Handkerchiefs (not knitted or crocheted)

6213 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

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Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Handkerchiefs. In 2022, Handkerchiefs were the world's 1152nd most traded product, with a total trade of $155M. Between 2021 and 2022 the exports of Handkerchiefs grew by 5.71%, from $146M to $155M. Trade in Handkerchiefs represent 0.00065% of total world trade.

Handkerchiefs are a part of Non-knitted clothing accesories. They include Handkerchiefs, of cotton, not knit, Handkerchiefs, of material nes, not knit, and Handkerchiefs, of silk or silk waste, not knitted.

Exports In 2022 the top exporters of Handkerchiefs  were China ($88.5M), France ($9.78M), Italy ($9.41M), India ($7.35M), and Vietnam ($3.44M).

Imports In 2022 the top importers of Handkerchiefs were United States ($31.6M), Japan ($22.5M), Germany ($6.31M), Ghana ($6.11M), and United Kingdom ($5.77M).

Description Handkerchiefs are used to clean the face and neck. They can be made from a variety of materials, including cotton, linen, silk, polyester, and nylon.

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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)China$88.5M
Top Destination (2022)United States$31.6M

In 2022 Handkerchiefs were the world's 1152nd most traded product (out of 1,218).

In 2022, the top exporters of Handkerchiefs were China ($88.5M), France ($9.78M), Italy ($9.41M), India ($7.35M), and Vietnam ($3.44M).

In 2022, the top importers of Handkerchiefs were United States ($31.6M), Japan ($22.5M), Germany ($6.31M), Ghana ($6.11M), and United Kingdom ($5.77M).

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Exporters of Handkerchiefs (2022)
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Importers of Handkerchiefs (2022)
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Market Dynamics

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Top Origin Growth (2021 -  2022)China$5.05M
Top Destination Growth (2021 -  2022)Kyrgyzstan$2.32M

Between 2021 and 2022, the exports of Handkerchiefs grew the fastest in China ($5.05M), France ($3.16M), Italy ($1.69M), Vietnam ($1.14M), and Palestine ($625k).

Between 2021 and 2022, the fastest growing importers of Handkerchiefs were Kyrgyzstan ($2.32M), Philippines ($2.29M), United States ($1.98M), Germany ($1.63M), and Nigeria ($1.43M).

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Exporters of Handkerchiefs (2021 - 2022)

Importers of Handkerchiefs (2021 - 2022)

Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Handkerchiefs.

In 2022, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 2.93. This means that most of the exports of Handkerchiefs are explained by 7 countries.

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Value of Exports in Handkerchiefs

Net Trade

TOP NET EXPORTER (2022)China$85.7M
TOP NET IMPORTER (2022)United States$30.4M

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

In 2022, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Handkerchiefs were China ($85.7M), India ($6.43M), Italy ($6.17M), France ($4.39M), and Vietnam ($2.89M).

In 2022, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Handkerchiefs were United States ($30.4M), Japan ($21.4M), Ghana ($6.11M), Kyrgyzstan ($4.98M), and United Kingdom ($4.78M).

Net Trade (2022)

Disaggregation

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In 2022, the world most traded Handkerchiefs, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Handkerchiefs, of cotton, not knit ($82.8M) and Handkerchiefs, of material nes, not knit ($71.9M)

HS6 Disaggregation for Handkerchiefs (2022)
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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 Handkerchiefs.
It is possible to select the main countries that export or import Handkerchiefs in the world, or by continent, as well as select the measure of interest.

Top 10 Exporters Countries of Handkerchiefs by percentage of total exports

Product Complexity

Diversification Frontier

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.

Relatedness vs Country Complexity (2022)

Country by Relatedness

The following visualization shows the relatedness of Handkerchiefs 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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