Electronic integrated circuits

8542 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

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Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Integrated Circuits. In 2021, Integrated Circuits were the world's 2nd most traded product, with a total trade of $823B. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Integrated Circuits grew by 23.8%, from $665B to $823B. Trade in Integrated Circuits represent 3.91% of total world trade.

Integrated Circuits are a part of Electrical machinery and electronics. They include Monolithic integrated circuits, digital, Monolithic integrated circuits, except digital, Parts of electronic integrated circuits etc, Hybrid integrated circuits, and Electronic integrated circuits/microassemblies, nes.

Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Integrated Circuits  were Chinese Taipei ($175B), China ($158B), South Korea ($116B), Singapore ($77B), and Malaysia ($71B).

Imports In 2021 the top importers of Integrated Circuits were Hong Kong ($215B), China ($171B), Singapore ($65.2B), Chinese Taipei ($62.4B), and South Korea ($47.4B).

Ranking Integrated Circuits ranks 54th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Electronic integrated circuits are used in the production of other goods. They can be made from a variety of materials, including silicon, gallium arsenide, and gallium nitride.

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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)Chinese Taipei$175B
Top Destination (2021)Hong Kong$215B

In 2021 Integrated Circuits were the world's 2nd most traded product (out of 1,217).

In 2021, the top exporters of Integrated Circuits were Chinese Taipei ($175B), China ($158B), South Korea ($116B), Singapore ($77B), and Malaysia ($71B).

In 2021, the top importers of Integrated Circuits were Hong Kong ($215B), China ($171B), Singapore ($65.2B), Chinese Taipei ($62.4B), and South Korea ($47.4B).

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Exporters of Integrated Circuits (2021)
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Market Dynamics

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Top Origin Growth (2020 -  2021)China$37.5B
Top Destination Growth (2020 -  2021)Hong Kong$52.3B

Between 2020 and 2021, the exports of Integrated Circuits grew the fastest in China ($37.5B), Chinese Taipei ($37B), South Korea ($26.6B), Singapore ($17.9B), and United States ($7.04B).

Between 2020 and 2021, the fastest growing importers of Integrated Circuits were Hong Kong ($52.3B), China ($27.1B), Chinese Taipei ($14.6B), Singapore ($14.5B), and South Korea ($8.78B).

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Exporters of Integrated Circuits (2020 - 2021)

Importers of Integrated Circuits (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Integrated Circuits.

In 2021, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.48. This means that most of the exports of Integrated Circuits are explained by 11 countries.

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Value of Exports in Integrated Circuits

Net Trade

TOP NET EXPORTER (2021)Chinese Taipei$113B
TOP NET IMPORTER (2021)Hong Kong$206B

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

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Integrated Circuits were Chinese Taipei ($113B), South Korea ($68.3B), Malaysia ($36.6B), United States ($21.1B), and Philippines ($13.5B).

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Integrated Circuits were Hong Kong ($206B), Vietnam ($21.7B), Mexico ($13.9B), China ($13.3B), and India ($10.8B).

Net Trade (2021)

Disaggregation

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In 2021, the world most traded Integrated Circuits, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Monolithic integrated circuits, digital ($807B), Parts of electronic integrated circuits etc ($16.3B), and Monolithic integrated circuits, except digital ($128M)

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

Top 10 Exporters Countries of Integrated Circuits 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 Integrated Circuits 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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