HS Icon Industrial Printers

8443 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Industrial Printers. In 2020, Industrial Printers were the world's 76th most traded product, with a total trade of $46B. Between 2019 and 2020 the exports of Industrial Printers decreased by -13.1%, from $52.9B to $46B. Trade in Industrial Printers represent 0.27% of total world trade.

Industrial Printers are a part of Machinery, mechanical appliances, & parts. They include Parts of printing machinery and ancillary equipment, Printing machinery nes, Offset printing machinery nes, Reel fed offset printing machinery, Flexographic printing machinery, Machines for uses ancillary to printing, Gravure printing machinery, Reel fed letterpress printers except flexographic, Letterpress printing machinery nes except flexographi, and Sheet fed, office offset printers, sheet < 22x36 cm, among others.

Exports In 2020 the top exporters of Industrial Printers  were China ($8.18B), Japan ($8.16B), Germany ($6.13B), Netherlands ($4.11B), and Malaysia ($3.7B).

Imports In 2020 the top importers of Industrial Printers were United States ($7.3B), Germany ($4.52B), Netherlands ($4.15B), China ($2.93B), and Hong Kong ($2B).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Industrial Printers was 4.48%, making it the 921st lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

Ranking Industrial Printers ranks 45th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Printing machinery is used to print on a variety of different materials, including paper, cardboard, plastic, and metal. Printers are used to print documents on paper. Copying machines are used to copy documents onto paper. Facsimile machines are used to send and receive faxes.

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* Using January 2020 exchange rates when trade data is reported in local currency.

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Historical Data

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Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2020): China, $8.18B

Top Destination (2020): United States, $7.3B

Industrial Printers are the world's 76th most traded product.

In 2020, the top exporters of Industrial Printers were China ($8.18B), Japan ($8.16B), Germany ($6.13B), Netherlands ($4.11B), and Malaysia ($3.7B).

In 2020, the top importers of Industrial Printers were United States ($7.3B), Germany ($4.52B), Netherlands ($4.15B), China ($2.93B), and Hong Kong ($2B).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

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Top Origin Growth (2019 -  2020): Malaysia, $825M

Top Destination Growth (2019 - 2020): Singapore, $197M

Between 2019 and 2020, the exports of Industrial Printers grew the fastest in Malaysia ($825M), Thailand ($55.8M), Poland ($48.2M), Singapore ($19.2M), and Indonesia ($18.2M).

Between 2019 and 2020, the fastest growing importers of Industrial Printers were Singapore ($197M), Thailand ($83.6M), Switzerland ($39.1M), Turkey ($33.1M), and Hungary ($14.9M).

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Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Industrial Printers.

In 2020,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.98. This means that most of the exports of Industrial Printers are explained by 15 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2020): Japan, $6.55B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2020): United States, $5.07B

This map shows which countries export or import more of Industrial Printers. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Industrial Printers during 2020.

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Industrial Printers were Japan ($6.55B), China ($5.24B), Malaysia ($3.07B), Germany ($1.61B), and Singapore ($519M).

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Industrial Printers were United States ($5.07B), Hong Kong ($1.64B), France ($1.09B), Canada ($907M), and Russia ($429M).

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In 2020, the world most traded Industrial Printers, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Parts of printing machinery and ancillary... ($40.5B), Offset printing machinery nes ($2.07B), Printing machinery nes ($1.51B), Flexographic printing machinery ($1.09B), and Reel fed offset printing machinery ($387M)

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Industrial Printers.
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Product Complexity

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Diversification Frontier

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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.

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