Newspapers, journals and periodicals, whether or not illustrated or containing advertising material

4902 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

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Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Newspapers. In 2021, Newspapers were the world's 674th most traded product, with a total trade of $2.84B. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Newspapers N/A by N/A, from $2.58B to $2.84B. Trade in Newspapers represent 0.014% of total world trade.

Newspapers are a part of Books, newspapers, & other prints. They include Newspapers, journals and periodicals, < 4 issues/week and Newspapers, journals and periodicals, > 3 issues/week.

Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Newspapers  were Poland ($556M), Germany ($439M), United States ($399M), United Kingdom ($339M), and France ($218M).

Imports In 2021 the top importers of Newspapers were Germany ($622M), Canada ($356M), Austria ($208M), France ($199M), and Switzerland ($182M).

Ranking Newspapers ranks 145th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description The common uses of newspapers, journals and periodicals are to provide information about current events, to provide insight into a particular subject, and to provide information about the society in which they are published.

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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)Poland$556M
Top Destination (2021)Germany$622M

In 2021 Newspapers were the world's 674th most traded product (out of 1,217).

In 2021, the top exporters of Newspapers were Poland ($556M), Germany ($439M), United States ($399M), United Kingdom ($339M), and France ($218M).

In 2021, the top importers of Newspapers were Germany ($622M), Canada ($356M), Austria ($208M), France ($199M), and Switzerland ($182M).

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Exporters of Newspapers (2021)
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Importers of Newspapers (2021)
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Market Dynamics

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Top Origin Growth (2020 -  2021)Poland$61.8M
Top Destination Growth (2020 -  2021)Germany$67.9M

Between 2020 and 2021, the exports of Newspapers grew the fastest in Poland ($61.8M), United Kingdom ($49.4M), France ($45.5M), United States ($41.2M), and Germany ($17.1M).

Between 2020 and 2021, the fastest growing importers of Newspapers were Germany ($67.9M), United States ($44.5M), Austria ($34.5M), Belgium ($34.2M), and Canada ($33M).

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Exporters of Newspapers (2020 - 2021)

Importers of Newspapers (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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

In 2021, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.94. This means that most of the exports of Newspapers are explained by 15 countries.

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Value of Exports in Newspapers

Net Trade

TOP NET EXPORTER (2021)Poland$539M
TOP NET IMPORTER (2021)Canada$328M

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

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Newspapers were Poland ($539M), United States ($317M), United Kingdom ($284M), Italy ($84.7M), and Spain ($45.4M).

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Newspapers were Canada ($328M), Austria ($190M), Germany ($183M), Switzerland ($170M), and Australia ($88.7M).

Net Trade (2021)

Disaggregation

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In 2021, the world most traded Newspapers, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Newspapers, journals and periodicals, < 4... ($2.65B) and Newspapers, journals and periodicals, > 3... ($196M)

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

Top 10 Exporters Countries of Newspapers 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 (2021)

Country by Relatedness

The following visualization shows the relatedness of Newspapers 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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