Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film, foil, tape, strip and other flat shapes, of plastics, whether or not in rolls

3919 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

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Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Self-adhesive Plastics. In 2021, Self-adhesive Plastics were the world's 167th most traded product, with a total trade of $26.9B. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Self-adhesive Plastics grew by 25.1%, from $21.5B to $26.9B. Trade in Self-adhesive Plastics represent 0.13% of total world trade.

Self-adhesive Plastics are a part of Plastics & articles thereof. They include Self-adhesive plastic (> 20 cm wide) and Self-adhesive plastic (< 20cm wide).

Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Self-adhesive Plastics  were China ($5.18B), United States ($3.23B), Japan ($3.16B), Germany ($3.1B), and South Korea ($1.83B).

Imports In 2021 the top importers of Self-adhesive Plastics were China ($3.36B), United States ($1.92B), Germany ($1.55B), Mexico ($1.13B), and Vietnam ($1.12B).

Ranking Self-adhesive Plastics ranks 105th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film, foil, tape, strip and other flat shapes are used in the production of food packaging, wrapping paper, packing material, and labels.

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

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Historical Data

Exporters and Importers

Top Origin (2021)China$5.18B
Top Destination (2021)China$3.36B

In 2021 Self-adhesive Plastics were the world's 167th most traded product (out of 1,217).

In 2021, the top exporters of Self-adhesive Plastics were China ($5.18B), United States ($3.23B), Japan ($3.16B), Germany ($3.1B), and South Korea ($1.83B).

In 2021, the top importers of Self-adhesive Plastics were China ($3.36B), United States ($1.92B), Germany ($1.55B), Mexico ($1.13B), and Vietnam ($1.12B).

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Exporters of Self-adhesive Plastics (2021)
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Market Dynamics

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Top Origin Growth (2020 -  2021)China$1.45B
Top Destination Growth (2020 -  2021)China$681M

Between 2020 and 2021, the exports of Self-adhesive Plastics grew the fastest in China ($1.45B), United States ($661M), Germany ($512M), Japan ($440M), and Italy ($257M).

Between 2020 and 2021, the fastest growing importers of Self-adhesive Plastics were China ($681M), United States ($447M), Germany ($301M), France ($205M), and Mexico ($204M).

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Exporters of Self-adhesive Plastics (2020 - 2021)

Importers of Self-adhesive Plastics (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Self-adhesive Plastics.

In 2021, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.2. This means that most of the exports of Self-adhesive Plastics are explained by 18 countries.

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Value of Exports in Self-adhesive Plastics

Net Trade

TOP NET EXPORTER (2021)Japan$2.64B
TOP NET IMPORTER (2021)Vietnam$902M

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

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Self-adhesive Plastics were Japan ($2.64B), China ($1.82B), Germany ($1.55B), United States ($1.31B), and South Korea ($1.14B).

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Self-adhesive Plastics were Vietnam ($902M), Mexico ($889M), Russia ($482M), Hong Kong ($443M), and Thailand ($355M).

Net Trade (2021)

Disaggregation

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In 2021, the world most traded Self-adhesive Plastics, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Self-adhesive plastic (> 20 cm wide) ($18.9B) and Self-adhesive plastic (< 20cm wide) ($7.94B)

HS6 Disaggregation for Self-adhesive Plastics (2021)
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Country Comparison

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Self-adhesive Plastics.
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Top 10 Exporters Countries of Self-adhesive Plastics by percentage of total exports

Product Complexity

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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.

Relatedness vs Country Complexity (2021)

Country by Relatedness

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

Relative Relatedness by Country (2021)

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