HS Icon Acrylic Polymers

3906 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

World Trade (2018): $17.5B, Rnk 212 / 1225

Top Exporter (2018): $2.59B, Germany

Top Importer (2018): $2.52B, China

Product Complexity (2018): 1.64, Rnk 29 / 1018

Export Growth (CAGR)(2017 - 2018): 14.2%, Rnk 554 / 1225

Mean Tariff (2018): 4.69%, Rnk 878 / 1259

Share of World Trade (2018): 0.095%, Rnk 212 / 1225

Overview:  This page contains the latest trade data of Acrylic Polymers. In 2018, Acrylic Polymers were the world's 212th most traded product, with a total trade of $17.5B. Between 2017 and 2018 the exports of Acrylic Polymers grew by 14.2%, from  $15.3B to $17.5B. Trade in Acrylic Polymers represent 0.095% of total world trade.

Exports: In 2018 the top exporters of Acrylic Polymers  were Germany ($2.59B), United States ($1.91B), South Korea ($1.66B), Japan ($1.6B), and France ($1.4B).

Imports: In 2018 the top importers of Acrylic Polymers were China ($2.52B), Germany ($1.2B), United States ($1.04B), Italy ($669M), and Canada ($645M).

Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Acrylic Polymers was 4.69%, been the 878 lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

The countries with the highest import tariffs for Acrylic Polymers are Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Maldives (19.6%), Aruba (12%), and Pakistan (11.3%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Mauritius (0%), South Africa (0%), Zambia (0%), and Hong Kong (0%).

Ranking: Acrylic Polymers ranks 29th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2018): Germany, $2.59B

Top Destination (2018): China, $2.52B

Acrylic Polymers are the world's 212th most traded product.

In 2018, the top exporters of Acrylic Polymers were Germany ($2.59B), United States ($1.91B), South Korea ($1.66B), Japan ($1.6B), and France ($1.4B).

In 2018, the top importers of Acrylic Polymers were China ($2.52B), Germany ($1.2B), United States ($1.04B), Italy ($669M), and Canada ($645M).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2017 -  2018): Germany, $243M

Top Destination Growth (2017 - 2018): China, $304M

Between 2017 and 2018, the exports of Acrylic Polymers grew the fastest in Germany ($243M), South Korea ($220M), Belgium-Luxembourg ($204M), Chinese Taipei ($164M), and China ($146M).

Between 2017 and 2018, the fastest growing importers of Acrylic Polymers were China ($304M), Canada ($145M), Germany ($130M), Poland ($105M), and Vietnam ($103M).

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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 Acrylic Polymers.

In 2018,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.29. This means that most of the exports of Acrylic Polymers are explained by 19 countries.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2018): Germany, $1.39B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2018): China, $1.39B

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

In 2018, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Acrylic Polymers were Germany ($1.39B), South Korea ($1.38B), Japan ($1.36B), United States ($871M), and France ($806M).

In 2018, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Acrylic Polymers were China ($1.39B), Poland ($499M), India ($477M), Canada ($430M), and Mexico ($429M).

Trade Forecasts

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This section shows forecasts for total trade for Acrylic Polymers. 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 Acrylic Polymers was 4.69%.  The countries with the highest tariffs for importing Acrylic Polymers were Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (25%), Maldives (19.6%), Aruba (12%), and Pakistan (11.3%).

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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.