Motorcycles (including mopeds) and cycles; fitted with an auxiliary motor, with or without side-cars; side-cars

8711 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

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Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Motorcycles and cycles. In 2021, Motorcycles and cycles were the world's 114th most traded product, with a total trade of $39.2B. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Motorcycles and cycles grew by 30.9%, from $29.9B to $39.2B. Trade in Motorcycles and cycles represent 0.19% of total world trade.

Motorcycles and cycles are a part of Cars, tractors, trucks & parts thereof.. They include Motorcycles, Spark ignition 50-250 cc, Motorcycles, Spark ignition > 800 cc, Motorcycles, Spark ignition 500-800 cc, Other Motorcycles, Motorcycles, Spark ignition < 50 cc, and Motorcycles, Spark ignition 250-500 cc.

Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Motorcycles and cycles  were China ($11.1B), Germany ($3.32B), Thailand ($3.04B), Japan ($2.87B), and India ($2.84B).

Imports In 2021 the top importers of Motorcycles and cycles were United States ($3.62B), Germany ($3.3B), Netherlands ($2.39B), France ($2.38B), and Philippines ($1.66B).

Ranking Motorcycles and cycles ranks 335th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Motorcycles are a type of vehicle that is powered by an internal combustion engine. They can be made from a variety of materials, including steel, aluminum, and plastic.

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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)China$11.1B
Top Destination (2021)United States$3.62B

In 2021 Motorcycles and cycles were the world's 114th most traded product (out of 1,217).

In 2021, the top exporters of Motorcycles and cycles were China ($11.1B), Germany ($3.32B), Thailand ($3.04B), Japan ($2.87B), and India ($2.84B).

In 2021, the top importers of Motorcycles and cycles were United States ($3.62B), Germany ($3.3B), Netherlands ($2.39B), France ($2.38B), and Philippines ($1.66B).

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Exporters of Motorcycles and cycles (2021)
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Importers of Motorcycles and cycles (2021)
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Market Dynamics

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Top Origin Growth (2020 -  2021)China$3.04B
Top Destination Growth (2020 -  2021)United States$727M

Between 2020 and 2021, the exports of Motorcycles and cycles grew the fastest in China ($3.04B), India ($1.01B), Thailand ($883M), Japan ($676M), and Germany ($574M).

Between 2020 and 2021, the fastest growing importers of Motorcycles and cycles were United States ($727M), Germany ($625M), France ($530M), Philippines ($523M), and Netherlands ($508M).

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Exporters of Motorcycles and cycles (2020 - 2021)

Importers of Motorcycles and cycles (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Motorcycles and cycles.

In 2021, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.89. This means that most of the exports of Motorcycles and cycles are explained by 14 countries.

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Value of Exports in Motorcycles and cycles

Net Trade

TOP NET EXPORTER (2021)China$10.3B
TOP NET IMPORTER (2021)United States$2.74B

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

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Motorcycles and cycles were China ($10.3B), India ($2.75B), Thailand ($2.62B), Japan ($1.87B), and Indonesia ($1.62B).

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Motorcycles and cycles were United States ($2.74B), France ($1.81B), Philippines ($1.63B), United Kingdom ($1.05B), and Belgium ($974M).

Net Trade (2021)

Disaggregation

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In 2021, the world most traded Motorcycles and cycles, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Motorcycles, Spark ignition 50-250 cc ($13.1B), Other Motorcycles ($12.3B), Motorcycles, Spark ignition > 800 cc ($7.01B), Motorcycles, Spark ignition 250-500 cc ($3.14B), and Motorcycles, Spark ignition 500-800 cc ($2.55B)

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

Top 10 Exporters Countries of Motorcycles and cycles 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 Motorcycles and cycles 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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