HS Icon Railway Passenger Cars

Railway or tramway coaches; passenger coaches, luggage vans, post office coaches and other special purpose railway or tramway coaches, not self-propelled (excluding those of heading no. 8604)

8605 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Railway Passenger Cars. In 2021, Railway Passenger Cars were the world's 808th most traded product, with a total trade of $1.66B. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Railway Passenger Cars grew by 43.8%, from $1.15B to $1.66B. Trade in Railway Passenger Cars represent 0.0079% of total world trade.

Railway Passenger Cars are a part of Railway and trams. They include Railway passenger and special purpose coaches.

Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Railway Passenger Cars  were Germany ($293M), Russia ($282M), France ($158M), Hungary ($147M), and Japan ($126M).

Imports In 2021 the top importers of Railway Passenger Cars were Egypt ($229M), Israel ($156M), Spain ($144M), Poland ($142M), and Russia ($115M).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Railway Passenger Cars was 7%, making it the 621st lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

Ranking Railway Passenger Cars ranks 427th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Railway Passenger Cars. 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 (2021): Germany, $293M

Top Destination (2021): Egypt, $229M

Railway Passenger Cars are the world's 808th most traded product.

In 2021, the top exporters of Railway Passenger Cars were Germany ($293M), Russia ($282M), France ($158M), Hungary ($147M), and Japan ($126M).

In 2021, the top importers of Railway Passenger Cars were Egypt ($229M), Israel ($156M), Spain ($144M), Poland ($142M), and Russia ($115M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

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Top Origin Growth (2020 -  2021): Hungary, $122M

Top Destination Growth (2020 -  2021): Spain, $138M

Between 2020 and 2021, the exports of Railway Passenger Cars grew the fastest in Hungary ($122M), France ($109M), Russia ($87.9M), India ($85.4M), and Czechia ($51.5M).

Between 2020 and 2021, the fastest growing importers of Railway Passenger Cars were Spain ($138M), Russia ($114M), Egypt ($108M), Chinese Taipei ($99.3M), and Poland ($97.4M).

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Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Railway Passenger Cars.

In 2021, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.81. This means that most of the exports of Railway Passenger Cars are explained by 14 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2021): Germany, $231M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2021): Egypt, $229M

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

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Railway Passenger Cars were Germany ($231M), Russia ($168M), France ($156M), Japan ($125M), and Hungary ($110M).

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Railway Passenger Cars were Egypt ($229M), Israel ($156M), Poland ($109M), Sri Lanka ($80M), and United States ($76M).

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In 2021, the world most traded Railway Passenger Cars, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Railway passenger and special purpose coaches ($1.66B)

Country Comparison

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Railway Passenger Cars.
It is possible to select the main countries that export or import Railway Passenger Cars in the world, or by continent, as well as select the measure of interest.

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.

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