Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers; television image and sound recorders and reproducers, parts and accessories of such articles

85 (Harmonized System 1992 for 2-digit)

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Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Electrical machinery and electronics. In 2021, Electrical machinery and electronics were the world's 1st most traded product, with a total trade of $3.06T. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Electrical machinery and electronics grew by 19.6%, from $2.56T to $3.06T. Trade in Electrical machinery and electronics represent 14.6% of total world trade.

Electrical machinery and electronics are a part of Machines. They include Integrated Circuits, Broadcasting Equipment, Telephones, Insulated Wire, Semiconductor Devices, Low-voltage Protection Equipment, Electrical Transformers, Video Displays, Broadcasting Accessories, and Electric Motors, among others.

Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Electrical machinery and electronics  were China ($947B), Chinese Taipei ($242B), South Korea ($205B), Germany ($172B), and United States ($167B).

Imports In 2021 the top importers of Electrical machinery and electronics were United States ($397B), Hong Kong ($386B), China ($314B), Germany ($170B), and Vietnam ($106B).

Ranking Electrical machinery and electronics ranks 8th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

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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)China$947B
Top Destination (2021)United States$397B

In 2021 Electrical machinery and electronics were the world's 1st most traded product (out of 96).

In 2021, the top exporters of Electrical machinery and electronics were China ($947B), Chinese Taipei ($242B), South Korea ($205B), Germany ($172B), and United States ($167B).

In 2021, the top importers of Electrical machinery and electronics were United States ($397B), Hong Kong ($386B), China ($314B), Germany ($170B), and Vietnam ($106B).

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Exporters of Electrical machinery and electronics (2021)
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Market Dynamics

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Top Origin Growth (2020 -  2021)China$179B
Top Destination Growth (2020 -  2021)Hong Kong$80B

Between 2020 and 2021, the exports of Electrical machinery and electronics grew the fastest in China ($179B), Chinese Taipei ($47.8B), South Korea ($38.8B), Germany ($27.6B), and Singapore ($21.7B).

Between 2020 and 2021, the fastest growing importers of Electrical machinery and electronics were Hong Kong ($80B), United States ($62.1B), China ($46.5B), Germany ($30.6B), and Chinese Taipei ($20.7B).

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Exporters of Electrical machinery and electronics (2020 - 2021)

Importers of Electrical machinery and electronics (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Electrical machinery and electronics.

In 2021, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.17. This means that most of the exports of Electrical machinery and electronics are explained by 18 countries.

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Value of Exports in Electrical machinery and electronics

Net Trade

TOP NET EXPORTER (2021)China$633B
TOP NET IMPORTER (2021)Hong Kong$352B

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

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Electrical machinery and electronics were China ($633B), Chinese Taipei ($148B), South Korea ($103B), Malaysia ($55.5B), and Vietnam ($34.6B).

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Electrical machinery and electronics were Hong Kong ($352B), United States ($230B), United Kingdom ($37.1B), India ($36.3B), and Canada ($28.9B).

Net Trade (2021)

Disaggregation

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In 2021, the world most traded Electrical machinery and electronics, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Integrated Circuits ($823B), Broadcasting Equipment ($473B), Insulated Wire ($150B), Semiconductor Devices ($126B), and Telephones ($121B)

HS6 Disaggregation for Electrical machinery and electronics (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 Electrical machinery and electronics.
It is possible to select the main countries that export or import Electrical machinery and electronics in the world, or by continent, as well as select the measure of interest.

Top 10 Exporters Countries of Electrical machinery and electronics 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)

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