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3924 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Plastic Housewares. In 2021, Plastic Housewares were the world's 178th most traded product, with a total trade of $25.4B. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Plastic Housewares grew by 23.7%, from $20.6B to $25.4B. Trade in Plastic Housewares represent 0.0012% of total world trade.

Plastic Housewares are a part of Plastics & articles thereof. They include Plastic table and kitchen ware and Plastic household and hygiene articles .

Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Plastic Housewares  were China ($14.8B), United States ($890M), Germany ($848M), Italy ($679M), and Turkey ($618M).

Imports In 2021 the top importers of Plastic Housewares were United States ($7.58B), Germany ($1.26B), Canada ($926M), France ($847M), and Japan ($845M).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Plastic Housewares was 14.8%, making it the 188th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

Ranking Plastic Housewares ranks 673rd in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Tableware is used for eating and drinking, kitchenware for cooking and other household articles are used for cleaning, storing or decorating.

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Plastic Housewares. 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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Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2021): China, $14.8B

Top Destination (2021): United States, $7.58B

Plastic Housewares are the world's 178th most traded product.

In 2021, the top exporters of Plastic Housewares were China ($14.8B), United States ($890M), Germany ($848M), Italy ($679M), and Turkey ($618M).

In 2021, the top importers of Plastic Housewares were United States ($7.58B), Germany ($1.26B), Canada ($926M), France ($847M), and Japan ($845M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

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Top Origin Growth (2020 -  2021): China, $3.27B

Top Destination Growth (2020 -  2021): United States, $1.92B

Between 2020 and 2021, the exports of Plastic Housewares grew the fastest in China ($3.27B), United States ($178M), Turkey ($148M), Greece ($104M), and Poland ($99.5M).

Between 2020 and 2021, the fastest growing importers of Plastic Housewares were United States ($1.92B), Malaysia ($167M), Canada ($166M), Japan ($148M), and Netherlands ($130M).

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Market Concentration

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Cumulative market share

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Plastic Housewares.

In 2021, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.2. This means that most of the exports of Plastic Housewares are explained by 9 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2021): China, $14.6B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2021): United States, $6.69B

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

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Plastic Housewares were China ($14.6B), Turkey ($567M), Chinese Taipei ($430M), Italy ($257M), and Poland ($253M).

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Plastic Housewares were United States ($6.69B), Japan ($729M), Canada ($729M), Australia ($623M), and United Kingdom ($573M).

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In 2021, the world most traded Plastic Housewares, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Plastic table and kitchen ware ($14B) and Plastic household and hygiene articles ($11.4B)

Country Comparison

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Plastic Housewares.
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Product Complexity

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Diversification Frontier

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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

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