Glass fibres (including glass wool) and articles thereof (e.g. yarn, woven fabrics)

7019 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

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Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Glass Fibers. In 2021, Glass Fibers were the world's 272nd most traded product, with a total trade of $14.8B. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Glass Fibers grew by 25.9%, from $11.8B to $14.8B. Trade in Glass Fibers represent 0.07% of total world trade.

Glass Fibers are a part of Glass & glassware. They include Slivers, rovings, yarn and chopped strands of glass, Woven fabric of glass fibres, Glass fibres, glass wool and articles thereof nes, Webs, mattresses, other nonwoven fibreglass products, Mats of glass fibres, and Thin sheets (voiles) of glass fibres.

Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Glass Fibers  were China ($3.3B), United States ($1.33B), Germany ($1.01B), Belgium ($702M), and France ($595M).

Imports In 2021 the top importers of Glass Fibers were United States ($1.54B), Germany ($1.48B), France ($779M), China ($700M), and Italy ($601M).

Ranking Glass Fibers ranks 393rd in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Glass fibres are used in the production of other goods. They can be made from a variety of materials, including cotton, wool, silk, and polyester.

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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$3.3B
Top Destination (2021)United States$1.54B

In 2021 Glass Fibers were the world's 272nd most traded product (out of 1,217).

In 2021, the top exporters of Glass Fibers were China ($3.3B), United States ($1.33B), Germany ($1.01B), Belgium ($702M), and France ($595M).

In 2021, the top importers of Glass Fibers were United States ($1.54B), Germany ($1.48B), France ($779M), China ($700M), and Italy ($601M).

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Exporters of Glass Fibers (2021)
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Importers of Glass Fibers (2021)
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Market Dynamics

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Top Origin Growth (2020 -  2021)China$991M
Top Destination Growth (2020 -  2021)Germany$388M

Between 2020 and 2021, the exports of Glass Fibers grew the fastest in China ($991M), United States ($187M), Germany ($144M), Malaysia ($129M), and Chinese Taipei ($125M).

Between 2020 and 2021, the fastest growing importers of Glass Fibers were Germany ($388M), United States ($313M), Italy ($191M), France ($162M), and Mexico ($152M).

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Exporters of Glass Fibers (2020 - 2021)

Importers of Glass Fibers (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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

In 2021, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.65. This means that most of the exports of Glass Fibers are explained by 25 countries.

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Value of Exports in Glass Fibers

Net Trade

TOP NET EXPORTER (2021)China$2.6B
TOP NET IMPORTER (2021)Germany$479M

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

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Glass Fibers were China ($2.6B), Malaysia ($407M), Chinese Taipei ($399M), Belgium ($359M), and Czechia ($354M).

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Glass Fibers were Germany ($479M), South Korea ($419M), Italy ($294M), Poland ($257M), and Turkey ($241M).

Net Trade (2021)

Disaggregation

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In 2021, the world most traded Glass Fibers, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Slivers, rovings, yarn and chopped strands... ($4.34B), Glass fibres, glass wool and articles... ($3.29B), Woven fabric of glass fibres ($3.19B), Webs, mattresses, other nonwoven fibreglass products ($2.32B), and Mats of glass fibres ($875M)

HS6 Disaggregation for Glass Fibers (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 Glass Fibers.
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Top 10 Exporters Countries of Glass Fibers 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)

Country by Relatedness

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

Relative Relatedness by Country (2021)

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