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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)

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 0.0013% 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).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Self-adhesive Plastics was 8.31%, making it the 518th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

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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Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2021): China, $5.18B

Top Destination (2021): China, $3.36B

Self-adhesive Plastics are the world's 167th most traded product.

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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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

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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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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 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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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).

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Value

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)

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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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Product Complexity

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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.

Country by Relatedness

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