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392610 (Harmonized System 1992 for 6-digit)

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Plastic office and school articles and supplies. In 2021, Plastic office and school articles and supplies were the world's 1257th most traded product, with a total trade of $2.45B. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Plastic office and school articles and supplies grew by 17.5%, from $2.09B to $2.45B. Trade in Plastic office and school articles and supplies represent 0.00012% of total world trade.

Plastic office and school articles and supplies are a part of Other Plastic Products.

Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Plastic office and school articles and supplies  were China ($1.33B), Germany ($145M), Netherlands ($81.2M), Vietnam ($72.7M), and Poland ($70.7M).

Imports In 2021 the top importers of Plastic office and school articles and supplies were United States ($492M), Japan ($242M), Germany ($178M), France ($123M), and United Kingdom ($87.6M).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Plastic office and school articles and supplies was 13.4%, making it the 1452nd lowest tariff using the HS6 product classification.

Ranking Plastic office and school articles and supplies ranks 1699th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Plastic office and school articles and supplies are used in many ways. For example, rulers are made with plastic, paper clips are usually made from plastic, many office supplies are made from plastic such as staplers, hole punchers, and binders, and most pens are made of plastic.

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

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2021): China, $1.33B

Top Destination (2021): United States, $492M

Plastic office and school articles and supplies are the world's 1257th most traded product.

In 2021, the top exporters of Plastic office and school articles and supplies were China ($1.33B), Germany ($145M), Netherlands ($81.2M), Vietnam ($72.7M), and Poland ($70.7M).

In 2021, the top importers of Plastic office and school articles and supplies were United States ($492M), Japan ($242M), Germany ($178M), France ($123M), and United Kingdom ($87.6M).

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Top Origin Growth (2020 -  2021): China, $240M

Top Destination Growth (2020 -  2021): United States, $71.3M

Between 2020 and 2021, the exports of Plastic office and school articles and supplies grew the fastest in China ($240M), United Arab Emirates ($24.2M), Germany ($15.9M), Poland ($12.1M), and Chinese Taipei ($11.2M).

Between 2020 and 2021, the fastest growing importers of Plastic office and school articles and supplies were United States ($71.3M), Japan ($26.4M), Germany ($25.6M), Malaysia ($24.6M), and France ($18.6M).

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Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Plastic office and school articles and supplies.

In 2021, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.23. This means that most of the exports of Plastic office and school articles and supplies are explained by 9 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2021): China, $1.31B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2021): United States, $435M

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

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Plastic office and school articles and supplies were China ($1.31B), Chinese Taipei ($52.8M), Vietnam ($45.1M), Turkey ($29.1M), and Poland ($23.3M).

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Plastic office and school articles and supplies were United States ($435M), Japan ($218M), France ($69.3M), United Kingdom ($50.2M), and Malaysia ($48.2M).

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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.