Articles of plastics and articles of other materials of heading no. 3901 to 3914, n.e.c. in chapter 39

3926 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

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Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Other Plastic Products. In 2021, Other Plastic Products were the world's 27th most traded product, with a total trade of $104B. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Other Plastic Products grew by 17.7%, from $88.8B to $104B. Trade in Other Plastic Products represent 0.5% of total world trade.

Other Plastic Products are a part of Plastics & 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 2021 the top exporters of Other Plastic Products  were China ($35.8B), Germany ($11.6B), United States ($8.32B), Italy ($3.71B), and France ($3.29B).

Imports In 2021 the top importers of Other Plastic Products were United States ($18.4B), Germany ($8.83B), France ($4.45B), Mexico ($4.4B), and Japan ($3.99B).

Ranking Other Plastic Products ranks 252nd 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.

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

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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$35.8B
Top Destination (2021)United States$18.4B

In 2021 Other Plastic Products were the world's 27th most traded product (out of 1,217).

In 2021, the top exporters of Other Plastic Products were China ($35.8B), Germany ($11.6B), United States ($8.32B), Italy ($3.71B), and France ($3.29B).

In 2021, the top importers of Other Plastic Products were United States ($18.4B), Germany ($8.83B), France ($4.45B), Mexico ($4.4B), and Japan ($3.99B).

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Exporters of Other Plastic Products (2021)
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Importers of Other Plastic Products (2021)
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Market Dynamics

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Top Origin Growth (2020 -  2021)China$5.38B
Top Destination Growth (2020 -  2021)United States$2.98B

Between 2020 and 2021, the exports of Other Plastic Products grew the fastest in China ($5.38B), Germany ($1.8B), United States ($1.2B), Poland ($653M), and Italy ($648M).

Between 2020 and 2021, the fastest growing importers of Other Plastic Products were United States ($2.98B), Germany ($1.62B), Mexico ($896M), France ($855M), and China ($621M).

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Exporters of Other Plastic Products (2020 - 2021)

Importers of Other Plastic Products (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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

In 2021, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.09. This means that most of the exports of Other Plastic Products are explained by 17 countries.

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Value of Exports in Other Plastic Products

Net Trade

TOP NET EXPORTER (2021)China$32B
TOP NET IMPORTER (2021)United States$10.1B

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 2021.

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Other Plastic Products were China ($32B), Germany ($2.76B), Italy ($1.31B), Chinese Taipei ($1.27B), and Poland ($462M).

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Other Plastic Products were United States ($10.1B), Mexico ($2.07B), United Kingdom ($1.6B), Australia ($1.31B), and Japan ($1.25B).

Net Trade (2021)

Disaggregation

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In 2021, the world most traded Other Plastic Products, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Other plastic articles ($84.2B), Plastic apparel and clothing accessories ($8.36B), Plastic fittings for furniture, coachwork ($4.97B), Plastic statuettes and other ornamental articles ($4.54B), and Plastic office and school articles and... ($2.45B)

HS6 Disaggregation for Other Plastic Products (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 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.

Top 10 Exporters Countries of Other Plastic Products 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 Other Plastic Products 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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