HS Icon Metal Stoppers

Stoppers, caps, lids (including crown corks, screw caps, pouring stoppers); capsules for bottles, threaded bungs, bung covers, seals and other packaging accessories, of base metal

8309 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Metal Stoppers. In 2021, Metal Stoppers were the world's 385th most traded product, with a total trade of $9.01B. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Metal Stoppers grew by 19.7%, from $7.52B to $9.01B. Trade in Metal Stoppers represent 0.00043% of total world trade.

Metal Stoppers are a part of Miscellaneous metal products. They include Stoppers, caps, lids, packing items nes of base metal and Corks, crown, of base metal.

Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Metal Stoppers  were China ($1.07B), Poland ($869M), Italy ($756M), Germany ($719M), and Spain ($618M).

Imports In 2021 the top importers of Metal Stoppers were United States ($1.16B), France ($602M), Germany ($540M), United Kingdom ($436M), and Canada ($421M).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Metal Stoppers was 10%, making it the 419th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

Ranking Metal Stoppers ranks 519th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Stoppers, caps and lids are used to seal bottles, jars, and other containers. They can be made from a variety of materials, including metal, plastic, or glass.

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

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Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2021): China, $1.07B

Top Destination (2021): United States, $1.16B

Metal Stoppers are the world's 385th most traded product.

In 2021, the top exporters of Metal Stoppers were China ($1.07B), Poland ($869M), Italy ($756M), Germany ($719M), and Spain ($618M).

In 2021, the top importers of Metal Stoppers were United States ($1.16B), France ($602M), Germany ($540M), United Kingdom ($436M), and Canada ($421M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

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Top Origin Growth (2020 -  2021): China, $351M

Top Destination Growth (2020 -  2021): United States, $326M

Between 2020 and 2021, the exports of Metal Stoppers grew the fastest in China ($351M), France ($146M), Poland ($130M), Italy ($96.2M), and Spain ($81.2M).

Between 2020 and 2021, the fastest growing importers of Metal Stoppers were United States ($326M), France ($104M), Germany ($81.3M), Netherlands ($64.8M), and Canada ($62M).

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Market Concentration

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

In 2021, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.78. This means that most of the exports of Metal Stoppers are explained by 27 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2021): China, $1.01B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2021): United States, $622M

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

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Metal Stoppers were China ($1.01B), Poland ($646M), Italy ($516M), Spain ($306M), and Mexico ($292M).

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Metal Stoppers were United States ($622M), United Kingdom ($257M), Canada ($240M), Belgium ($167M), and Austria ($155M).

Disaggregation

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Value

In 2021, the world most traded Metal Stoppers, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Stoppers, caps, lids, packing items nes... ($8.58B) and Corks, crown, of base metal ($426M)

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

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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 Metal Stoppers to countries. Higher relatedness values ‚Äč‚Äčindicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.