HS Icon Photographic Plates

3701 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

World Trade (2018): $4.7B, Rnk 521 / 1225

Top Exporter (2018): $1.11B, Japan

Top Importer (2018): $372M, United States

Product Complexity (2018): 1.61, Rnk 34 / 1018

Export Growth (CAGR)(2017 - 2018): 17.7%, Rnk 401 / 1225

Mean Tariff (2018): 6.76%, Rnk 632 / 1259

Share of World Trade (2018): 0.026%, Rnk 521 / 1225

Overview: In 2018, Photographic Plates were the world's 521st most traded product, with a total trade of $4.7B. Between 2017 and 2018 the exports of Photographic Plates grew by 17.7%, from  $3.99B to $4.7B. Trade in Photographic Plates represent 0.026% of total world trade.

Exports: In 2018 the top exporters of Photographic Plates  were Japan ($1.11B), Germany ($878M), China ($608M), United States ($596M), and Belgium-Luxembourg ($527M).

Imports: In 2018 the top importers of Photographic Plates were United States ($372M), Belgium-Luxembourg ($360M), Germany ($322M), China ($265M), and Chinese Taipei ($253M).

Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Photographic Plates was 6.76%, been the 632 lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Photographic Plates are Romania (25.8%), Maldives (24.5%), Sudan (23.7%), Bahamas (22.3%), and Bermuda (20%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Mauritius (0%), Hong Kong (0%), Japan (0%), Singapore (0%), and Taiwan (0%).

Ranking: Photographic Plates ranks 34th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2018): Japan, $1.11B

Top Destination (2018): United States, $372M

Photographic Plates are the world's 521st most traded product.

In 2018, the top exporters of Photographic Plates were Japan ($1.11B), Germany ($878M), China ($608M), United States ($596M), and Belgium-Luxembourg ($527M).

In 2018, the top importers of Photographic Plates were United States ($372M), Belgium-Luxembourg ($360M), Germany ($322M), China ($265M), and Chinese Taipei ($253M).

Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2017 -  2018): Belgium-Luxembourg, $189M

Top Destination Growth (2017 - 2018): Belgium-Luxembourg, $185M

Between 2017 and 2018, the exports of Photographic Plates grew the fastest in Belgium-Luxembourg ($189M), Germany ($145M), China ($145M), Japan ($126M), and Netherlands ($45.6M).

Between 2017 and 2018, the fastest growing importers of Photographic Plates were Belgium-Luxembourg ($185M), Netherlands ($75.4M), China ($58.4M), United States ($56.9M), and India ($47.1M).

Market Concentration

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Cumulative market share

This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Photographic Plates.

In 2018,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.32. This means that most of the exports of Photographic Plates are explained by 10 countries.

TOP NET EXPORTER (2018): Japan, $1.03B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2018): South Korea, $208M

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

In 2018, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than imports of Photographic Plates were Japan ($1.03B), Germany ($556M), China ($343M), United States ($224M), and Netherlands ($197M).

In 2018, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than exports of Photographic Plates were South Korea ($208M), Chinese Taipei ($207M), India ($152M), Italy ($146M), and Russia ($105M).

Trade Forecasts

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This section shows forecasts for total trade for Photographic Plates. 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 Photographic Plates was 6.76%.  The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Photographic Plates were Romania (25.8%), Maldives (24.5%), Sudan (23.7%), Bahamas (22.3%), and Bermuda (20%).

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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.