Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Semiconductor Devices. In 2020, Semiconductor Devices were the world's 20th most traded product, with a total trade of $102B. Between 2019 and 2020 the exports of Semiconductor Devices grew by 1.72%, from $101B to $102B. Trade in Semiconductor Devices represent 0.61% of total world trade.

Exports In 2020 the top exporters of Semiconductor Devices  were China ($35.8B), Japan ($9.57B), Malaysia ($8.67B), Germany ($6.27B), and Chinese Taipei ($5.48B).

Imports In 2020 the top importers of Semiconductor Devices were Hong Kong ($16.5B), United States ($12.5B), China ($10.8B), Germany ($6.11B), and Vietnam ($6.04B).

Ranking Semiconductor Devices ranks 198th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

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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 (2020): China, $35.8B

Top Destination (2020): Hong Kong, $16.5B

Semiconductor Devices are the world's 20th most traded product.

In 2020, the top exporters of Semiconductor Devices were China ($35.8B), Japan ($9.57B), Malaysia ($8.67B), Germany ($6.27B), and Chinese Taipei ($5.48B).

In 2020, the top importers of Semiconductor Devices were Hong Kong ($16.5B), United States ($12.5B), China ($10.8B), Germany ($6.11B), and Vietnam ($6.04B).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

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Top Origin Growth (2019 -  2020): China, $818M

Top Destination Growth (2019 - 2020): Vietnam, $2.15B

Between 2019 and 2020, the exports of Semiconductor Devices grew the fastest in China ($818M), Vietnam ($817M), Thailand ($744M), Japan ($383M), and Singapore ($184M).

Between 2019 and 2020, the fastest growing importers of Semiconductor Devices were Vietnam ($2.15B), United States ($1.84B), China ($649M), Hong Kong ($647M), and Netherlands ($410M).

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Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Semiconductor Devices.

In 2020,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.62. This means that most of the exports of Semiconductor Devices are explained by 12 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2020): China, $25B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2020): Hong Kong, $15.5B

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

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Semiconductor Devices were China ($25B), Malaysia ($5.64B), Japan ($5.45B), Chinese Taipei ($2.91B), and South Korea ($1.37B).

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Semiconductor Devices were Hong Kong ($15.5B), United States ($7.53B), India ($2.22B), Netherlands ($2.12B), and Mexico ($1.89B).

Disaggregation

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Value

In 2020, the world most traded Semiconductor Devices, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Photosensitive/photovoltaic/LED semiconductor devices ($56B), Transistors, except photosensitive, > 1 watt ($18.3B), Diodes, except photosensitive and light emitting ($9.02B), Mounted piezo-electric crystals ($6.01B), and Parts of semiconductor devices and similar... ($5.15B)

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