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9613 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

World Trade (2018): $1.81B, Rnk 762 / 1225

Top Exporter (2018): $728M, China

Top Importer (2018): $270M, United States

Product Complexity (2018): -0.044, Rnk 565 / 1018

Export Growth (CAGR)(2017 - 2018): 5.97%, Rnk 938 / 1225

Mean Tariff (2018): 11%, Rnk 368 / 1259

Share of World Trade (2018): 0.0098%, Rnk 762 / 1225

Overview:  This page contains the latest trade data of Lighters. In 2018, Lighters were the world's 762nd most traded product, with a total trade of $1.81B. Between 2017 and 2018 the exports of Lighters grew by 5.97%, from  $1.7B to $1.81B. Trade in Lighters represent 0.0098% of total world trade.

Exports: In 2018 the top exporters of Lighters  were China ($728M), France ($317M), United States ($109M), Spain ($107M), and Germany ($70M).

Imports: In 2018 the top importers of Lighters were United States ($270M), Germany ($113M), Japan ($72.7M), China ($69.3M), and France ($65.7M).

Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Lighters was 11%, been the 368 lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Lighters are Bahamas (41.3%), Zimbabwe (36.5%), Sudan (35%), Ethiopia (34.7%), and Cape Verde (30%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are South Africa (0%), Hong Kong (0%), Singapore (0%), Switzerland (0%), and Norway (0%).

Ranking: Lighters ranks 565th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2018): China, $728M

Top Destination (2018): United States, $270M

Lighters are the world's 762nd most traded product.

In 2018, the top exporters of Lighters were China ($728M), France ($317M), United States ($109M), Spain ($107M), and Germany ($70M).

In 2018, the top importers of Lighters were United States ($270M), Germany ($113M), Japan ($72.7M), China ($69.3M), and France ($65.7M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2017 -  2018): China, $37.3M

Top Destination Growth (2017 - 2018): India, $17.3M

Between 2017 and 2018, the exports of Lighters grew the fastest in China ($37.3M), Germany ($14.7M), Netherlands ($13.8M), Italy ($11.4M), and United States ($11.3M).

Between 2017 and 2018, the fastest growing importers of Lighters were India ($17.3M), Mexico ($17.2M), Spain ($12M), France ($9.99M), and Burma ($9.97M).

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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 Lighters.

In 2018,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.35. This means that most of the exports of Lighters are explained by 10 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2018): China, $659M

TOP NET IMPORTER (2018): United States, $161M

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

In 2018, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Lighters were China ($659M), France ($251M), Spain ($42.6M), Philippines ($28.6M), and Vietnam ($12.6M).

In 2018, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Lighters were United States ($161M), Japan ($60.2M), Indonesia ($57.5M), Germany ($43.2M), and Mexico ($37.3M).

Trade Forecasts

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This section shows forecasts for total trade for Lighters. 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 Lighters was 11%.  The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Lighters were Bahamas (41.3%), Zimbabwe (36.5%), Sudan (35%), Ethiopia (34.7%), and Cape Verde (30%).

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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.