HS Icon Calculators

Calculating machines and pocket-size data recording, reproducing and displaying machines with calculating functions; accounting machines, postage-franking machines, ticket-issuing machines and similar, incorporating a calculating device; cash registers

8470 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Calculators. In 2021, Calculators were the world's 497th most traded product, with a total trade of $5.88B. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Calculators grew by 23.4%, from $4.76B to $5.88B. Trade in Calculators represent 0.00028% of total world trade.

Calculators are a part of Machinery, mechanical appliances, & parts. They include Cash registers, Electronic calculators operable with internal power, Postage franking, ticket-issuing machines, etc, Electronic calculators, printing, external power, Electronic calculators, non-printing, external power, Calculating machines, non-electric, and Accounting machines.

Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Calculators  were China ($2.21B), Hong Kong ($422M), Vietnam ($369M), Germany ($309M), and Hungary ($305M).

Imports In 2021 the top importers of Calculators were United States ($913M), Hong Kong ($303M), Germany ($288M), United Kingdom ($262M), and Canada ($220M).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Calculators was 6%, making it the 710th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

Ranking Calculators ranks 386th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Calculating machines are used to perform mathematical calculations. They can be made from a variety of materials, including wood, plastic, and metal.

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Calculators. Countries are shown based on data availability.

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* Using January 2020 exchange rates when trade data is reported in local currency.

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Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2021): China, $2.21B

Top Destination (2021): United States, $913M

Calculators are the world's 497th most traded product.

In 2021, the top exporters of Calculators were China ($2.21B), Hong Kong ($422M), Vietnam ($369M), Germany ($309M), and Hungary ($305M).

In 2021, the top importers of Calculators were United States ($913M), Hong Kong ($303M), Germany ($288M), United Kingdom ($262M), and Canada ($220M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

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Top Origin Growth (2020 -  2021): China, $468M

Top Destination Growth (2020 -  2021): Hong Kong, $86.6M

Between 2020 and 2021, the exports of Calculators grew the fastest in China ($468M), Hong Kong ($174M), Chinese Taipei ($85.4M), Norway ($70.1M), and Hungary ($58.7M).

Between 2020 and 2021, the fastest growing importers of Calculators were Hong Kong ($86.6M), Germany ($74.6M), United States ($69.6M), India ($67.5M), and Russia ($66.2M).

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Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Calculators.

In 2021, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.85. This means that most of the exports of Calculators are explained by 14 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2021): China, $2.14B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2021): United States, $708M

This map shows which countries export or import more of Calculators. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Calculators during 2021.

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Calculators were China ($2.14B), Vietnam ($342M), Chinese Taipei ($248M), Hungary ($237M), and Hong Kong ($119M).

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Calculators were United States ($708M), United Kingdom ($203M), Canada ($189M), Italy ($164M), and France ($156M).

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In 2021, the world most traded Calculators, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Cash registers ($4.13B), Postage franking, ticket-issuing machines, etc ($858M), Electronic calculators operable with internal power ($691M), Electronic calculators, non-printing, external power ($92.5M), and Electronic calculators, printing, external power ($77.2M)

Country Comparison

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Calculators.
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Product Complexity

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Diversification Frontier

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Specialization

The Complexity-Relatedness diagram compares the risk and the strategic value of a product's potential export opportunities. Relatedness is predictive of the probability that a country increases its exports in a product. Complexity, is associated with higher levels of income, economic growth potential, lower income inequality, and lower emissions.

Country by Relatedness

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The following visualization shows the relatedness of Calculators to countries. Higher relatedness values ‚Äč‚Äčindicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.