HS Icon Polyvinyl chloride in primary forms

390410 (Harmonized System 1992 for 6-digit)

World Trade (2018): $12.1B, Rnk 244 / 4726

Top Exporter (2018): $2.57B, United States

Top Importer (2018): $1.76B, India

Product Complexity (2018): 0.47, Rnk 1743 / 4873

Export Growth (CAGR)(2017 - 2018): 11.7%, Rnk 2423 / 4726

Mean Tariff (2018): 5.24%, Rnk 3993 / 6538

Share of World Trade (2018): 0.066%, Rnk 244 / 4726

Overview:  This page contains the latest trade data of Polyvinyl chloride in primary forms. In 2018, Polyvinyl chloride in primary forms were the world's 244th most traded product, with a total trade of $12.1B. Between 2017 and 2018 the exports of Polyvinyl chloride in primary forms grew by 11.7%, from  $10.8B to $12.1B. Trade in Polyvinyl chloride in primary forms represent 0.066% of total world trade.

Exports: In 2018 the top exporters of Polyvinyl chloride in primary forms  were United States ($2.57B), Chinese Taipei ($1.08B), Germany ($955M), France ($829M), and Belgium-Luxembourg ($691M).

Imports: In 2018 the top importers of Polyvinyl chloride in primary forms were India ($1.76B), China ($746M), Germany ($702M), Italy ($684M), and Turkey ($630M).

Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Polyvinyl chloride in primary forms was 5.24%, been the 3993 lowest tariff using the HS6 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Polyvinyl chloride in primary forms are Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Maldives (19.6%), Romania (16.2%), and Venezuela (13.5%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Egypt (0%), Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), and Rwanda (0%).

Ranking: Polyvinyl chloride in primary forms ranks 1743rd in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2018): United States, $2.57B

Top Destination (2018): India, $1.76B

Polyvinyl chloride in primary forms are the world's 244th most traded product.

In 2018, the top exporters of Polyvinyl chloride in primary forms were United States ($2.57B), Chinese Taipei ($1.08B), Germany ($955M), France ($829M), and Belgium-Luxembourg ($691M).

In 2018, the top importers of Polyvinyl chloride in primary forms were India ($1.76B), China ($746M), Germany ($702M), Italy ($684M), and Turkey ($630M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2017 -  2018): Chinese Taipei, $511M

Top Destination Growth (2017 - 2018): India, $576M

Between 2017 and 2018, the exports of Polyvinyl chloride in primary forms grew the fastest in Chinese Taipei ($511M), United States ($200M), South Korea ($169M), Netherlands ($92.8M), and Saudi Arabia ($84M).

Between 2017 and 2018, the fastest growing importers of Polyvinyl chloride in primary forms were India ($576M), Bangladesh ($171M), Vietnam ($144M), United Arab Emirates ($101M), and Australia ($71.3M).

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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 Polyvinyl chloride in primary forms.

In 2018,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.3. This means that most of the exports of Polyvinyl chloride in primary forms are explained by 19 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2018): United States, $2.31B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2018): India, $1.75B

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

In 2018, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Polyvinyl chloride in primary forms were United States ($2.31B), Chinese Taipei ($1.06B), France ($613M), Japan ($549M), and South Korea ($450M).

In 2018, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Polyvinyl chloride in primary forms were India ($1.75B), Italy ($653M), Turkey ($619M), Vietnam ($281M), and Canada ($274M).

Trade Forecasts

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This section shows forecasts for total trade for Polyvinyl chloride in primary forms. 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 Polyvinyl chloride in primary forms was 5.24%.  The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Polyvinyl chloride in primary forms were Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Maldives (19.6%), Romania (16.2%), and Venezuela (13.5%).

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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.