Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Pens. In 2021, Pens were the world's 471st most traded product, with a total trade of $6.43B. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Pens grew by 17.3%, from $5.48B to $6.43B. Trade in Pens represent 0.00031% of total world trade.
Pens are a part of Misc. manufactures. They include Ball point pens, Felt tipped, other porous-tipped pens and markers, Duplicating stylos, pen/pencil holders, pen parts, Fountain pens, stylograph pens, and other pens, nes, Propelling or sliding pencils, Refills for ball point pens, Sets of mixed types of pens/pencils, Pen nibs, and Indian ink drawing pens.
Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Pens were China ($1.8B), Japan ($1.03B), Germany ($810M), France ($431M), and Mexico ($265M).
Imports In 2021 the top importers of Pens were United States ($1.08B), Germany ($474M), France ($448M), China ($323M), and Mexico ($245M).
Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Pens was 9.82%, making it the 431st lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.
Ranking Pens ranks 278th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).
Description Ball-point pens are used to write on paper. They are made from a variety of materials, including plastic and metal. Felt tipped and other porous-tipped pens and markers are used to write on paper or other surfaces. Fountain pens, stylograph pens, and other pens are used to write on paper. Duplicating stylos are used to copy documents. Propelling or sliding pencils are used for writing on paper. Pen-holders, pencil-holders, and similar holders hold a pen or pencil while it's being used. Parts of these products include the caps that cover the ends of the pen or pencil, as well as clips that attach the cap to the pen or pencil itself.