Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Other plastic articles. In 2021, Other plastic articles were the world's 24th most traded product, with a total trade of $84.2B. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Other plastic articles grew by 21.6%, from $69.2B to $84.2B. Trade in Other plastic articles represent 0.004% of total world trade.
Other plastic articles are a part of Other Plastic Products.
Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Other plastic articles were China ($23.9B), Germany ($10.3B), United States ($7.86B), Italy ($3.43B), and France ($2.9B).
Imports In 2021 the top importers of Other plastic articles were United States ($13.2B), Germany ($7.37B), Mexico ($3.98B), France ($3.67B), and China ($3.52B).
Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Other plastic articles was 8.82%, making it the 2577th lowest tariff using the HS6 product classification.
Ranking Other plastic articles ranks 1465th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).
Description Plastics are typically used as packaging for food and drink, as well as for containers for certain kinds of household cleaners. Plastics are also used in automobiles, appliances, furniture, and electronics. Examples include polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and polyethylene terephthalate.