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Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Transportation. In 2021, Transportation were the world's 4th most traded product, with a total trade of $1.86T. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Transportation grew by 15%, from $1.61T to $1.86T. Trade in Transportation represent 8.83% of total world trade.

Transportation include Cars, tractors, trucks & parts thereof., Aircraft and spacecraft, Ships, boats, & floating structures, and Railway and trams.

Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Transportation  were Germany ($280B), United States ($166B), Japan ($156B), China ($151B), and Mexico ($114B).

Imports In 2021 the top importers of Transportation were United States ($312B), Germany ($156B), China ($93.2B), France ($91.9B), and Canada ($75.3B).

Ranking Transportation ranks 3rd in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Transportation. Countries are shown based on data availability.

For a full breakdown of trade patterns, visit the trend explorer or the product in country profile.

* 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)Germany$280B
Top Destination (2021)United States$312B

In 2021 Transportation were the world's 4th most traded product (out of 21).

In 2021, the top exporters of Transportation were Germany ($280B), United States ($166B), Japan ($156B), China ($151B), and Mexico ($114B).

In 2021, the top importers of Transportation were United States ($312B), Germany ($156B), China ($93.2B), France ($91.9B), and Canada ($75.3B).

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Exporters of Transportation (2021)
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Importers of Transportation (2021)
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Market Dynamics

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Top Origin Growth (2020 -  2021)China$44.7B
Top Destination Growth (2020 -  2021)United States$20.5B

Between 2020 and 2021, the exports of Transportation grew the fastest in China ($44.7B), Germany ($29.7B), United States ($18B), France ($15B), and Japan ($13.5B).

Between 2020 and 2021, the fastest growing importers of Transportation were United States ($20.5B), Russia ($11.9B), Italy ($11B), China ($10.8B), and Canada ($10.1B).

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Exporters of Transportation (2020 - 2021)

Importers of Transportation (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Transportation.

In 2021, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.72. This means that most of the exports of Transportation are explained by 26 countries.

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Value of Exports in Transportation

Net Trade

TOP NET EXPORTER (2021)Japan$126B
TOP NET IMPORTER (2021)United States$146B

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

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Transportation were Japan ($126B), Germany ($125B), Mexico ($72.5B), South Korea ($68.5B), and China ($57.4B).

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Transportation were United States ($146B), Australia ($36.1B), Russia ($28.6B), Canada ($17.9B), and Ireland ($17.5B).

Net Trade (2021)

Disaggregation

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In 2021, the world most traded Transportation, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Cars, tractors, trucks & parts thereof. ($1.5T), Aircraft and spacecraft ($184B), Ships, boats, & floating structures ($135B), and Railway and trams ($38.6B)

HS6 Disaggregation for Transportation (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 Transportation.
It is possible to select the main countries that export or import Transportation in the world, or by continent, as well as select the measure of interest.

Top 10 Exporters Countries of Transportation by percentage of total exports

Product Complexity

Diversification Frontier

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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)

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