HS Icon Drafting Tools

9017 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Drafting Tools. In 2020, Drafting Tools were the world's 695th most traded product, with a total trade of $2.15B. Between 2019 and 2020 the exports of Drafting Tools decreased by -7.54%, from $2.33B to $2.15B. Trade in Drafting Tools represent 0.013% of total world trade.

Drafting Tools are a part of Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts.... They include Instruments for measuring length, hand use, nes, Micrometers, callipers and gauges, Drawing, marking-out, instruments nes, slide rules, Parts and accessories for drawing, etc instruments, and Drafting tables and machines.

Exports In 2020 the top exporters of Drafting Tools  were China ($789M), United States ($238M), Germany ($204M), Japan ($185M), and Netherlands ($77.6M).

Imports In 2020 the top importers of Drafting Tools were United States ($314M), Germany ($169M), France ($88.7M), China ($85.4M), and Japan ($80.1M).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Drafting Tools was 5.02%, making it the 833rd lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

Ranking Drafting Tools ranks 14th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Drawing, marking-out or mathematical calculating instruments are used to make technical drawings. They can be made from a variety of materials, including plastic and metal.

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Drafting Tools. 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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Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2020): China, $789M

Top Destination (2020): United States, $314M

Drafting Tools are the world's 695th most traded product.

In 2020, the top exporters of Drafting Tools were China ($789M), United States ($238M), Germany ($204M), Japan ($185M), and Netherlands ($77.6M).

In 2020, the top importers of Drafting Tools were United States ($314M), Germany ($169M), France ($88.7M), China ($85.4M), and Japan ($80.1M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

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Top Origin Growth (2019 -  2020): Vietnam, $28.2M

Top Destination Growth (2019 - 2020): Vietnam, $9.83M

Between 2019 and 2020, the exports of Drafting Tools grew the fastest in Vietnam ($28.2M), South Korea ($3.49M), Slovakia ($3.27M), Mexico ($3.22M), and Belgium ($2.86M).

Between 2019 and 2020, the fastest growing importers of Drafting Tools were Vietnam ($9.83M), United Arab Emirates ($7.1M), Algeria ($3.31M), Denmark ($2.78M), and Poland ($2.3M).

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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 Drafting Tools.

In 2020,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.67. This means that most of the exports of Drafting Tools are explained by 12 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2020): China, $703M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2020): United States, $75.6M

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

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Drafting Tools were China ($703M), Japan ($105M), Thailand ($48.4M), Germany ($34.8M), and Chinese Taipei ($18.3M).

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Drafting Tools were United States ($75.6M), Canada ($63.5M), France ($51.3M), Russia ($37.1M), and Mexico ($36.6M).

Disaggregation

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In 2020, the world most traded Drafting Tools, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Instruments for measuring length, hand use,... ($991M), Micrometers, callipers and gauges ($594M), Drawing, marking-out, instruments nes, slide rules ($413M), Parts and accessories for drawing, etc... ($110M), and Drafting tables and machines ($44.6M)

Country Comparison

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

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