HS Icon Other Plastic Products

3926 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Other Plastic Products. In 2020, Other Plastic Products were the world's 26th most traded product, with a total trade of $88.4B. Between 2019 and 2020 the exports of Other Plastic Products grew by 7.24%, from $82.4B to $88.4B. Trade in Other Plastic Products represent 0.53% of total world trade.

Other Plastic Products are a part of Plastics and articles thereof. They include Other plastic articles, Plastic apparel and clothing accessories, Plastic fittings for furniture, coachwork, Plastic statuettes and other ornamental articles, and Plastic office and school articles and supplies.

Exports In 2020 the top exporters of Other Plastic Products  were China ($30.3B), Germany ($9.75B), United States ($7.18B), Italy ($3.02B), and France ($2.81B).

Imports In 2020 the top importers of Other Plastic Products were United States ($15.4B), Germany ($7.2B), United Kingdom ($4.6B), Japan ($3.73B), and France ($3.59B).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Other Plastic Products was 13.2%, making it the 254th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

Ranking Other Plastic Products ranks 263rd in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Office supplies, gloves, stickers, sequines, hangers or articles of polyurethane foam are used for their respective purposes. Office supplies are used for office work, gloves are used for protection from the elements, stickers are used to identify something, sequins are used to decorate clothing, hangers are used to hang clothing, and articles of polyurethane foam are used as padding or insulation.

View
Flow
Y-AXIS SCALE

The following visualization shows the latest trends on Other Plastic Products. Countries are shown based on data availability.

For a full breakdown of trade patterns, visit the trend explorer or the product in country profile.

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

Explore Latest Trends

Historical Data

#permalink to section

Exporters and Importers

#permalink to section

Trade By Country

Top Origin (2020): China, $30.3B

Top Destination (2020): United States, $15.4B

Other Plastic Products are the world's 26th most traded product.

In 2020, the top exporters of Other Plastic Products were China ($30.3B), Germany ($9.75B), United States ($7.18B), Italy ($3.02B), and France ($2.81B).

In 2020, the top importers of Other Plastic Products were United States ($15.4B), Germany ($7.2B), United Kingdom ($4.6B), Japan ($3.73B), and France ($3.59B).

Explore Visualizations

Market Dynamics

#permalink to section

Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2019 -  2020): China, $7.16B

Top Destination Growth (2019 - 2020): United States, $2.62B

Between 2019 and 2020, the exports of Other Plastic Products grew the fastest in China ($7.16B), Netherlands ($134M), Vietnam ($108M), Sri Lanka ($101M), and Turkey ($69.7M).

Between 2019 and 2020, the fastest growing importers of Other Plastic Products were United States ($2.62B), United Kingdom ($1.44B), Japan ($534M), Philippines ($350M), and Australia ($324M).

Explore Visualizations

Market Concentration

#permalink to section

Cumulative market share

Value

This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Other Plastic Products.

In 2020,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.1. This means that most of the exports of Other Plastic Products are explained by 17 countries.

Explore Visualizations

TOP NET EXPORTER (2020): China, $27.1B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2020): United States, $8.26B

This map shows which countries export or import more of Other Plastic Products. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Other Plastic Products during 2020.

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Other Plastic Products were China ($27.1B), Germany ($2.55B), Italy ($1.17B), Chinese Taipei ($1.08B), and South Korea ($325M).

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Other Plastic Products were United States ($8.26B), United Kingdom ($3.04B), Mexico ($1.48B), Japan ($1.33B), and Australia ($1.2B).

Disaggregation

#permalink to section
Value

In 2020, the world most traded Other Plastic Products, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Other plastic articles ($68.9B), Plastic apparel and clothing accessories ($9.66B), Plastic fittings for furniture, coachwork ($4.22B), Plastic statuettes and other ornamental articles ($3.58B), and Plastic office and school articles and... ($2.08B)

Country Comparison

#permalink to section
Flow
Measure
Ranking

This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Other Plastic Products.
It is possible to select the main countries that export or import Other Plastic Products in the world, or by continent, as well as select the measure of interest.

Product Complexity

#permalink to section

Diversification Frontier

#permalink to section
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.

Country by Relatedness

#permalink to section

The following visualization shows the relatedness of Other Plastic Products to countries. Higher relatedness values ​​indicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.