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4911 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

World Trade (2018): $10.8B, Rnk 307 / 1225

Top Exporter (2018): $1.88B, Germany

Top Importer (2018): $1.18B, United States

Product Complexity (2018): 0.51, Rnk 369 / 1018

Export Growth (CAGR)(2017 - 2018): 32.8%, Rnk 147 / 1225

Mean Tariff (2018): 9.92%, Rnk 432 / 1259

Share of World Trade (2018): 0.059%, Rnk 307 / 1225

Overview:  This page contains the latest trade data of Other Printed Material. In 2018, Other Printed Material were the world's 307th most traded product, with a total trade of $10.8B. Between 2017 and 2018 the exports of Other Printed Material grew by 32.8%, from  $8.13B to $10.8B. Trade in Other Printed Material represent 0.059% of total world trade.

Exports: In 2018 the top exporters of Other Printed Material  were Germany ($1.88B), United States ($1.19B), China ($1.06B), Italy ($513M), and Netherlands ($492M).

Imports: In 2018 the top importers of Other Printed Material were United States ($1.18B), Germany ($1.03B), France ($929M), Switzerland ($567M), and Canada ($445M).

Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Other Printed Material was 9.92%, been the 432 lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Other Printed Material are Syria (46%), Bahamas (31.5%), Cameroon (29.4%), Gabon (29.4%), and Chad (29.4%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Hong Kong (0%), Japan (0%), South Korea (0%), Maldives (0%), and Singapore (0%).

Ranking: Other Printed Material ranks 369th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2018): Germany, $1.88B

Top Destination (2018): United States, $1.18B

Other Printed Material are the world's 307th most traded product.

In 2018, the top exporters of Other Printed Material were Germany ($1.88B), United States ($1.19B), China ($1.06B), Italy ($513M), and Netherlands ($492M).

In 2018, the top importers of Other Printed Material were United States ($1.18B), Germany ($1.03B), France ($929M), Switzerland ($567M), and Canada ($445M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2017 -  2018): China, $387M

Top Destination Growth (2017 - 2018): United States, $822M

Between 2017 and 2018, the exports of Other Printed Material grew the fastest in China ($387M), Singapore ($368M), United States ($362M), Canada ($207M), and Germany ($162M).

Between 2017 and 2018, the fastest growing importers of Other Printed Material were United States ($822M), Canada ($338M), Germany ($218M), Japan ($161M), and Australia ($122M).

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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 Other Printed Material.

In 2018,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.61. This means that most of the exports of Other Printed Material are explained by 24 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2018): Germany, $843M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2018): France, $523M

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

In 2018, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Other Printed Material were Germany ($843M), China ($815M), Singapore ($290M), Italy ($289M), and Belgium-Luxembourg ($196M).

In 2018, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Other Printed Material were France ($523M), Switzerland ($388M), Japan ($290M), Hong Kong ($142M), and Norway ($136M).

Trade Forecasts

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This section shows forecasts for total trade for Other Printed Material. 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 Other Printed Material was 9.92%.  The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Other Printed Material were Syria (46%), Bahamas (31.5%), Cameroon (29.4%), Gabon (29.4%), and Chad (29.4%).

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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.