Candles, tapers and the like

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Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Candles. In 2021, Candles were the world's 551st most traded product, with a total trade of $4.7B. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Candles grew by 38.9%, from $3.39B to $4.7B. Trade in Candles represent 0.022% of total world trade.

Candles are a part of Soap, cleaners, candles, dental, modelling pastes. They include Candles, tapers and the like.

Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Candles  were China ($897M), Poland ($796M), Vietnam ($649M), United States ($284M), and Netherlands ($248M).

Imports In 2021 the top importers of Candles were United States ($1.12B), Germany ($576M), United Kingdom ($432M), Netherlands ($266M), and France ($165M).

Ranking Candles ranks 439th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Candles. 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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Historical Data

Exporters and Importers

Top Origin (2021)China$897M
Top Destination (2021)United States$1.12B

In 2021 Candles were the world's 551st most traded product (out of 1,217).

In 2021, the top exporters of Candles were China ($897M), Poland ($796M), Vietnam ($649M), United States ($284M), and Netherlands ($248M).

In 2021, the top importers of Candles were United States ($1.12B), Germany ($576M), United Kingdom ($432M), Netherlands ($266M), and France ($165M).

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Exporters of Candles (2021)
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Importers of Candles (2021)
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Market Dynamics

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Top Origin Growth (2020 -  2021)China$279M
Top Destination Growth (2020 -  2021)United States$412M

Between 2020 and 2021, the exports of Candles grew the fastest in China ($279M), Vietnam ($269M), Poland ($176M), United States ($73.4M), and Netherlands ($50.1M).

Between 2020 and 2021, the fastest growing importers of Candles were United States ($412M), Germany ($128M), United Kingdom ($114M), Netherlands ($62.6M), and Belgium ($55.8M).

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Exporters of Candles (2020 - 2021)

Importers of Candles (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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

In 2021, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.06. This means that most of the exports of Candles are explained by 16 countries.

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Value of Exports in Candles

Net Trade

TOP NET EXPORTER (2021)China$872M
TOP NET IMPORTER (2021)United States$838M

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

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Candles were China ($872M), Poland ($693M), Vietnam ($645M), Czechia ($82M), and India ($79.7M).

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Candles were United States ($838M), Germany ($368M), United Kingdom ($300M), Austria ($97.5M), and Switzerland ($77.9M).

Net Trade (2021)

Country Comparison

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Candles.
It is possible to select the main countries that export or import Candles in the world, or by continent, as well as select the measure of interest.

Top 10 Exporters Countries of Candles by percentage of total exports

Product Complexity

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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.

Relatedness vs Country Complexity (2021)

Country by Relatedness

The following visualization shows the relatedness of Candles to countries. Higher relatedness values ​​indicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.

Relative Relatedness by Country (2021)

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