HS Icon Cigarette Paper

4813 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Cigarette Paper. In 2020, Cigarette Paper were the world's 675th most traded product, with a total trade of $2.3B. Between 2019 and 2020 the exports of Cigarette Paper grew by 3.36%, from $2.23B to $2.3B. Trade in Cigarette Paper represent 0.014% of total world trade.

Cigarette Paper are a part of Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or paperboard. They include Paper, cigarette, in rolls of a width < 5 cm, Paper, cigarette, except in rolls < 5 cm wide, and Paper, cigarette, in the form of booklets or tubes.

Exports In 2020 the top exporters of Cigarette Paper  were Austria ($477M), France ($310M), Spain ($224M), Germany ($195M), and China ($134M).

Imports In 2020 the top importers of Cigarette Paper were United States ($212M), Germany ($174M), Poland ($168M), Russia ($97.1M), and Netherlands ($97M).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Cigarette Paper was 5.33%, making it the 778th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Cigarette Paper are Cayman Islands (42%), Bahamas (40.2%), Algeria (27.9%), and Bangladesh (25%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), Rwanda (0%), Tanzania (0%), and Uganda (0%).

Ranking Cigarette Paper ranks 494th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Cigarette paper is a thin paper product used to wrap cigarettes. It is the same paper that is used to make cups of coffee. Cigarette paper is typically made from wood pulp, which is then mixed with a natural material such as rice or wheat straw, and then processed to create a thin, light paper.

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Cigarette Paper. 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

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Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2020): Austria, $477M

Top Destination (2020): United States, $212M

Cigarette Paper are the world's 675th most traded product.

In 2020, the top exporters of Cigarette Paper were Austria ($477M), France ($310M), Spain ($224M), Germany ($195M), and China ($134M).

In 2020, the top importers of Cigarette Paper were United States ($212M), Germany ($174M), Poland ($168M), Russia ($97.1M), and Netherlands ($97M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

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Top Origin Growth (2019 -  2020): Poland, $30.6M

Top Destination Growth (2019 - 2020): Poland, $29.3M

Between 2019 and 2020, the exports of Cigarette Paper grew the fastest in Poland ($30.6M), France ($27.2M), Spain ($17.5M), United Arab Emirates ($13.1M), and Lithuania ($8.87M).

Between 2019 and 2020, the fastest growing importers of Cigarette Paper were Poland ($29.3M), Germany ($14.1M), United Arab Emirates ($11M), United States ($10.3M), and Australia ($10.3M).

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Market Concentration

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Cumulative market share

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Cigarette Paper.

In 2020,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.24. This means that most of the exports of Cigarette Paper are explained by 18 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2020): Austria, $458M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2020): United States, $187M

This map shows which countries export or import more of Cigarette Paper. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Cigarette Paper during 2020.

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Cigarette Paper were Austria ($458M), France ($270M), Spain ($181M), Belgium ($86.1M), and China ($71.9M).

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Cigarette Paper were United States ($187M), Russia ($89.2M), Poland ($77.9M), Turkey ($75.1M), and South Korea ($45.8M).

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In 2019, the world most traded Cigarette Paper, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Paper, cigarette, in the form of... ($832M), Paper, cigarette, except in rolls <... ($752M), and Paper, cigarette, in rolls of a... ($718M)

Country Comparison

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

Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Cigarette Paper was 5.33%. The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Cigarette Paper were Cayman Islands (42%), Bahamas (40.2%), Algeria (27.9%), and Bangladesh (25%).

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 Cigarette Paper to countries. Higher relatedness values ​​indicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.