Thermionic, cold cathode or photo-cathode valves and tubes (e.g. vacuum, vapour, gas filled valves and tubes, mercury arc rectifying valves and tubes, cathode-ray and television camera tubes)

8540 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

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Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Cathode Tubes. In 2021, Cathode Tubes were the world's 759th most traded product, with a total trade of $1.99B. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Cathode Tubes grew by 17.2%, from $1.7B to $1.99B. Trade in Cathode Tubes represent 0.0095% of total world trade.

Cathode Tubes are a part of Electrical machinery and electronics. They include Colour cathode-ray television picture tubes, monitors, Cathode-ray tubes, except for television, Parts of cathode-ray tubes, Television camera tubes and other photo-cathode tubes, Electronic valves/tubes, except receiver/amplifier, Parts of electronic valve & tubes, except cathode ray, Magnetron tubes, Microwave tubes, except magnetron/klystron, Receiver or amplifier valves and tubes, and Monochrome cathode-ray picture tubes, monitors, among others.

Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Cathode Tubes  were United States ($337M), Japan ($303M), France ($244M), Netherlands ($169M), and Germany ($166M).

Imports In 2021 the top importers of Cathode Tubes were United States ($283M), China ($203M), Germany ($156M), Netherlands ($110M), and Japan ($102M).

Ranking Cathode Tubes ranks 130th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Vacuum or vapour or gas filled valves and tubes are used in the production of vacuum tubes. Mercury arc rectifying valves and tubes are used in the production of television cameras. Cathode ray tubes are used in the production of cathode ray televisions.

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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)United States$337M
Top Destination (2021)United States$283M

In 2021 Cathode Tubes were the world's 759th most traded product (out of 1,217).

In 2021, the top exporters of Cathode Tubes were United States ($337M), Japan ($303M), France ($244M), Netherlands ($169M), and Germany ($166M).

In 2021, the top importers of Cathode Tubes were United States ($283M), China ($203M), Germany ($156M), Netherlands ($110M), and Japan ($102M).

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Market Dynamics

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Top Origin Growth (2020 -  2021)France$50.7M
Top Destination Growth (2020 -  2021)Greece$30.5M

Between 2020 and 2021, the exports of Cathode Tubes grew the fastest in France ($50.7M), Netherlands ($32.9M), Japan ($32.6M), Germany ($29.3M), and China ($28.4M).

Between 2020 and 2021, the fastest growing importers of Cathode Tubes were Greece ($30.5M), China ($29.8M), Germany ($29.2M), Netherlands ($25.4M), and South Korea ($23.6M).

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Exporters of Cathode Tubes (2020 - 2021)

Importers of Cathode Tubes (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Cathode Tubes.

In 2021, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.91. This means that most of the exports of Cathode Tubes are explained by 15 countries.

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Value of Exports in Cathode Tubes

Net Trade

TOP NET EXPORTER (2021)Japan$200M
TOP NET IMPORTER (2021)South Korea$60.4M

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

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Cathode Tubes were Japan ($200M), France ($177M), United Kingdom ($66.5M), Netherlands ($58.8M), and Russia ($55.2M).

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Cathode Tubes were South Korea ($60.4M), China ($49.2M), India ($48.9M), Canada ($43.7M), and Greece ($41.4M).

Net Trade (2021)

Disaggregation

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In 2021, the world most traded Cathode Tubes, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Television camera tubes and other photo-cathode... ($581M), Microwave tubes, except magnetron/klystron ($370M), Magnetron tubes ($340M), Electronic valves/tubes, except receiver/amplifier ($268M), and Parts of electronic valve & tubes,... ($153M)

HS6 Disaggregation for Cathode Tubes (2021)
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Country Comparison

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Cathode Tubes.
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Top 10 Exporters Countries of Cathode Tubes 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 Cathode Tubes 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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