Declining Export Origins (May 2020 - May 2021)

Yearly Imports

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Top Origin (2020): Canada, $1.2B

Top Import (2020): Parts and accessories of data processing..., $1.48B

In 2020 the top import origins of Idaho were Canada ($1.2B), Taiwan ($1.15B), Malaysia ($750M), Singapore ($695M), and China ($531M).

In 2020 the top imports of Idaho were Parts and accessories of data processing... ($1.48B), Electronic integrated circuits: memories ($512M), Semiconductor media: solid-state non-volatile storage devices,... ($476M), Commodities not specified according to kind ($277M), and Articles of, or clad with, precious... ($166M).

Imports Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Import Origins (May 2020 - May 2021)

Rapidly Declining Import Origins (May 2020 - May 2021)

Economic Complexity

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Economic Complexity of United States

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Economic Complexity (2020): 0.014

Idaho ranks 44th out of the 53 states and territories in United States according to ECI.

The Economic Complexity Index, or ECI, is a measure of an economy’s capacity which can be inferred from data connecting locations to the activities that are present in them. For more info about Economic Complexity, visit the Economic Complexity page.

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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 Idaho already has a comparative advantage, are led by Bovine Meat (0.16), Soybeans (0.16), Casein (0.16), Orthopedic Appliances (0.16), and Other Prepared Meat (0.16).

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of Idaho according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Developed Exposed Photographic Material (2.81), Silicone (1.83), Oscilloscopes (1.77), Blank Audio Media (1.74), and X-Ray Equipment (1.53). 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 Developed Exposed Photographic Material (616), Other Precious Metal Products (337), Potato Flours (316), Water Soluble Proteins (126), and Malt (91.2).

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 Idaho 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  Idaho. These are products that tend to be co-exported with the products that Idaho 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.