Shanghai Province

Province in China

2019
Economic
Complexity
: 0.4, Rank 1 of 31

Dec 2020
Trade
Exports | Imports
: $19.2B | $31.2B, 5 of 31 | 2 of 31

Dec 2020
Country
Destination | Origin
: United States | Japan , $3.63B  | $3.86B

Dec 2020
Product
Exports | Imports
: Computers | Integrated Circuits , $2.65B  | $4.11B

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

Exports: In 2020, China's Shanghai Province exported $165B, making it the 5th largest exporter out of the 31 exporters in China. In 2020 the top exports of Shanghai Province were Automatic data processing machines: portable, weighing... ($11.9B), Telephones for cellular networks or for... ($10.8B), Electronic integrated circuits: memories ($6.51B), Electronic integrated circuits: processors and controllers,... ($4.29B), and Made up articles (textile) nes, textile... ($4.13B).

Imports: In 2020, China's Shanghai Province imported $291B, making it the 2nd largest importer out of the 31 importers in China. In 2020 top imports of Shanghai Province were Electronic integrated circuits: processors and controllers,... ($20.8B), Electronic integrated circuits: memories ($14.5B), Iron ore, concentrate, not iron pyrites,unagglomerate ($11.1B), Medium Sized Cars ($9.42B), and Copper cathodes and sections of cathodes... ($6.94B).

Economic Complexity: In 2019, the highest complexity exports of Shanghai Province according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Artificial Textile Machinery (2.06), Disc Chemicals for Electronics (2.01), Other Esters (1.96), Halides (1.79), and Silicone (1.75). 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): United States, $38.7B

Top Product (2020): Automatic data processing machines: portable, weighing..., $11.9B

In 2020 the top export destinations of Shanghai Province were United States ($38.7B), Japan ($16.5B), Taiwan ($10.1B), Germany ($6.64B), and South Korea ($6.53B).

In 2020 the top exports of Shanghai Province were Automatic data processing machines: portable, weighing... ($11.9B), Telephones for cellular networks or for... ($10.8B), Electronic integrated circuits: memories ($6.51B), Electronic integrated circuits: processors and controllers,... ($4.29B), and Made up articles (textile) nes, textile... ($4.13B).

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Exports Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Exports Destination (Dec 2019 - Dec 2020)

Rapidly Declining Export Origins (Dec 2019 - Dec 2020)

Yearly Imports

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Top Origin (2020): Japan, $37B

Top Import (2020): Electronic integrated circuits: processors and controllers,..., $20.8B

In 2020 the top import origins of Shanghai Province were Japan ($37B), Germany ($27.8B), Taiwan ($21.9B), United States ($21.8B), and South Korea ($18.9B).

In 2020 the top imports of Shanghai Province were Electronic integrated circuits: processors and controllers,... ($20.8B), Electronic integrated circuits: memories ($14.5B), Iron ore, concentrate, not iron pyrites,unagglomerate ($11.1B), Medium Sized Cars ($9.42B), and Copper cathodes and sections of cathodes... ($6.94B).

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Imports Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Import Origins (Dec 2019 - Dec 2020)

Rapidly Declining Import Origins (Dec 2019 - Dec 2020)

Economic Complexity

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Economic Complexity of China

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Shanghai Province ranks 1st out of the 31 provinces in China 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 Shanghai Province already has a comparative advantage, are led by Artificial Vegetation (0.58), Cutlery Sets (0.51), Glass with Edge Workings (0.5), Umbrellas (0.49), and Electrical Capacitors (0.48).

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of Shanghai Province according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Artificial Textile Machinery (2.06), Disc Chemicals for Electronics (2.01), Other Esters (1.96), Halides (1.79), and Silicone (1.75). 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 Telephones (13.6), Cranes (10.9), Glycosides (10.3), Railway Cargo Containers (8.74), and Iron Oxides and Hydroxides (7.6).

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