Overview: In 2018, Knives were the world's 646th most traded product, with a total trade of $2.8B. Between 2017 and 2018 the exports of Knives grew by 8.42%, from $2.58B to $2.8B. Trade in Knives represent 0.015% of total world trade.
Exports: In 2018 the top exporters of Knives were China ($1.36B), Germany ($301M), Japan ($167M), Switzerland ($156M), and Netherlands ($91.2M).
Imports: In 2018 the top importers of Knives were United States ($728M), Germany ($250M), France ($134M), Netherlands ($131M), and Canada ($96.2M).
Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Knives was 12.7%, been the 285 lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.
The countries with the highest import tariffs for Knives are Zimbabwe (36.5%), Iran (35.6%), Ethiopia (29.7%), Cameroon (29.4%), and Gabon (29.4%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Mauritius (0%), Hong Kong (0%), Singapore (0%), Switzerland (0%), and Norway (0%).
Ranking: Knives ranks 93rd in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).