Uruguay

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Econ Complexity 51st of 184
1980
2015

$8.24B

Exports 94th of 221
1980
2015

$9.9B

Imports 99th of 221
1980
2015

$21.2k

GDP Per Capita 59th of 184
1990
2015

Uruguay is the 94th largest export economy in the world and the 51st most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2015, Uruguay exported $8.24B and imported $9.9B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $1.69B. In 2015 the GDP of Uruguay was $53.4B and its GDP per capita was $21.2k.

The top exports of Uruguay are Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp ($1.07B), Frozen Bovine Meat ($1.06B), Soybeans ($428M), Tanned Equine and Bovine Hides ($388M) and Bovine Meat ($373M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Crude Petroleum ($778M), Electric Generating Sets ($510M), Cars ($375M), Refined Petroleum ($238M) and Broadcasting Equipment ($198M).

The top export destinations of Uruguay are China ($1.57B), Brazil ($1.16B), the United States ($579M), Argentina ($404M) and Germany ($331M). The top import origins are China ($1.78B), Brazil ($1.69B), Argentina ($1.24B), the United States ($883M) and Germany ($405M).

Uruguay borders Argentina and Brazil.

Economic Complexity of Uruguay

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