Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Postcards. In 2020, Postcards were the world's 875th most traded product, with a total trade of $1.07B. Between N/A and 2020 the exports of Postcards N/A by N/A, from N/A to $1.07B. Trade in Postcards represent 0.0064% of total world trade.

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Exports In 2020 the top exporters of Postcards  were China ($539M), Netherlands ($209M), United Kingdom ($62.9M), United States ($53.2M), and Germany ($47.9M).

Imports In 2020 the top importers of Postcards were United States ($298M), United Kingdom ($180M), Germany ($120M), Canada ($89.3M), and France ($58.8M).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Postcards was 10.9%, making it the 367th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

Ranking Postcards ranks 127th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Postcards. 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

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Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2020): China, $539M

Top Destination (2020): United States, $298M

Postcards are the world's 875th most traded product.

In 2020, the top exporters of Postcards were China ($539M), Netherlands ($209M), United Kingdom ($62.9M), United States ($53.2M), and Germany ($47.9M).

In 2020, the top importers of Postcards were United States ($298M), United Kingdom ($180M), Germany ($120M), Canada ($89.3M), and France ($58.8M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

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Top Origin Decrease (2019 -  2020): China, -$222M

Top Destination Growth (2019 - 2020): Japan, $3.51M

Between 2019 and 2020, the fastest declining exporters of Postcards were China (-$222M), Netherlands (-$47.2M), United States (-$23.4M), United Kingdom (-$16.2M), and Canada (-$3.57M).

Between 2019 and 2020, the fastest growing importers of Postcards were Japan ($3.51M), Switzerland ($3.22M), Hungary ($1.8M), Denmark ($1.47M), and Russia ($1.33M).

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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 Postcards.

In 2020,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 2.7. This means that most of the exports of Postcards are explained by 6 countries.

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

Disaggregation

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Value

In 2020, the world most traded Postcards, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Postcards, printed or illustrated, greeting cards ($1.07B)

Country Comparison

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Postcards.
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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.