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Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Footwear and Headwear. In 2021, Footwear and Headwear were the world's 17th most traded product, with a total trade of $172B. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Footwear and Headwear grew by 21.2%, from $142B to $172B. Trade in Footwear and Headwear represent 0.82% of total world trade.

Footwear and Headwear include Footwear, Headgear, Feather articles, feathers, artificial flowers, & articles of human hair, and Umbrellas, walking sticks, & whips.

Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Footwear and Headwear  were China ($68.4B), Vietnam ($20.6B), Italy ($12.1B), Germany ($9.94B), and Indonesia ($6.33B).

Imports In 2021 the top importers of Footwear and Headwear were United States ($34.1B), Germany ($14.3B), France ($8.59B), Italy ($7.85B), and United Kingdom ($6.15B).

Ranking Footwear and Headwear ranks 10th 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$68.4B
Top Destination (2021)United States$34.1B

In 2021 Footwear and Headwear were the world's 17th most traded product (out of 21).

In 2021, the top exporters of Footwear and Headwear were China ($68.4B), Vietnam ($20.6B), Italy ($12.1B), Germany ($9.94B), and Indonesia ($6.33B).

In 2021, the top importers of Footwear and Headwear were United States ($34.1B), Germany ($14.3B), France ($8.59B), Italy ($7.85B), and United Kingdom ($6.15B).

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Exporters of Footwear and Headwear (2021)
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Importers of Footwear and Headwear (2021)
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Market Dynamics

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Top Origin Growth (2020 -  2021)China$16.5B
Top Destination Growth (2020 -  2021)United States$9.26B

Between 2020 and 2021, the exports of Footwear and Headwear grew the fastest in China ($16.5B), Italy ($1.92B), Germany ($1.45B), Vietnam ($1.44B), and Indonesia ($1.04B).

Between 2020 and 2021, the fastest growing importers of Footwear and Headwear were United States ($9.26B), Italy ($1.5B), Germany ($1.42B), France ($1.2B), and Russia ($1B).

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Exporters of Footwear and Headwear (2020 - 2021)

Importers of Footwear and Headwear (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Footwear and Headwear.

In 2021, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.78. This means that most of the exports of Footwear and Headwear are explained by 13 countries.

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Value of Exports in Footwear and Headwear

Net Trade

TOP NET EXPORTER (2021)China$63.3B
TOP NET IMPORTER (2021)United States$32.5B

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

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Footwear and Headwear were China ($63.3B), Vietnam ($18.5B), Indonesia ($5.11B), Italy ($4.26B), and Cambodia ($2.21B).

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Footwear and Headwear were United States ($32.5B), Japan ($5.04B), United Kingdom ($4.86B), Germany ($4.32B), and Russia ($3.95B).

Net Trade (2021)

Disaggregation

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In 2021, the world most traded Footwear and Headwear, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Footwear ($144B), Headgear ($12.8B), Feather articles, feathers, artificial flowers, &... ($10.9B), and Umbrellas, walking sticks, & whips ($3.98B)

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

Top 10 Exporters Countries of Footwear and Headwear 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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