HS Icon Rubber Apparel

Articles of apparel and clothing accessories (including gloves, mittens and mitts), for all purposes, of vulcanised rubber other than hard rubber

4015 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Rubber Apparel. In 2021, Rubber Apparel were the world's 166th most traded product, with a total trade of $26.9B. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Rubber Apparel grew by 61.9%, from $16.6B to $26.9B. Trade in Rubber Apparel represent 0.0013% of total world trade.

Rubber Apparel are a part of Rubber & articles thereof. They include Gloves other than surgical, of rubber, Rubber surgical gloves, and Clothing and accessories except gloves, of rubber.

Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Rubber Apparel  were Malaysia ($13.3B), China ($5.18B), Thailand ($3.28B), Indonesia ($772M), and Germany ($696M).

Imports In 2021 the top importers of Rubber Apparel were United States ($10B), Canada ($1.23B), Japan ($1.17B), United Kingdom ($1.13B), and Germany ($1.1B).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Rubber Apparel was 8.88%, making it the 477th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

Ranking Rubber Apparel ranks 702nd in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Vulcanized rubber articles of apparel and clothing accessories are used for many purposes. These may include: -Sporting goods, such as shoes, balls, and boxing gloves -Protective gear, such as helmets and shin guards -Medical and dental equipment, such as gloves and masks -Household items, such as gloves, oven mitts, and boots -Industrial products, such as gaskets and hoses

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Rubber Apparel. 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): Malaysia, $13.3B

Top Destination (2021): United States, $10B

Rubber Apparel are the world's 166th most traded product.

In 2021, the top exporters of Rubber Apparel were Malaysia ($13.3B), China ($5.18B), Thailand ($3.28B), Indonesia ($772M), and Germany ($696M).

In 2021, the top importers of Rubber Apparel were United States ($10B), Canada ($1.23B), Japan ($1.17B), United Kingdom ($1.13B), and Germany ($1.1B).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

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Top Origin Growth (2020 -  2021): Malaysia, $4.97B

Top Destination Growth (2020 -  2021): United States, $5.22B

Between 2020 and 2021, the exports of Rubber Apparel grew the fastest in Malaysia ($4.97B), China ($2.71B), Thailand ($1B), Indonesia ($300M), and Germany ($205M).

Between 2020 and 2021, the fastest growing importers of Rubber Apparel were United States ($5.22B), Canada ($459M), Italy ($325M), Japan ($321M), and Netherlands ($269M).

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Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Rubber Apparel.

In 2021, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 2.65. This means that most of the exports of Rubber Apparel are explained by 6 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2021): Malaysia, $13.1B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2021): United States, $9.75B

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

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Rubber Apparel were Malaysia ($13.1B), China ($4.58B), Thailand ($3.15B), Indonesia ($664M), and Vietnam ($424M).

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Rubber Apparel were United States ($9.75B), Japan ($1.16B), Canada ($1.16B), United Kingdom ($1.01B), and Italy ($729M).

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Value

In 2021, the world most traded Rubber Apparel, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Gloves other than surgical, of rubber ($23.1B), Rubber surgical gloves ($3.41B), and Clothing and accessories except gloves, of... ($420M)

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

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The following visualization shows the relatedness of Rubber Apparel to countries. Higher relatedness values ‚Äč‚Äčindicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.