Glass in balls (other than microspheres of heading no. 7018), rods or tubes, unworked

7002 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

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Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Glass Balls. In 2022, Glass Balls were the world's 835th most traded product, with a total trade of $1.59B. Between 2021 and 2022 the exports of Glass Balls grew by 11.5%, from $1.43B to $1.59B. Trade in Glass Balls represent 0.0067% of total world trade.

Glass Balls are a part of Glass & glassware. They include Tubes of fused quartz or other fused silica, Glass tubes, unworked, Tubes of glass other than low expansion, Tubes of low expansion glass (Pyrex etc), and Glass balls except microspheres < 1mm diameter.

Exports In 2022 the top exporters of Glass Balls  were Germany ($422M), United States ($309M), China ($290M), Japan ($196M), and Malaysia ($60.3M).

Imports In 2022 the top importers of Glass Balls were China ($258M), India ($178M), United States ($157M), South Korea ($117M), and Mexico ($91M).

Ranking Glass Balls ranks 212th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Glass in balls, rods or tubes is used to make glass. Glass in balls, rods or tubes can be made from a variety of materials, including lead and boron.

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* Trade values are converted to USD using each month's exchange rate. For December 2023 data, the exchange rate from December 30, 2023 is used.

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Historical Data

Exporters and Importers

Top Origin (2022)Germany$422M
Top Destination (2022)China$258M

In 2022 Glass Balls were the world's 835th most traded product (out of 1,218).

In 2022, the top exporters of Glass Balls were Germany ($422M), United States ($309M), China ($290M), Japan ($196M), and Malaysia ($60.3M).

In 2022, the top importers of Glass Balls were China ($258M), India ($178M), United States ($157M), South Korea ($117M), and Mexico ($91M).

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Exporters of Glass Balls (2022)
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Market Dynamics

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Top Origin Growth (2021 -  2022)United States$99.5M
Top Destination Decrease (2021 -  2022)Russia-$14.2M

Between 2021 and 2022, the exports of Glass Balls grew the fastest in United States ($99.5M), China ($57.7M), Germany ($27.8M), Japan ($11.1M), and Hong Kong ($10.3M).

Between 2021 and 2022, the fastest declining importers of Glass Balls were Russia (-$14.2M), Italy (-$9.72M), Netherlands (-$4.5M), France (-$3.98M), and Iran (-$3.69M).

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Exporters of Glass Balls (2021 - 2022)

Importers of Glass Balls (2021 - 2022)

Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Glass Balls.

In 2022, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.19. This means that most of the exports of Glass Balls are explained by 9 countries.

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Value of Exports in Glass Balls

Net Trade

TOP NET EXPORTER (2022)Germany$360M
TOP NET IMPORTER (2022)India$137M

This map shows which countries export or import more of Glass Balls. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Glass Balls during 2022.

In 2022, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Glass Balls were Germany ($360M), United States ($152M), Japan ($107M), Malaysia ($55.5M), and China ($31.6M).

In 2022, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Glass Balls were India ($137M), South Korea ($112M), Mexico ($89.8M), Indonesia ($47.8M), and Chinese Taipei ($46.4M).

Net Trade (2022)

Disaggregation

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In 2022, the world most traded Glass Balls, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Glass tubes, unworked ($492M), Tubes of fused quartz or other... ($469M), Tubes of glass other than low... ($329M), Tubes of low expansion glass (Pyrex... ($245M), and Glass balls except microspheres < 1mm... ($55M)

HS6 Disaggregation for Glass Balls (2022)
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Country Comparison

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Top 10 Exporters Countries of Glass Balls 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 (2022)

Country by Relatedness

The following visualization shows the relatedness of Glass Balls to countries. Higher relatedness values ​​indicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.

Relative Relatedness by Country (2022)

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