West Virginia

State in United States

Exports (2019): $5.9B, Rnk 39/53

Top Destination (2019): $1.52B, Canada

Top Export (2019): $2.24B, Bituminous coal, not agglomerated

Imports (2019): $3.51B, Rnk 47/53

Top Origin (2019): $1.14B, Canada

Top Import (2019): $209M, Turbo-jet engines of a thrust >...

Economic Complexity (2019): 0.45, Rnk 10 / 53

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

Exports: In 2019, United States' West Virginia exported $5.9B, making it the 39th largest exporter out of the 53 exporters in United States. In 2019 the top exports of West Virginia were Bituminous coal, not agglomerated ($2.24B), Engines, spark-ignition reciprocating, over 1000 cc ($633M), Polyamide-6, -11, -12, -6,6, -6,9, -6,10... ($198M), Aluminium alloy rectangular plate/sheet/strip,t >0.2m ($168M), and Aircraft parts nes ($158M).

Imports: In 2019, United States' West Virginia imported $3.51B, making it the 47th largest importer out of the 53 importers in United States. In 2019 top imports of West Virginia were Turbo-jet engines of a thrust >... ($209M), Parts of turbo-jet or turbo-propeller engines ($155M), Engines, diesel, for motor vehicles ($149M), Commodities not specified according to kind ($131M), and Motor vehicle parts nes ($127M).

Economic Complexity: In 2019, the highest complexity exports of West Virginia according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Metal Lathes (1.86), Silicone (1.81), Chemical Analysis Instruments (1.78), Polyamides (1.65), and Cast or Rolled Glass (1.58). 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): Canada, $1.52B

Top Product (2019): Bituminous coal, not agglomerated, $2.24B

In 2019 the top export destinations of West Virginia were Canada ($1.52B), Ukraine ($481M), Netherlands ($447M), India ($443M), and China ($373M).

In 2019 the top exports of West Virginia were Bituminous coal, not agglomerated ($2.24B), Engines, spark-ignition reciprocating, over 1000 cc ($633M), Polyamide-6, -11, -12, -6,6, -6,9, -6,10... ($198M), Aluminium alloy rectangular plate/sheet/strip,t >0.2m ($168M), and Aircraft parts nes ($158M).

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): Canada, $1.14B

Top Import (2019): Turbo-jet engines of a thrust >..., $209M

In 2019 the top import origins of West Virginia were Canada ($1.14B), Japan ($1.1B), Germany ($227M), China ($202M), and Mexico ($117M).

In 2019 the top imports of West Virginia were Turbo-jet engines of a thrust >... ($209M), Parts of turbo-jet or turbo-propeller engines ($155M), Engines, diesel, for motor vehicles ($149M), Commodities not specified according to kind ($131M), and Motor vehicle parts nes ($127M).

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 West Virginia throughout time.

This section shows forecasts for total exports and imports from West Virginia. 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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West Virginia ranks 10th out of the 53 states and territories 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 West Virginia already has a comparative advantage, are led by Photographic Plates (0.15), Nuclear Reactors (0.15), X-Ray Equipment (0.15), Blown Glass (0.14), and Petroleum Resins (0.14).

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of West Virginia according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Metal Lathes (1.86), Silicone (1.81), Chemical Analysis Instruments (1.78), Polyamides (1.65), and Cast or Rolled Glass (1.58). 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 Aldehydes (116), Nickel Sheets (77.4), Coal Briquettes (55.1), Polyamides (47.1), and Other Esters (46.9).

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