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4901 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

World Trade (2018): $16.5B, Rnk 224 / 1225

Top Exporter (2018): $2.43B, United Kingdom

Top Importer (2018): $1.84B, United States

Product Complexity (2018): 0.45, Rnk 395 / 1018

Export Growth (CAGR)(2017 - 2018): 10.1%, Rnk 770 / 1225

Mean Tariff (2018): 0.91%, Rnk 1256 / 1259

Share of World Trade (2018): 0.09%, Rnk 224 / 1225

Overview:  This page contains the latest trade data of Brochures. In 2018, Brochures were the world's 224th most traded product, with a total trade of $16.5B. Between 2017 and 2018 the exports of Brochures grew by 10.1%, from  $15B to $16.5B. Trade in Brochures represent 0.09% of total world trade.

Exports: In 2018 the top exporters of Brochures  were United Kingdom ($2.43B), United States ($2.29B), Germany ($1.8B), China ($1.78B), and Poland ($1.03B).

Imports: In 2018 the top importers of Brochures were United States ($1.84B), Germany ($1.71B), United Kingdom ($1.45B), Canada ($1.08B), and France ($850M).

Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Brochures was 0.91%, been the 1256 lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Brochures are Angola (20%), Bahamas (14%), Moldova (9.42%), Sudan (8.75%), and India (8.21%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Cote d'Ivoire (0%), Ghana (0%), Guinea (0%), Kenya (0%), and Liberia (0%).

Ranking: Brochures ranks 395th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2018): United Kingdom, $2.43B

Top Destination (2018): United States, $1.84B

Brochures are the world's 224th most traded product.

In 2018, the top exporters of Brochures were United Kingdom ($2.43B), United States ($2.29B), Germany ($1.8B), China ($1.78B), and Poland ($1.03B).

In 2018, the top importers of Brochures were United States ($1.84B), Germany ($1.71B), United Kingdom ($1.45B), Canada ($1.08B), and France ($850M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2017 -  2018): United Kingdom, $490M

Top Destination Growth (2017 - 2018): Germany, $322M

Between 2017 and 2018, the exports of Brochures grew the fastest in United Kingdom ($490M), Poland ($209M), Germany ($165M), Belgium-Luxembourg ($122M), and Spain ($112M).

Between 2017 and 2018, the fastest growing importers of Brochures were Germany ($322M), France ($138M), Australia ($96M), Belgium-Luxembourg ($92.9M), and Poland ($87.5M).

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Market Concentration

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Cumulative market share

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

In 2018,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.45. This means that most of the exports of Brochures are explained by 21 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2018): China, $1.38B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2018): Canada, $798M

This map shows which countries export or import more of Brochures. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Brochures during 2018.

In 2018, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Brochures were China ($1.38B), United Kingdom ($984M), Poland ($478M), United States ($457M), and Spain ($303M).

In 2018, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Brochures were Canada ($798M), Switzerland ($421M), Austria ($340M), Australia ($321M), and Belgium-Luxembourg ($214M).

Trade Forecasts

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This section shows forecasts for total trade for Brochures. The forecast is based in a long short-term memory model or LSTM constructed using yearly trade data.

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Import Tariffs

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In 2018, the average tariff for importing Brochures was 0.91%.  The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Brochures were Angola (20%), Bahamas (14%), Moldova (9.42%), Sudan (8.75%), and India (8.21%).

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Product Complexity

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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.