Maps and hydrographic or similar charts of all kinds, including atlases, wall maps, topographical plans and globes, printed

4905 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

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Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Maps. In 2022, Maps were the world's 1161st most traded product, with a total trade of $134M. Between 2021 and 2022 the exports of Maps decreased by -15%, from $158M to $134M. Trade in Maps represent 0.00056% of total world trade.

Maps are a part of Books, newspapers, & other prints. They include Maps and charts, in other than book form, Maps and charts, in book form, and Printed Geographical Globes.

Exports In 2022 the top exporters of Maps  were China ($23M), Italy ($20M), United Kingdom ($12.9M), Germany ($11.3M), and United States ($10.6M).

Imports In 2022 the top importers of Maps were United States ($18.3M), France ($14M), Germany ($13.7M), India ($8.03M), and China ($7.78M).

Description Maps and hydrographic or similar charts are used to represent the shape of the Earth's surface and the location of land, water, and other features. Maps are generally used to represent the Earth's surface in two dimensions, while hydrographic or similar charts are used to represent the Earth's surface in three dimensions.

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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$23M
Top Destination (2022)United States$18.3M

In 2022 Maps were the world's 1161st most traded product (out of 1,218).

In 2022, the top exporters of Maps were China ($23M), Italy ($20M), United Kingdom ($12.9M), Germany ($11.3M), and United States ($10.6M).

In 2022, the top importers of Maps were United States ($18.3M), France ($14M), Germany ($13.7M), India ($8.03M), and China ($7.78M).

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

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Top Destination Growth (2021 -  2022)India$7.63M

Between 2021 and 2022, the fastest growing importers of Maps were India ($7.63M), Democratic Republic of the Congo ($660k), United Arab Emirates ($583k), Germany ($462k), and Belgium ($454k).

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Exporters of Maps (2021 - 2022)

Importers of Maps (2021 - 2022)

Market Concentration

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

In 2022, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.15. This means that most of the exports of Maps are explained by 17 countries.

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Value of Exports in Maps

Net Trade

TOP NET EXPORTER (2022)Italy$16.7M
TOP NET IMPORTER (2022)France$8M

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

In 2022, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Maps were Italy ($16.7M), China ($15.2M), Chinese Taipei ($5.56M), United Kingdom ($5.25M), and India ($1.63M).

In 2022, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Maps were France ($8M), United States ($7.67M), Germany ($2.35M), Belgium ($2.13M), and Australia ($2.05M).

Net Trade (2022)

Disaggregation

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In 2022, the world most traded Maps, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Maps and charts, in other than... ($105M), Maps and charts, in book form ($28.4M), and Printed Geographical Globes ($962k)

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

Top 10 Exporters Countries of Maps by percentage of total exports

Product Complexity

Diversification Frontier

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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 Maps 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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