Lathes for removing metal

8458 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

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Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Metal Lathes. In 2021, Metal Lathes were the world's 462nd most traded product, with a total trade of $6.65B. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Metal Lathes grew by 28.1%, from $5.19B to $6.65B. Trade in Metal Lathes represent 0.032% of total world trade.

Metal Lathes are a part of Machinery, mechanical appliances, & parts. They include Horizontal numerically controlled metal work lathes, Lathes nes numerically controlled for removing metal, Horizontal lathes nes for metal, and Lathes nes for removing metal.

Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Metal Lathes  were Japan ($1.44B), South Korea ($825M), Germany ($823M), Chinese Taipei ($638M), and China ($566M).

Imports In 2021 the top importers of Metal Lathes were United States ($857M), China ($779M), Germany ($478M), Italy ($391M), and Turkey ($293M).

Ranking Metal Lathes ranks 29th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Lathes are used to remove metal from a piece of raw material. Lathes can be made from wood, steel, or aluminum.

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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)Japan$1.44B
Top Destination (2021)United States$857M

In 2021 Metal Lathes were the world's 462nd most traded product (out of 1,217).

In 2021, the top exporters of Metal Lathes were Japan ($1.44B), South Korea ($825M), Germany ($823M), Chinese Taipei ($638M), and China ($566M).

In 2021, the top importers of Metal Lathes were United States ($857M), China ($779M), Germany ($478M), Italy ($391M), and Turkey ($293M).

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Exporters of Metal Lathes (2021)
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Importers of Metal Lathes (2021)
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Market Dynamics

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Top Origin Growth (2020 -  2021)South Korea$294M
Top Destination Growth (2020 -  2021)Italy$202M

Between 2020 and 2021, the exports of Metal Lathes grew the fastest in South Korea ($294M), Japan ($232M), Thailand ($168M), China ($150M), and Chinese Taipei ($146M).

Between 2020 and 2021, the fastest growing importers of Metal Lathes were Italy ($202M), China ($179M), Netherlands ($93.3M), Germany ($93.1M), and Turkey ($90.3M).

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Exporters of Metal Lathes (2020 - 2021)

Importers of Metal Lathes (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Metal Lathes.

In 2021, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.86. This means that most of the exports of Metal Lathes are explained by 14 countries.

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Value of Exports in Metal Lathes

Net Trade

TOP NET EXPORTER (2021)Japan$1.24B
TOP NET IMPORTER (2021)United States$478M

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

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Metal Lathes were Japan ($1.24B), South Korea ($700M), Chinese Taipei ($482M), Germany ($345M), and Thailand ($169M).

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Metal Lathes were United States ($478M), Turkey ($256M), Russia ($231M), China ($214M), and Mexico ($185M).

Net Trade (2021)

Disaggregation

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In 2021, the world most traded Metal Lathes, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Horizontal numerically controlled metal work lathes ($4.83B), Lathes nes numerically controlled for removing... ($1.17B), Horizontal lathes nes for metal ($383M), and Lathes nes for removing metal ($260M)

HS6 Disaggregation for Metal Lathes (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 Metal Lathes.
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Top 10 Exporters Countries of Metal Lathes 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 Metal Lathes 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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