Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Computers. In 2020, Computers were the world's 9th most traded product, with a total trade of $303B. Between 2019 and 2020 the exports of Computers grew by 7.56%, from $282B to $303B. Trade in Computers represent 1.81% of total world trade.

Computers are a part of Machinery and appliances. They include Digital computers with cpu and input-output units, Computer data storage units, Digital computer cpu with some of storage/input/outpu, Computer input or output units, Automatic data processing machines and units, nes, and Analogue or hybrid computers.

Exports In 2020 the top exporters of Computers  were China ($156B), Mexico ($31.5B), United States ($16.6B), Netherlands ($13.7B), and Germany ($12.2B).

Imports In 2020 the top importers of Computers were United States ($92.4B), Germany ($22.2B), Hong Kong ($16.9B), Netherlands ($14.7B), and Japan ($14.5B).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Computers was 3.45%, making it the 1100th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Computers are Iran (27.2%), Bermuda (25%), and Algeria (17.5%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Egypt (0%), Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), Rwanda (0%), and Tanzania (0%).

Ranking Computers ranks 246th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Automatic data-processing machines are used to process information, and can be made from a variety of materials. They can be used in the production of other goods, such as computer hardware and software.

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Computers. 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): China, $156B

Top Destination (2020): United States, $92.4B

Computers are the world's 9th most traded product.

In 2020, the top exporters of Computers were China ($156B), Mexico ($31.5B), United States ($16.6B), Netherlands ($13.7B), and Germany ($12.2B).

In 2020, the top importers of Computers were United States ($92.4B), Germany ($22.2B), Hong Kong ($16.9B), Netherlands ($14.7B), and Japan ($14.5B).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

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Top Origin Growth (2019 -  2020): China, $14.4B

Top Destination Growth (2019 - 2020): United States, $10.5B

Between 2019 and 2020, the exports of Computers grew the fastest in China ($14.4B), Netherlands ($3.39B), Chinese Taipei ($2.23B), Vietnam ($1.3B), and Czechia ($749M).

Between 2019 and 2020, the fastest growing importers of Computers were United States ($10.5B), Germany ($2.92B), Japan ($1.77B), Hong Kong ($1.29B), and United Kingdom ($1.02B).

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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 Computers.

In 2020,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3. This means that most of the exports of Computers are explained by 7 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2020): China, $153B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2020): United States, $75.8B

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

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Computers were China ($153B), Mexico ($25.4B), Chinese Taipei ($7.96B), Czechia ($6.27B), and Vietnam ($4.41B).

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Computers were United States ($75.8B), Hong Kong ($14.2B), Japan ($13.2B), Germany ($10B), and United Kingdom ($9.01B).

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In 2019, the world most traded Computers, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Computer data storage units ($166B), Digital computer cpu with some of... ($78.1B), Automatic data processing machines and units,... ($45.6B), Digital computers with cpu and input-output... ($12.1B), and Computer input or output units ($1.9B)

Country Comparison

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Computers.
It is possible to select the main countries that export or import Computers 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 Computers was 3.45%. The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Computers were Iran (27.2%), Bermuda (25%), and Algeria (17.5%).

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