Compression-ignition internal combustion piston engines (diesel or semi-diesel engines)

8408 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

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Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Combustion Engines. In 2021, Combustion Engines were the world's 96th most traded product, with a total trade of $46B. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Combustion Engines grew by 17.6%, from $39.1B to $46B. Trade in Combustion Engines represent 0.22% of total world trade.

Combustion Engines are a part of Machinery, mechanical appliances, & parts. They include Engines, diesel, for motor vehicles, Engines, diesel except motor vehicle/marine, and Marine propulsion engines, diesel.

Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Combustion Engines  were United States ($7.67B), Germany ($6.39B), Japan ($4.76B), United Kingdom ($3.63B), and Sweden ($2.55B).

Imports In 2021 the top importers of Combustion Engines were United States ($5.94B), Mexico ($5.44B), Germany ($3.77B), China ($3.42B), and Turkey ($2.5B).

Ranking Combustion Engines ranks 127th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description A diesel engine is a type of internal combustion engine that uses diesel fuel. Diesel engines are used in many different types of vehicles, including cars, trucks, trains, and boats.

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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$7.67B
Top Destination (2021)United States$5.94B

In 2021 Combustion Engines were the world's 96th most traded product (out of 1,217).

In 2021, the top exporters of Combustion Engines were United States ($7.67B), Germany ($6.39B), Japan ($4.76B), United Kingdom ($3.63B), and Sweden ($2.55B).

In 2021, the top importers of Combustion Engines were United States ($5.94B), Mexico ($5.44B), Germany ($3.77B), China ($3.42B), and Turkey ($2.5B).

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Exporters of Combustion Engines (2021)
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Market Dynamics

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Top Origin Growth (2020 -  2021)United States$1.33B
Top Destination Growth (2020 -  2021)Mexico$1.27B

Between 2020 and 2021, the exports of Combustion Engines grew the fastest in United States ($1.33B), Germany ($1.15B), Japan ($795M), Italy ($770M), and Thailand ($668M).

Between 2020 and 2021, the fastest growing importers of Combustion Engines were Mexico ($1.27B), United States ($1.27B), France ($426M), Turkey ($422M), and Brazil ($383M).

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Exporters of Combustion Engines (2020 - 2021)

Importers of Combustion Engines (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Combustion Engines.

In 2021, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.1. This means that most of the exports of Combustion Engines are explained by 17 countries.

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Value of Exports in Combustion Engines

Net Trade

TOP NET EXPORTER (2021)Japan$4.11B
TOP NET IMPORTER (2021)Mexico$3.89B

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

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Combustion Engines were Japan ($4.11B), United Kingdom ($2.66B), Germany ($2.62B), Sweden ($2.31B), and United States ($1.73B).

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Combustion Engines were Mexico ($3.89B), Turkey ($2.42B), China ($1.6B), Spain ($1.13B), and Russia ($1B).

Net Trade (2021)

Disaggregation

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In 2021, the world most traded Combustion Engines, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Engines, diesel, for motor vehicles ($28.4B), Engines, diesel except motor vehicle/marine ($14.4B), and Marine propulsion engines, diesel ($3.13B)

HS6 Disaggregation for Combustion Engines (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 Combustion Engines.
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Top 10 Exporters Countries of Combustion Engines 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 Combustion Engines 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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