HS Icon Unprocessed Artificial Staple Fibers

5504 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Unprocessed Artificial Staple Fibers. In 2020, Unprocessed Artificial Staple Fibers were the world's 638th most traded product, with a total trade of $2.63B. Between 2019 and 2020 the exports of Unprocessed Artificial Staple Fibers decreased by -14%, from $3.06B to $2.63B. Trade in Unprocessed Artificial Staple Fibers represent 0.016% of total world trade.

Unprocessed Artificial Staple Fibers are a part of Man-made staple fibres. They include Staple fibres of viscose rayon, not carded or combedand Artif staple fibres, except rayon,not carded or combe.

Exports In 2020 the top exporters of Unprocessed Artificial Staple Fibers  were Austria ($767M), Indonesia ($537M), China ($506M), Thailand ($167M), and Germany ($130M).

Imports In 2020 the top importers of Unprocessed Artificial Staple Fibers were Turkey ($409M), China ($339M), Pakistan ($288M), United States ($211M), and Bangladesh ($129M).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Unprocessed Artificial Staple Fibers was 4.03%, making it the 1005th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Unprocessed Artificial Staple Fibers are Bahamas (40.2%), Cayman Islands (22%), Comoros (18.9%), India (16.4%), and Anguilla (15%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Egypt (0%), Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), and Rwanda (0%).

Ranking Unprocessed Artificial Staple Fibers ranks 340th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Description Artificial staple fibres are used in many different products, including clothing, carpets, upholstery, insulation, and more. They are often used in these products because they are less expensive and easier to maintain than natural fibres.

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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): Austria, $767M

Top Destination (2020): Turkey, $409M

Unprocessed Artificial Staple Fibers are the world's 638th most traded product.

In 2020, the top exporters of Unprocessed Artificial Staple Fibers were Austria ($767M), Indonesia ($537M), China ($506M), Thailand ($167M), and Germany ($130M).

In 2020, the top importers of Unprocessed Artificial Staple Fibers were Turkey ($409M), China ($339M), Pakistan ($288M), United States ($211M), and Bangladesh ($129M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

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Top Origin Growth (2019 -  2020): Singapore, $72.1M

Top Destination Growth (2019 - 2020): Singapore, $119M

Between 2019 and 2020, the exports of Unprocessed Artificial Staple Fibers grew the fastest in Singapore ($72.1M), Sri Lanka ($32.7M), Indonesia ($15.8M), Croatia ($14.5M), and Germany ($13.8M).

Between 2019 and 2020, the fastest growing importers of Unprocessed Artificial Staple Fibers were Singapore ($119M), Bangladesh ($33M), United Arab Emirates ($19.9M), Austria ($12.9M), and United States ($10.9M).

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Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Unprocessed Artificial Staple Fibers.

In 2020,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.05. This means that most of the exports of Unprocessed Artificial Staple Fibers are explained by 8 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2020): Austria, $749M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2020): Turkey, $408M

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

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Unprocessed Artificial Staple Fibers were Austria ($749M), Indonesia ($475M), China ($166M), Thailand ($154M), and United Kingdom ($77.1M).

In 2020, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Unprocessed Artificial Staple Fibers were Turkey ($408M), Pakistan ($288M), United States ($165M), Bangladesh ($129M), and Vietnam ($104M).

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In 2019, the world most traded Unprocessed Artificial Staple Fibers, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Staple fibres of viscose rayon, not... ($2.12B)and Artif staple fibres, except rayon,not carded... ($512M)

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Unprocessed Artificial Staple Fibers.
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Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Unprocessed Artificial Staple Fibers was 4.03%. The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Unprocessed Artificial Staple Fibers were Bahamas (40.2%), Cayman Islands (22%), Comoros (18.9%), India (16.4%), and Anguilla (15%).

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.

Country by Relatedness

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The following visualization shows the relatedness of Unprocessed Artificial Staple Fibers to countries. Higher relatedness values ​​indicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.